Analysis

How do you get more homes built in Outer London?

Figures released by London First at its Building London Week event revealed that of the 26,458 new homes completed across the capital during 2017, only 3,278 were in Outer London, or just over 12%. That is despite the […]

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London, Labour and Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit fudge

Responding to Tony Blair’s latest intervention on Brexit, polling expert and Tufnell Park resident Keiran Pedley wrote: “Interesting that Blair and Corbyn’s roles have almost reversed. Blair going all out on a policy position regardless […]

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Higher education participation in London is widening, says new report

For the first time there are more Londoners in some form of higher education in the capital whose parents didn’t go to university than Londoners with parents who did, according to new research for London Councils. […]

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London housing: the big gaps in Anna Minton’s Big Capital

A Grand Narrative explaining London’s present housing problems has evolved in recent years. Emanating from a Protest Left intelligentsia of academics, upmarket liberal journalists, oppositional politicians and media-savvy neighbourhood activists, it helps sustain the populist belief that […]

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Election 2017: Could the Lib Dems really beat Labour Brexiter Kate Hoey in Vauxhall?

Fighting talk from politicians is never in short supply when election campaigns start, and when Tim Farron told BBC London yesterday that the Lib Dems fancy their chances of turfing Labour Brexiter Kate Hoey out of […]

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Lambeth set to give go-ahead for estate demolition and rebuild

Lambeth Council is poised to authorise the demolition and regeneration of a post-war housing estate in Upper Norwood, arguing that this represents the best option for its residents and those of Lambeth as a whole. A report to […]

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Blow for Lambeth Momentum as sitting councillors win re-selection

Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn in Lambeth have failed to bring about the de-selection of three Labour councillors, with party members in the Gypsy Hill ward voting decisively in favour of the trio defending their seats […]

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London Labour: is Corbyn membership gaining ground as 2018 borough elections approach?

Labour currently dominates London politics, from the mayoralty of Sadiq Khan at City Hall to command of 21 of the capital’s 32 boroughs. Despite the party’s grim position nationally, support for it in the capital seems to have […]