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Labour sets Newham mayor ‘trigger ballot’ re-run dates

The re-run process for deciding if Sir Robin Wales will again be Labour’s mayoral candidate for Newham without having to win a separate selection contest will be completed by the end of 11 February, according a timetable set […]

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Labour members call for immediate ‘open selection’ to choose Newham mayoral candidate

Labour Party members in Newham having asked the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to order an immediate open selection contest for choosing their candidate for May’s mayoral election in the borough, rather than re-running the […]

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What can council-owned housing companies in London do?

Government underfunding of affordable housing in London and the limits it imposes on councils’ freedom to borrow to build have produced a flourishing of what are called local housing companies among the capital’s boroughs. These are […]

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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 leads the social mobility league, but there is much more to be done

As On London contributor Sam Stopp has rightly observed, London’s claims to greatness are undermined by its containing far too many people who struggle to make ends meet. Changing that is a major challenge for the city. But […]

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Newham mayor ‘trigger ballot’ campaigners to continue legal challenge

Labour Party members in Newham seeking to overturn the re-selection of Sir Robin Wales as their mayoral candidate next year have hit an initial target of £10,000 to pursue a legal case against their party’s governing body. In […]

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