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Rough sleeping in London rockets 37% in a year

Newly published Government figures show a 37% increase in the number of people sleeping rough in London last Autumn. The statistics from the Department for Communities and Local Government found…

Home Secretary says no water cannon

The Home Secretary’s decision not to licence water cannon for use on London’s streets at this time should be a clear signal to Boris Johnson that his proposal was ill-judged….

Mayor admits defeat on apprenticeships

Boris Johnson has admitted that he is unlikely to reach his target to create 250,000 apprenticeships between 2012 and 2016. The Mayor made the admission during a BBC interview marking…

The ugly truth about unequal pay in the beautiful game

Despite the recent record breaking £5.14bn TV deal for English football many elite football clubs in London still to refuse to pay many of their employees the London Living Wage….

Emergency Services risk becoming “casualty of cuts”

London Assembly Member Murad Qureshi said he is ‘deeply concerned’ after a new report showed that over half of Londoners feel ‘fairly’ or ‘very unconfident’ that London’s emergency services are…