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27th April 2017

Politics

    Corbyn can win another contest say supporters in Camden, as 15 Labour councillors turn on party leader

    More than 100 members of Momentum, the Corbyn-supporting group, met in Kentish Town

    Published: 7 July, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR members in Camden are split over whether it is time for Jeremy Corbyn to be replaced as party leader, as his supporters warned that the views of the wider membership were not reflected in ca

    Keir Starmer: Chilcot report on Iraq War is "damning"

    Holborn and St Pancras MP Keir Starmer opposed the war from the outset

    Published: 7 July, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HOLBORN and St Pancras MP Sir Keir Starmer last night (Wednesday) described the final report into Tony Blair’s decision to lead the United Kingdom into the Iraq as “damning”.

    No quick general election, says Theresa May as she spends first night of campaign to be PM in West Hampstead

    Theresa May was in hot demand among local Conservatives gathered in West Hampstead

    Published: 30 June, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    THERESA May told Hampstead and Kilburn Tories tonight (Thursday) she would not call an early general election if she becomes the new leader of the Conservative Party, and the country's next pri

    North London politicians resent being called a metropolitan, liberal 'elite' as analysis of EU vote begins

    Council leader Sarah Hayward with Labour Party colleague at last week's EU referendum count in King's Cross

    Published: 30 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    VOTERS across Camden were more clued up about the dangers of leaving the European Union than in other areas, it was claimed this week, as devastated Remain campaign supporters hit back at claims th

    Camden Labour big-hitters call for new leader, but Jeremy Corbyn insists: I'm staying

    Jeremy Corbyn

    Jeremy Corbyn addresses a crowd of supporters in Bloomsbury

    Published: 30 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY and TOM FOOT

    SUPPORTERS of Jeremy Corbyn say they are ready to back him against rebelling MPs in a new leadership contest, as Camden’s most senior Labour Party politicians lined up to demand a change at t

    Keir Starmer quits Labour's front bench and tells Jeremy Corbyn that party needs new leader

    Keir Starmer was elected in Holborn and St Pancras last May

    Published: 27 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HOLBORN and St Pancras MP Sir Keir Starmer called for a change of Labour Party leader for the first time this afternoon (Monday) as he joined the exodus from Jeremy Corbyn's shadow team.

    MP Tulip Siddiq: 'We must stay resilient and not hide away after murder of our friend Jo Cox'

    Tulip Siddiq was elected to the House of Commons for the first time on the same night as Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox

    Published: 23 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq said she will not be put off from “facing the public” in the wake of the murder of Jo Cox.

    Third placard appears on the Brexit vote balconies near Hampstead Heath urging people to spoil their ballot papers

    The third placard at Lissenden Gardens

    Published: 26 May, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    YOU might be forgiven for thinking there is not much room for a third way in the upcoming EU referendum vote.

    Camden Council sends out 16,000 emails urging businesses to vote REMAIN in EU vote

    Former Labour councillor and businessman John Mills favours Brexit but Theo Blackwell - the council's finance chief - wants the UK to stay in Europe

    Published: 26 May, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE Town Hall has sent a mass email to 16,000 firms stressing the importance of voting for the United Kingdom to remain in Europe at the EU referendum, sparking claims of “scare-mongering&rdq

    'Two jobs' Sian Berry insists she can handle working at both the Town Hall - and City Hall

    Sian Berry and Caroline Russell

    Sian Berry with Assembly Green colleague Caroline Russell

    Published: 13 May, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY 

    HIGHGATE Green councillor Sian Berry insisted she can do two jobs at the same time as she won a place on London Assembly.

    'Dizzy' defies warnings that his London Assembly seat was at risk

    Andrew Dismore meets his adoring fans at Alexandra Palace last week

    Published: 12 May, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL and RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR’S Andrew Dismore defied warnings that he was at risk of being ousted from his seat at City Hall by seeing off a challenge from the Tories in Barnet and Camden constituency.

    Sadiq Khan promises 'opportunity to thrive' in London as he is named city's new Mayor

    Sadiq Khan with Camden Council leader Sarah Hayward during the campaign

    Published: 7 May, 2016
    By NEW JOURNAL ELECTION REPORTING TEAM

    TWENTY-SIX hours and 27 minutes after polling closed, Labour’s Sadiq Khan was finally declared the new Mayor of London, eight years after the party lost the position to the Tories.

    Rivals claim Labour group is divided but Sarah Hayward thanks supporters for 'convincing' win in leadership contest

    Still No.1: Sarah Hayward beat challenger Sally Gimson with 24 votes to 15

    Published: 5 May, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SARAH Hayward will stay on as leader of Camden Council after she saw off a revolt from within the Labour group.

    Sarah Hayward wins council leadership contest in Labour group vote

    Published: 3 May, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SARAH Hayward has this evening (Tuesday) defended her position as leader of Camden Council in a vote of Labour councillors.

    Put local newspapers in tube stations, says Green mayoral hope Sian Berry

    Sian Berry

    Sian Berry says London's media options have 'contracted'

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    GREEN Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry says City Hall should consider reviewing the stranglehold of the Metro newspaper across the capital’s transport system by allowing space to local news