Islington

LAB Hold
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 47 Seats +/- +12
Green Party Seats 1 Seats +/- +1
Liberal Democrat Seats 0 Seats +/- -13

Council background

Type
London Borough Council
Seats up
48 seats up for election - Whole
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Islington London Borough Council

03.05.2017

13:16

Town halls buy back Right-to-Buy homes

Housing charities blame a lack of investment in social housing.

19.11.2016

13:03
Newsbeat

Here's why Fabric could reopen

It's thought an out of court settlement could be reached between Fabric and Islington Council which could reopen its doors.

08.09.2016

08:11

Mayor disappointed by Fabric closure

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he is disappointed Islington Council permanently revoked the licence of Fabric nightclub.

07.09.2016

10:42
Newsbeat

Fabric nightclub shut down for good

After hours of evidence, a sub-committee at Islington Council in London decides to revoke licence following police fears about drugs.

31.05.2015

14:28

Parade for FA Cup victors Arsenal

Arsenal fans have been celebrating a record 12th FA Cup title win following the team's four-nil victory over Aston Villa at Wembley, making it the most successful club in FA Cup history.

03.10.2014

16:49

Mount Pleasant hearing

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Find more detail and reaction to the Mount Pleasant decision here.

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Here are the planning documents, the revisions and the agenda for today's meeting at City Hall.

13:49

Mount Pleasant hearing

Nick Beake
BBC News Correspondent
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Mayor Boris Johnson has approved the scheme for nearly 700 homes at the former Mount Pleasant site.

Royal Mail representatives say it will have affordable housing which is "fair and commensurate".

05.08.2014

20:07

Fine threat over running engines

A council in north London has threatened to hand £20 fines to drivers who refuse to switch off their diesel engines while parked.
17:57

On TV tonight

BBC London News
TV
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Coming up at 18:30 on BBC One, the Foreign Office has warned Britons planning on living in the UAE that they could be subject to Sharia judgements in divorce and child custody, even if they are not a Muslim.

Islington Council insists it's not 'anti-motorist' after threatening to hand out £20 fines to drivers who refuse to switch off their diesel engines while they are parked waiting.

And an east London artist finds out how artists were trained for World War One at an Artists' Rifles Regiment camp in Havering.

14:34

Top council earners

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Wandsworth Council also had the most number of employees in London making more than £100,000 a year in 2012-13 with 29. Barnet was second with 26, followed by Hillingdon with 24, the Tax Payers' Alliance study found.

Other local authorities with more than 15 people on £100,000 were:

  • City of London - 24
  • Camden - 23
  • Greater London Authority - 21
  • Newham - 20
  • Islington - 19
  • Tower Hamlets - 18
  • Brent - 18
  • Croydon - 15
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