Author Archives: Cllr Richard Watts
Following the tragic attack in Manchester on Monday 22nd May, I, made the following statement: “On behalf of Islington Council and everyone in Islington, I send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of those killed and injured in … Continue reading
I’ve just come from hustings at St Mary Magdalene Academy, where I had the pleasure of deputising for Emily Thornberry. As well as general disgust at the Tory cuts to Islington schools parents were shocked at Theresa May’s plan to cut … Continue reading
One of the best things about Labour’s manifesto is that many of the best ideas in it have been tried and tested by Labour in local government – especially here in Islington. I’ve been pleased to play a small part in this … Continue reading
Have a listen to the Jeremy Vine show from the fantastic Nags Head market on Seven Sisters Road. It features, among other things, me being interviewed part of the way in. The link is on the BBC’s iPlayer.
For the ten years they ran Islington Council, the Lib Dems neglected Tollington ward. When Islington Labour took power at the Town Hall in 2010 we decided to invest across the borough. We know that Tollington ward is one of … Continue reading
With this Labour administration, Islington Council is on the side of ordinary working people. Despite the massive cuts imposed on Islington by the Tory Government (and their Lib Dem helpers) I’m proud of everything we’ve done for our borough over … Continue reading