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Florence Eshalomi: there is a crisis of representation of BME women – even in London

Florence Eshalomi is a Labour Party member of the London Assembly, representing the Lambeth and Southwark constituency, and a Lambeth councillor. She is a tireless campaigner for political and public bodies to be more representative […]

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What more can London do about knife crime?

As knife crime fatalities in London have increased, the issue has moved up media and political agendas to the point where it is being termed an “epidemic” and Sadiq Khan is under continuous pressure to respond. […]

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London road fatalities ‘lowest on record’

The number of people killed on London’s roads has fallen to its lowest level since records began, with an overall reduction of 45% covering users of all transport forms, including walking during 2016 compared with an average […]

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Restorative justice services enhanced as Khan’s crime victim champion launches review

All Londoners who are victims of crime will have access to a restorative justice service to help them recover from their experience, Sadiq Khan pledged today. City Hall says that a sum of £1.3m, announced last year, will […]

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Cressida Dick: ‘Bearing down’ on violent crime and improving confidence in Met are priorities

The new commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service has said she is sure there will be “more physical protection for crowded spaces” in London as part of prioritising “bearing down on both terrorism and knife crime […]

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London after the Westminster attack: let’s go for cool defiance

We know how this poison works. You didn’t have to be there for the horror of what happened yesterday on Westminster Bridge and within the grounds of the Palace of Westminster for it to get inside your head. The pain […]