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17 Apr

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Chapter 4 – Health: Choose the Right Treatment 

10 Apr

Chapter 4 Health: Choose the Right Treatment Information based on the Islington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) leaflet called 'Choose the Right Treatment' that explains the range of health services available in Islington and which...


Chapter 3 – Parking Permits for Diesel Cars 

10 Apr

Chapter 3 Parking Permits for Diesel Cars Notification to owners of diesel vehicles that, from April 1st 2015, they will be charged an extra 96 when renewing their parking permits because diesel emissions are known to be linked to...


Chapter 2 – Interpreting Service: Feedback meeting for Deaf People 

10 Apr

Chapter 2 Interpreting Service: Feedback meeting for Deaf People Invitation to a meeting for Deaf people to feedback on and discuss the Islington Sign Language Interpreting Service at the Town Hall on Wednesday 20th May 2015 from 5:30 8:30pm...


Chapter 1 – Welcome & Introduction 

10 Apr

Chapter 1 Welcome Introduction Introduction to the April/May 2015 edition of SignPost - the BSL bulletin for the Islington Deaf Community - including an update on the Guides to Services for Deaf People which are now available...


Chapter 5 – SignPost Closing Comments 

10 Apr

Chapter 5 SignPost Closing Comments Request for comments and feedback on SignPost and confirmation that the next edition will be in June 2015.


Helping adults with learning disabilities in to employment 

19 Feb

Helping adults with learning disabilities in to employment Find out about the work out Our Community Access Project does to help adults with learning disabilities back in to employment.


SignPost February March 2015 Meetings to Discuss GPs & Health Services PPG 

5 Feb

SignPost February March 2015 Meetings to Discuss GPs Health Services PPG From: Islington Council Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:36 More in Entertainment...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 – Meetings to Discuss GPs & Health Services (PPG) 

4 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 Meetings to Discuss GPs Health Services (PPG) Invitation to Patient Participation Group (PPG) meetings happening in north, central and south Islington during March 2015 run by Voluntary Action Islington...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 1 – Welcome & Introduction 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 1 Welcome Introduction Introduction to the February/March 2015 edition of SignPost - the BSL bulletin for the Islington Deaf Community, including a reminder about different categories of sign language...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 6 – Employment Commission – Good News Story 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 6 Employment Commission Good News Story Case study of successful partnership working between Islington Council, Jobcentre Plus and local employers to support Deaf teenager, Lewis Tompkins, into work...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 9 – SignPost Closing Comments 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 9 SignPost Closing Comments Request for comments and feedback on SignPost and confirmation that the next edition will be in April 2015.


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 8 – Play Netball 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 8 Play Netball Information about playing netball as a way to have fun, get fit make new friends.


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 2 – Meetings with Councillors or MPs 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 2 Meetings with Councillors or MPs Explanation of the role of Councillors and MPs and your right to request a meeting with them.


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 – Meetings to Discuss GPs & Health Services (PPG) 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 Meetings to Discuss GPs Health Services (PPG) Invitation to Patient Participation Group (PPG) meetings happening in north, central and south Islington during March 2015 run by Voluntary Action Islington...



London Assembly »

Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


Tube Strikes: Mayor gives into unions demands at a cost of £68M 

31 Jan

Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.


Mayor to host representatives of eleven ‘Israeli travel ban’ countries at City Hall reception 

31 Jan

– Mayor set to condemn Trump’s travel ban at tonight’s event – Facing calls to also criticise attending countries that ban Israeli citizens The Mayor of London is set to host representatives of eleven countries that ban Israeli...


More London Assembly


FixMyStreet »

Bollard knocked down, 25th April 

25 Apr

This bollard has been knocked down again.


Dangerously rough surface, 23rd April 

23 Apr

Surface is v poor, esp for cyclists where it is a real hazard Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 81 Aubert Park, N5 Report on FixMyStreet...


Road closed for no reason, 21st April 

21 Apr

This road has been closed for weeks for no reason.


Barriers to inclusive cycling, 17th April 

17 Apr

These barriers are hostile to parents who take children on a cargobike and to disabled people on special needs bicycles.


Many small black bags with dog poo inside left on the ground, 16th April 

16 Apr

Many small black bags with dog poo inside left on the ground.


Car has been parked for many months and is causing an obstruction, 16th April 

16 Apr

The car above is parked in a way that does not allow anyone to park behind it.


Blocked pavement, 15th April 

15 Apr

Hedge overhangs pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 4 Ashbrook Road, N19 Report on FixMyStreet...


Abandoned cycles at Station Place bike stands – pedestrians tripping over rusted bikes – dangerous, 11th April 

11 Apr

There are several abandoned bicycles currently locked to bike stands outside the Station Place exit of Finsbury Park station (N4 2DH).


