Category Archives: Politics

Police to get more stop and search powers to tackle acid attacks

Home Secretary Sajid Javid will give police new powers to stop and search anyone suspected of carrying a corrosive substance in public. The move will enable police officers to effectively enforce a new offence of carrying corrosives in a public place, which is passing through

Government sets out plans to overhaul waste system

Building on commitments made in the government’s landmark Resources and Waste Strategy published in December, the consultations provide detail on plans to make packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste and to introduce a consistent set of materials collected across England from households for recycling, and

Have your say on new political map of Brent

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across Brent to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries. The Commission’s plans mean changes to ward boundaries across the borough. Only the current Kilburn ward would stay the same under

What we know about 2019’s London Power 100 list so far!

With just over a month to go until 2019’s London Power 100 list is released, we have taken an inside look into what we can expect from the annual list of the most influential individuals in London. UK Power 100 chiefs have confirmed that celebrated

Sadiq Khan launches £38m fund to deliver community-led housing

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched a new £38m fund for community-led housing, enabling Londoners to play a leading role in building new social rented and other genuinely affordable homes for local people. The number of small builders nationally who deliver fewer