Islington Green Party has launched a public consultation to ask whether Islington residents would support an additional 5% increase in Council Tax to prevent proposed cuts to adult social care, children’s services and services for people with learning disabilities.
The Labour council is already proposing a 1.99% increase in Council Tax, as well as a precept of 3% to fund social care. The Greens are consulting Islington residents on the idea of calling for a council tax referendum to raise council tax by an additional 5%.
You can give your opinions on the idea by completing our survey here. Please do share with your friends, colleagues and local Islington networks.
In 2011 we published a Citizen Science project showing air pollution above legal limits. We've replicated that study 5 years later and recorded increases in air pollution at every site tested. You can read more about the results here. We found NO2 pollution above legal limits at:
We're hosting a public meeting on Wednesday 22nd February at 7:30pm at Islington Town Hall to discuss the issue and build a response. We hope to finish at around 9:00pm.
Down the spine of Islington is Holloway Road. It's a road that many of us travel down, shop on or live along. The liveability of the area is something that impacts so many of us we're looking to get your views on how to improve Holloway Road and our borough. Complete our petition here to let us know your views.
We want to start a local conversation about how we can improve such a major thoroughfare in our borough. Your ideas will help us construct a community-led vision for Holloway Road. Over the years we've fought campaigns about the dangerous levels of air pollution, lack of cycling facilities and the huge amount of traffic. Your voices can really help us push the local council to take action!
Click here to complete our survey on Holloway Road
We're campaigning to reshape Islington and Britain for the common good - starting with:
Please contact Benali Hamdache, Election Coordinator if you would like to get involved in campaining in any of these areas.
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