Will EU citizens use London borough elections to send a message on Brexit?

Valentina Cipriani is doing a masters course in international journalism at City University. This is her first piece for On London. London’s borough elections on 3 May could be the last time non-UK EU citizens […]


It’s official – only 20 of Kensington & Chelsea’s 37 Tory councillors are defending their seats

Almost half of Kensington and Chelsea’s 37 Conservative councillors will not be defending their seats on 3 May, following a sometimes rancorous Tory candidate selection process. Only 20 of those currently holding seats are seeking […]


Richmond: Lib Dems and Greens reach borough elections agreement

Zac Goldsmith’s famous parliamentary by-election defeat by Liberal Democrat Sarah Olney in Richmond Park in December 2016 may have been helped by the Green Party choosing not to field a candidate. The Greens said at […]


Thank you for making On London’s crowdfunding campaign a success

The five week, all-or-nothing On London crowdfunding campaign drew to a successful close at 8.22 this morning, with a total of £25,401 pledged by a rather magnificent 434 people. The last four or five days […]


Change and discord in Kensington and Chelsea Tory candidate ranks as Labour aims for gains

Don’t expect the Conservatives to lose control of Kensington and Chelsea Council in May, for all the criticism they’ve received over the Grenfell Tower fire. Not only do they hold 37 of the royal borough’s 50 seats but […]


Estate regeneration: how do you do it right?

The redevelopment of council-owned housing estates is perhaps the most polarising political issue in the capital. This has been so for a while, but the intensifying focus on housing costs and “affordable” supply has sharpened oppositions […]


Mayor expects unlimited ‘hopper’ bus and tram fares early next year

Sadiq Khan’s one-hour “hopper” public transport ticket will allow an unlimited number of transfers between buses and trams from early 2018 subject to successful technology testing by Transport for London (TfL), he has announced. The […]


Election 2017: Simon Hughes hopeful of Bermondsey and Old Southwark comeback

On a humid bank holiday Monday, Simon Hughes is canvassing the same street he lived in when he first moved to London, next to Burgess Park, even having a chat with residents in his old […]