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£249 million pensions deficit

30 September 2021

Full Council last week received a report that Islington is one of only four councils in the country to be challenged about its pension fund deficit by the Government Actuary Dept. This is a result of them flagging Islington’s situation as ‘amber’ – the 4th worst out of the 87 pension funds they investigated.

Islington Council Signs up to Equal Pavements Pledge

28 September 2021

At Full Council last Thursday, Islington passed a motion backing Transport for All’s call for councils and transport authorities to sign an Equal Pavements Pledge. Transport for All is a disabled and older persons’ organisation which champions accessible transport in London and the pledge commits its signatories to seven promises that will ensure our streets are accessible to everyone.

Help for Renters in Islington

26 August 2021

Despite assurances from the Prime Minister that nobody would lose their home as a result of coronavirus, the Tories are once again showing whose side they are on where private renters are concerned: the landlords. The campaigning group Generation Rent has a fantastic list of organisations that offer help.

Embrace the Retrofit Revolution

20 July 2021

Early in June the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan declared a “retrofit revolution”, to make the capital’s buildings more energy efficient.

Wray Crescent Park

16 July 2021

Plans for Wray Crescent Park in Tollington ‘unfairly privilege cricket over a diverse range of more inclusive activities for the wide range of residents’.

Tollington By-Election Result

13 July 2021

Congratulations to Labour’s Mick Gilgunn for his victory in the July 1 Tollington ward by-election, but thanks also to the many residents whose votes took the Green Party to a strong second place behind him.

Jonathan Ward for Tollington

16 June 2021

Local Councillor Richard Watts has resigned from Islington Council. That means Tollington will be electing a new Councillor on 1st July. Tollington resident Jonathan Ward is standing for the Green Party. Jonathan is an expert sustainability engineer. He is on the Steering Group of the Neighbourhood Planning Forum and is a long-standing governor of St. Mark’s School.

Zoe Alzamora for Mildmay

29 April 2021

Zoe Alzamora for Mildmay Ward

London Green Manifesto 2021

26 April 2021

The London Green Manifesto for 2021

Katie Dawson for Highbury West

21 April 2021

Katie Dawson is standing as Green candidate for Highbury West

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