Culture

Vic Keegan’s Lost London 42: the statues of Vauxhall Bridge

Vauxhall Bridge definitely qualifies as a hidden gem, though you would never think so from walking across its mundane, deteriorating surface. It is almost designed not to be appreciated, because you can’t easily see its […]

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Battersea Power Station housing: bad, but maybe not all bad

The enormous Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea (VNEB) redevelopment zone has become a high profile hard case study for heritage abuse, preposterous high rise, high end flats and, most recently, the frailties of the Section 106 system […]

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Fixed that for you: dodgy Liberal Democrat election graphs, 2017

Elections are a time for many things. I’ve come to think of them as a time for sniggering at parties’ desperate attempts to sway voters by presenting a dubious grasp of mathematics in graph form and […]

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Guest article: why Brexit makes choosing who you vote for different this time

This column is written by Rachel Holdsworth, whose fine, witty writing on London politics, housing issues and more used to regularly grace Londonist. She’s now a freelance writer and editor and the owner of a […]

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Lib Dems muster in Vauxhall to challenge Kate Hoey, but local Greens won’t stand aside to help

The Liberal Democrats have served notice that the Vauxhall constituency of Labour Brexit supporter Kate Hoey is likely to be a high profile target for them in London, but will have to overturn a huge […]

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A vote for Kate Hoey is ‘now a vote for Ukip,’ claim Lib Dems after Paul Nuttall calls her a ‘good Brexiteer’

The Liberal Democrats have claimed that “a vote for Labour in Vauxhall is now a vote for Ukip,” after Ukip leader Paul Nuttall suggested his party might not field a candidate in the south London constituency […]

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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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Vauxhall Labour disassociates itself from MP Kate Hoey’s Brexit stance

The membership of Vauxhall constituency Labour party (CLP) has formally distanced itself from its own member of parliament over positions she has taken in relation to the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, saying it […]