Haringey: ‘Corbyn Council’ set to kill off plans for multi million pound youth activities scheme

Haringey’s new “Corbyn Council” was in the news last week for pulling the plug on the previous Labour administration’s proposed development vehicle, which would have delivered 6,400 new homes across the borough, 40 per cent […]


Haringey: ‘Corbyn Council’ housing goals at risk if it scraps Lendlease development deal

Haringey’s new Labour-run council could miss its house building targets, damage its own finances and possibly face legal action if it ditches plans to form a property development company formulated by the previous Labour administration, according to […]


Haringey: ‘Corbyn Council’ set to demolish unsafe homes on Broadwater Farm estate

The Labour local authority elected following the Momentum-led removal of previous councillors who had backed regeneration plans involving the future redevelopment of the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham is set to sanction the demolition of two […]


Contest to lead Haringey ‘Corbyn Council’ hots up as Lendlease seeks meeting

Update 19:10: I’ve been told that the result of the “indicative secret ballot” reported below was as follows: Zena Brabazon 69 votes Joseph Ejiofor 30 Peray Ahmet 14 Kirsten Hearn 12 Felicia Opoku 3 I’m told […]


London’s devolved work and health employment support programme begins

London government today took charge of a programme for helping Londoners who have difficulty finding jobs in the latest devolution of central government powers to the capital. The Department for Work and Pensions has handed down funds for […]


Will Haringey’s ‘Corbyn Council’ choke off housing supply?

A tension between a wish to redevelop land and a desire to re-assert the control of the local state lies at the heart of Labour politics in London. Variations on that theme can be found all over town. […]


Haringey Labour branch chair resigns over ‘poisonous atmosphere’ in local party

The chair of a Labour Party branch in Haringey has resigned from his post citing a “poisonous atmosphere” created by fellow officers that has left him feeling “intimidated and unwelcome” due to their rejection of […]


Haringey: the ‘Corbyn Council’ will have some shaping up to do

Claire’s Kober’s decision to step down as a Haringey councillor and step away from the snake pit of Labour politics in the borough had been coming for while. Those of her opponents who’ve greeted it with […]


London Councils criticises ‘wholly inadequate’ government funding proposals

The government’s proposals for funding London’s boroughs next year have been slammed as “wholly inadequate” by the body representing the city’s 33 local authorities. Though welcoming what it called a “limited recognition” of the need to invest […]