Category Archives: Westminster North

Child Poverty in Westminster

In January 2018, the End Child Poverty coalition published figures which reveal that: Westminster is 6th in the top 25 local authorities with highest levels of child poverty across the UK with 41.29% of children in poverty in 2017 (after … Continue reading

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Karen Buck MP calls for Airbnb short term lets registration scheme

Research by the Residential Landlords Association published in December 2017 found the number of Airbnb rentals in London has increased by 187% since 2015. Karen Buck MP said the number of properties advertised on Airbnb in Westminster North has more … Continue reading

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Westminster council under fire as £1 billion regeneration of Queensway may include only four ‘affordable’ homes

        The ‘Evening Standard’ reports: “The much-vaunted £1 billion regeneration of Queensway is shaping up to include almost no “affordable” homes for young Londoners or key workers. In the latest example of a developer wanting to go … Continue reading

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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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Karen Buck increases her majority in Westminster North and Ibrahim Dogus slashes Tory majority in Cities of London & Westminster

Labour’s Karen Buck has been re-elected as MP for Westminster North  with an increased majority of over 11,500. The full result is Karen Buck (Labour) – 25,934 Lindsey Hall (Conservative) – 14,422 Alex Harding (Lib Dem) – 2,253 Emmanuelle Tandy … Continue reading

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Vote for Karen Buck for Westminster North on Thursday 8th June

Karen Buck’s pledges to you I’ll continue to be a hard-working local MP who’ll put the people of Westminster North first I’ll stand up against a damaging ‘hard’ Brexit that risks London’s jobs and living standards I’ll fight for our … Continue reading

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Success for Labour’s Rita Begum at Paddington Rec

Labour Councillor Rita Begum’s campaign to get baby changing and wheel chair facilities located in the Pavilion toilets at Paddington Recreation Ground has been successful. Labour’s Councillor for Maida Vale has received the good news from Sean Stewart at the … Continue reading

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