Category Archives: Soho

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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Berwick Street Market privatisation U-Turn welcomed by Labour

Labour Councillors and the West End Labour Action Team have welcomed Westminster City Council’s U-turn on plans to privatise Berwick Street Market following a year-long campaign from market traders who organised a 37,000-signatrure petition against the privatisation proposals. With just … Continue reading

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Further blow to Berwick Street Market as traders lose parking places despite £12 million increase in parking income for Westminster

Berwick Street Market traders have suffered a further blow when their parking places have been lost due to the redevelopment scheme alongside Kemp House, despite Westminster City Council raking in an extra £12 million through parking charges and fines. Berwick … Continue reading

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Neglected West End telephone boxes are a safe haven for anti social behaviour

The West End Labour Action team has followed up residents’ concerns with Westminster Council on the state of the BT phone boxes in the area.   Phone boxes have become a focus for anti-social behaviour (including drug taking, defecation and urination) and … Continue reading

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West End Labour Action Team: Update on 5 point plan to tackle drug crime

The West End Labour Action Team’s 5 point plan to tackle drug crime in the West End has received positive and constructive feedback from residents, as Pancho Lewis and Patrick Lilley continue to work with all in the local community who want … Continue reading

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Tackling drug crime in Soho

The West End Labour Action Team were on London Live tonight talking about their 5 point plan to help tackle drug crime in Soho. To give your views on the plan, please click here. The West End Labour Action Team … Continue reading

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Tackling drug crime in Soho: A 5 point plan by the West End Labour team

In response to a surge in drug crime in Soho, the West End Labour Action Team has released a 5-point plan to tackle the issue at root. The plan eschews making small, timid changes – the approach of the authorities … Continue reading

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