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Islington Survivors redress scheme - some progress

On 16th May, Islington Survivors Network met with Carmel Littleton, Corporate Director of Islington Children’s Services, and Islington lawyers for our first meeting about a proposal for a redress scheme which had been presented to the council, by… 990 more words


Thank you

I am delighted that Islington has given our Labour Council a massive vote of confidence at last Thursday’s Council elections.  Thank you to everyone who voted for us – it is much appreciated and we don’t take your support for granted. 168 more words

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Daily Mirror, 28th December 1977

COLPAI school clears final planning hurdle

This article was published on the front page of City Matters newspaper on 28 March 2018. An online version can be found here.

City planners have green-lit controversial plans to build a new primary school and social housing tower block next to the Grade II-listed Golden Lane Estate, putting an end to months of debate and fierce opposition from local residents. 596 more words


No clarity yet for Islington's EU citizens

In December, I, along with every other Labour Council Leader in London, wrote to the Prime Minister asking that she immediately guarantee the future rights of EU citizens living in our City. 77 more words


Parallel Universes; social workers and abused children

On the 28th September at an Islington Council Executive meeting, I received an apology from Islington Council Leader, Richard Watts.  I was deeply moved by this because, after 27 years of campaigning, it was important for me to hear his acknowledgement of the crimes committed against children whilst in the care of Islington Council from the 70s to the 90s.  3,261 more words

Deselected: First Kurdish woman to become a councillor in Islington

EVERY sitting Labour councillor in Camden who wants to stand again at May’s council elections has so far avoided a members vote on their candidacy. The new… 303 more words