Analysis

Why London Tories could be crushed on 3 May – and why they might not

It is no wonder that many of the capital’s Conservatives are anticipating 3 May with dread. So much of the evidence points to them heading for a dreadful drubbing at the borough elections you couldn’t […]

Comment

Josh Neicho: Borough of Culture competition has been a joy, but angrier art is on its way

Josh Neicho is a communications professional and freelance journalist who is on the editorial team at Lambeth Life. This is his first, very welcome, piece for On London. Follow Josh on Twitter. Sadiq Khan was in his […]

Analysis

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 […]

Comment

Millwall and New Bermondsey: even the tax issues are not black and white

Earlier this week, I wrote that the dispute between Millwall Football Club and Lewisham Council over the proposed redevelopment of land adjacent to the club is not a tale of  “community resistance” to a venal alliance between “Blairite” […]

News

Lewisham Labour selects 2018 borough mayor candidate

Labour Party members in Lewisham have selected Damien Egan, the council’s cabinet member for housing, to be their party’s candidate in next year’s mayoral election despite a strong showing by his fellow councillor Paul Bell, […]

Analysis

Labour in London: Momentum, ‘moderates’ and candidate selections

Recent internal Labour Party elections in Haringey resulting in a string of wins for candidates backed by Momentum, the group formed to back Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, have refuelled talk of big shifts in the Labour grassroots landscape, perhaps changing […]

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Lewisham Labour mayoral hopefuls set out differing views on Millwall and New Bermondsey scheme

Three Labour councillors hoping to become the next executive mayor of Lewisham have set out sometimes sharply different positions on a controversial regeneration plan in the borough, which would involve the redevelopment of a 30-acre […]

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Millwall & New Bermondsey: allegations against sports centre charity dismissed

A government regulator has found no grounds for concern over a charity set up to build and run a sports centre in Lewisham close to Millwall Football Club as part of the proposed redevelopment of South […]