Tory attack on low income working families will be first big battle of 2016

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The Liberal Democrats have fired a challenge to Conservative and Labour backbenchers to join with the party in its attempt to stop cuts to Universal Credit. Working families could lose more than £1,000 a year when the changes for new claimants come into force in April.

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Action not rhetoric needed to tackle the scourge of knife crime across Islington & London

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A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Holloway.

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Another Data Disaster

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"Another data disaster' at Islington Council after third major data breach in four years.

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Highbury Sorting Office Set To Close

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Highbury residents are alarmed at the Royal Mail’s plans to close the Highbury sorting office in Hamilton Park, N5. The news which was broken to staff late last week, will see services moved to the Royal Mails site in North Road, N7.

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What a load of Rubbish

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Islington’s Labour-run council had 22,000 complaints about fly-tipping, littering and missed waste collections in just 3 years local Liberal Democrats have revealed.

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No Complaints Data To Back Up Council Parking Plans

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A investigation by Islington Liberal Democrats has revealed that the Council receives less than two complaints a week about Parking in the borough, and most of these are about the incorrect issuing of parking tickets, not about the provision of parking spaces, nor about the hours of operation of parking zones.

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If The Night Tube Is Delayed, So Must The Changes To Night Buses

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Cuts in the frequency of 17 weekend Night Bus services must now be put on hold if the Night Tube service does not commence from the 12th September. This is the clear message that has been sent to the Mayor by Liberal Democrats headed by Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group and former Islington Liberal Democrat  Council Leader Terry Stacy.

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Tories Cut £1.7 Million from the Islington Health Budget

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Figures released last week by the Department for Health show a £1.7 million cut to the public health budget in Islington.

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Highbury says NO to increased parking control

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Highbury Liberal Democrats have been flooded with complaints from local residents and businesses about the Council’s plans to increase controlled parking hours in the area to 9pm, for seven days a week, and have set up a petition against this here.

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Lib Dems Oppose Tory Welfare Cuts

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The Lib Dems have opposed George Osborne's welfare cuts tonight in parliament. The eight remaining Lib Dem MPs tabled a parliamentary motion calling for the withdrawal of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, singling out the proposed cuts to disability benefits as being particularly unfair.

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