In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
Posts Tagged: Haringey
Our survey identified 15,875 of them. Many of these could be redeveloped to provide new homes.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
Smaller electoral areas with just one councillor each would make for less confusion, more accountability – and fewer one party states.
Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Ryan Henson: How to improve opportunities for white working-class boys – and get more on the Tory benches too
Research shows that investment in the early years of a child’s life is the most effective way to improve his or her long-term life chances.
Red Ted Knight and the then Militant Tendency were a disaster for Lambeth. The hard left has returned – new bottles, yet very much the nastiest of old wine.
“Ideological dogma will do nothing to improve the lives of residents”: Full text of Kober’s statement
The Leader of Haringey Council explains why she has decided to stand down at the local elections in May.
Labour council leaders warn their Party’s Corbynite NEC is a “dangerous and alarming” threat to local democracy
Scores of senior councillors argue that the central party’s attempts to dictate council policies are “an affront to the basic principles of democracy”.
This weakening of local accountability makes it all the more important for Conservatives to offer voters a clear alternative.
Only six per cent of land is built on. Yet the planning system is still blocking perfectly reasonable development proposals.
You can help to warn voters before it’s too late.
A pledge to crack down on tall buildings was followed by Khan approving developments of 17 storeys in Harrow and 21 storeys in Haringey against local wishes.
The Shadow Cabinet remains silent on this inconvenient truth.
He’s certainly not a racist nor predominately a progressive – but, rather, almost laboratory-standard evidence of the Tory hunger for office.