Tag Archives: Richard Watts

Theresa May: lunch snatcher

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

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New Community Centre for Tollington

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

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Making a Difference with Less

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

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Why vote Labour in Islington?

This election in Islington boils down to a choice between Islington Labour and the Tories. Once again, the Tories have decided that their own political opportunism should come before the needs of working people in Islington. Just as with the … Continue reading

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Free School Meals for All

One of Islington Labour’s policies that I’m most proud of is the introduction of free school meals for all primary school children. Islington Labour introduced this policy in Islington in 2010 in the face of strong opposition from our then … Continue reading

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