Category Archives: Cities of London and Westminster

Why I am standing for Labour in Cities of London & Westminster – Ibrahim Dogus

My name is Ibrahim Dogus and I’m standing as the Labour candidate in Cities of London and Westminster at the general election. After coming to London at the age of 14 with my family as political refugees from Turkey, I … Continue reading

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Ibrahim Dogus for the Cities of London and Westminster

I am beyond proud to announce that I have been selected as the Labour Party candidate for the Cities of London and Westminster constituency. The Labour Party recently won historic victories in the local elections in this constituency. The incumbent … Continue reading

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Labour calls on Westminster Council not to cooperate with Trump state visit as visa ban could harm over 10,000 Westminster residents

Westminster Labour has written to the Leader of the Council and its Chief Executive to call on them to seek to block the proposed state visit by President Trump by withholding council cooperation in planning and managing the event unless … Continue reading

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Ananthi Paskaralingam is Labour’s Candidate for the Bryanston and Dorset Square Ward By-Election on 22nd October

About Ananthi Paskaralingam Ananthi has previously worked as an Advice Worker for the Citizens Advice Bureau as well as a Debt Advisor and is currently training as a Dignity Champion with Healthwatch Westminster. In her spare time she volunteers at … Continue reading

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Karen Buck wins Westminster North

Karen Buck has been re-elected Member of Parliament for Westminster North The full result is Karen Buck – Labour – 18,504 Lindsey Hall – Conservative – 16,537 UKIP – 1,489 Lib Dem – 1,457 Green – 1,322 Christian Party – … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour and Conservatives say no to proposed Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge

Labour and Conservative Councillors on Westminster Council have voiced cross-party opposition to Wandsworth Council’s proposal for a new pedestrian/cycle bridge from Nine Elms to Pimlico. Labour Churchill Ward Councillors Jason Williams, Murad Gassanly and Shamim Talukder have raised strong concerns … Continue reading

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Westminster Conservative MP joins Labour in calling for owners of the most expensive property to pay more Council Tax

Mark Field MP is the second Conservative parliamentary candidate in Westminster to call for those who own the most expensive houses to pay additional Council Tax towards public services. He joins Labour’s Karen Buck MP in calling for a bigger … Continue reading

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