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Who wants to be the next MP for Islington North?

THERE was a bit of an all stand-down moment, locally, when Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour leadership contest last summer. For those north London Labour figures who hold a keen admiration for his rock solid parliamentary majority in Islington North, there had, until then, been an almost audible wondering aloud about whether Corbyn, who will be over 70 at the next timetabled general election, was thinking this would be his last term in the Commons. 440 more words

Local Politics

Protesters pledge to fight on against GP link-up with work advisors | DisabledGo News and Blog

Disabled activists have pledged to continue the fight to halt a scheme that places welfare-to-work advisors from a discredited US outsourcing giant in GP practices. They spoke out after a protest by scores of activists blocked a busy central London roundabout for half an hour on Friday afternoon, bringing traffic to a standstill. 121 more words

Disability

OPEN LETTER TO HISTORIC ENGLAND

Dear Historic England

I’m writing to express my disappointment at your decision to support the development of more tower-blocks around Bunhill Fields.

It was a striking pose that you would not join other groups such as the Ancient Monuments Society, Blake Society, Georgian Group, Victorian Society, Blake Society, and John Wesley’s House in an outright condemnation of the plans. 233 more words

Keep The Jobcentre Out Of The NHS - The Fightback Against The Health And Work Programme Starts Now! #donoharm

Job coaches in GP Surgeries? No!

We call on GPs to ‪#‎DoNoHarm‬.

Join DPAC, Boycott Workfare, Mental Health Resistance Network on

4 March, 3pm at the City Road Surgery, 190-196 City Road, London EC1V 2QH. 658 more words

Welfare Reform

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Islington council are they Blue Labour.

Come to the general meeting on Tuesday 24 November

The time of the meeting has been returned to 7:30 pm from 6:30 pm because it will not now begin with a discussion with Councillor Paul Convery. 33 more words

Parks And Gardens

A Plaque For Nina Bawden | Spitalfields Life


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Originally posted on Spitalfields Life.

‘Islington Council is unveiling a plaque for my friend & mentor, the novelist Nina Bawden, at midday on Friday 11th September, at her former home, 22 Noel Rd, N1, and you are very welcome to attend. 220 more words

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