Category Archives: Westminster North

Westminster Labour launches campaign to save BBC Maida Vale Studios

From the beginnings of radio through to rock and roll, Maida Vale has been at the heart of the nation’s cultural heritage. From the Beatles to Beyonce, every significant pop artist has recorded here. Not only that, the studios also … Continue reading

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Help Labour in Westminster North on polling day

We can make history in Westminster on Thursday 3rd May 2018! But we need your help to do this. We need to speak to residents across Westminster to make sure they go out and vote. In Westminster North we are … Continue reading

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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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