London City Airport Expansion news

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 by

City Airport is taking the Mayor of London to the Planning Inspectorate in March over the Mayor’s overruling of Newham Council’s decision to grant planning permission for the expansion of the airport in February 2015. London City Airport wants to increase its terminal facilities in order to be able to operate 120,000 flights per year

John McDonnell

Friday, 29 January 2016 by

John McDonnell seems to be coming out of the Google tax furore rather well. As the story has rumbled on in the news over the week, the Shadow Chancellor’s measured interventions have added to George Osborne’s discomfort. Today, he has written to the European Commission, asking for the nature of the deal to be looked

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Environment Workshop 1.   Fly-tipping is a London wide problem which needs addressing. 2.   Incinerators are causing air pollution and should not be used when many of the items burnt could be recycled. Policy needed on incineration. 3.   The Mayor needs more waste management powers. 4.   Standardise waste and recycling across London.(e.g. Havering does not do

This was Sadiq Khan’s message to Labour representatives at the London Mayoral Election Manifesto Conference held in Stratford on Saturday. Sadiq stressed that housing was our biggest priority in the forthcoming election but he also said he was committed to a Fares Freeze. He wants to address in-work poverty and establish a real Living Wage throughout the

On the 17th of November, John McDonnell MP and Lilian Greenwood MP met with Local Government Leaders to discuss the Government’s cuts to funding for local councils. To read the full statement released after the meeting, please follow the link here. Councillor Keith Darvill – Labour Councillor for Heaton Ward

At the CLP All Members meeting on 12th November 2015, the following discussions took place: “A Cleaner, Greener London” A lengthy debate on the expansion of City Airport resulted in members REJECTING this idea due to NOISE nuisance, BREACHES in NOISE regulations, NARROWING of flight paths across East London and JOBS in East London since

            The Leader’s speech was the first that Jeremy Corbyn had given since his election by a resounding victory in the Leadership election just a few weeks before delivery. The new Leaders mandate was provided by 60% of the party voting for him outright, which gave him a platform for