Category Archives: Labour Government

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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A double whammy for social housing in Westminster

A recent report by the respected housing charity Shelter has identified that under the Conservative Government’s plans to sell off high value council homes would mean Westminster has to sell off a massive 76.3% of its much needed council homes … Continue reading

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Where the money went (2) – How Labour created Westminster’s network of Sure Start centres

In July 2002 new resources were announced by the Labour Government to support children and families, particularly the most vulnerable. Sure Start, Early Years and Childcare programmes were brought together under a single inter-departmental unit based in the Department of … Continue reading

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