Category Archives: Edgware Road

Priced out: blow for Westminster residents as luxury 200-home Paddington development given go ahead with just 32 ‘affordable’ flats

The ‘Evening Standard’ reports: “One of Britain’s biggest property developers has been allowed to flout rules on affordable housing in central London, claiming it can’t afford to build homes for locals and first-time buyers. Despite Westminster council’s policy that all … Continue reading

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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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Lindsey Hall’s Westminster Council voting record – A Public Interest Report

Labour Councillors have scrutinised Westminster North Conservative Candidate Lindsey Hall’s Westminster Council voting record and have compiled a ‘Public Interest Report’ so that voters have all the information they need to make a decision on whom to vote for. Despite … Continue reading

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Edgware Road street lights finally fixed after being broken for FOUR years.

Labour Westminster Councillors have managed to get a row of street lights in Edgware Road fixed after they were left broken for four years! A section of Edgware Road, a well populated residential area, was plunged in to darkness after … Continue reading

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Westminster Council urged to back Small Business Saturday

Labour Councillors have urged Westminster Council to support Small Business Saturday which is taking place on 6 December. The brainchild of Chuka Ummana MP who called for the UK to have its own version of Small Business Saturday and helped … Continue reading

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Labour reveals TfL plans to cut tube station staff in Westminster

Figures obtained by Labour’s London Assembly Member Murad Qureshi show that the following Westminster stations will see major staff cuts – Edgware Road (Bakerloo) – 46% (or 7.1 full time equivalent staff) – Edgware Road (Hammersmith & City) – 43% … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour unveils Planning Manifesto

Labour Councillors in Westminster have unveiled their Planning Manifesto for the May Council Elections. Labour say that the Conservatives are killing Westminster’s communities. Huge number of luxury apartments have been given planning permission but where very few people live. The … Continue reading

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