Bad smell, 5th April 

5 Apr

I think the drain is bolcked.


Urinating against my wall, 5th April 

5 Apr

Over the last couple of month people have noticed men urinating up against the wall of my house.


Dog fouling needs cleaning, 5th April 

5 Apr

Dog fouling on the pavement outside my house - between 73 and half Northchurch Road and 73 Northchurch Road.


Stripped bike, 5th April 

5 Apr

Bike to be removed.


Attnean street concrete block on pavement, 4th April 

4 Apr

Attnean street concrete block on pavement by farringdon rd Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 8 Attneave Street, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Hedge obstructing path, 4th April 

4 Apr

Hedge massively beyond boundary and ovens gong path, making getting past with pushchair tricky.


Unrideable bike, 3rd April 

3 Apr

Rusty bike without front wheel, back tire flat.


More FixMyStreet


FOI requests »

Records of children and family files 

25 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Cathy Fox on 25 April 2017 .


Health and Social Care 

24 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Jemma Jones on 24 April 2017 .


Shisha/Waterpipe smoking 

22 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to s Devi on 22 April 2017 .


Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – Arsenal Football Club 

21 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Paul Turner on 21 April 2017 .


Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – Arsenal Football Club 

21 Apr

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by Paul Turner on 21 April 2017 .


Controlled Parking Zone polygons 

20 Apr

Request to Islington Borough Council by Nick Kocharhook .


Latest Contract Register request 

19 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to sue on 19 April 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

18 Apr

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by sue on 18 April 2017 .


‘Partners For Improvement in Islington’ ASB Policies and Procedures 

13 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to David Hooker on 13 April 2017 .


Use of Agency Social Workers 

12 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Rose Smith on 12 April 2017 .


Contracted Housing Related Support Services 

10 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to M Makam on 10 April 2017 .


Library fines in Islington 

10 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Miss S Kamouni on 10 April 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

10 Apr

Response by Islington Borough Council to Ibin Taha on 10 April 2017 .


Library fines in Islington 

8 Apr

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Miss S Kamouni on 8 April 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

7 Apr

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Ibin Taha on 7 April 2017 .


More FOI requests


Parliament »

Hospitals: Waiting Lists | Department of Health | Written Answers 

23 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time was between referral to secondary care and the beginning of treatment in (a) England, (b) London, (c) the London Borough of Islington and (d) Islington South and Finsbury...


General Practitioners: Wales | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to monitor the introduction in Wales of an 18-month training placement for general practice during which trainees will be salaried directly by the Welsh NHS; and whether he plans to...


General Practitioners: Contracts | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many new (a) General Medical Services, (b) Personal Medical Services and (c) Alternative Provider Medical Services contracts were agreed with GP practices in (i) England, (ii) London, (iii) the...


General Practitioners: Resignations | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) male and (b) female GPs who left the profession, for reasons other than retirement, in each of the last 10 years.


General Practitioners: Overseas Workers | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of UK-trained GPs who opted to practice overseas on completing their training in each of the last 10 years.


General Practitioners: Finance | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of GP practices in (a) England, (b) London, (c) the London Borough of Islington and (d) Islington South and Finsbury constituency have received funding from (i) the Prime...


[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] – Human Rights (Saudi Arabia) | Westminster Hall debates 

21 Jul

The Minister mentioned the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodic review, which was very strict and raised many complaints about Saudi Arabia.


Social Security Benefits | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the draft Welfare Reform and Work Bill, for what reasons the Welfare Reform and Work Bill proposes to repeal section 96(6) to (8) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 on the link...


Housing Benefit | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is his policy that existing exemptions for (a) disability living allowance, (b) personal independence payments, (c) discretionary housing payments, (d) working tax credit and...


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Obviously, a reduction in local authority rents is good for tenants—I fully understand that—but does my right hon.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Obviously, a reduction in local authority rents is good for tenants—I fully understand that—but does my right hon.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Obviously, a reduction in local authority rents is good for tenants—I fully understand that—but does my right hon.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I think we should thank the Freedom of Information Act for today’s statement.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I think we should thank the Freedom of Information Act for today’s statement.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I think we should thank the Freedom of Information Act for today’s statement.


More Parliament





LocalGov blogs »
  • Metro mayors sound great. But they can’t save local parks and pools | Peter Hetherington
    25 Apr 17
    New mayors will be elected on 4 May in England. But what good are they in the face of chronic local government cuts? City parks lie overgrown and abandoned; swimming pools and leisure centres shuttered; libraries locked up ; local bus services…
  • My family was hit by a bus driver with road rage | Sarah Hope
    25 Apr 17
    My safety campaign has uncovered shocking facts. I want to ensure no other family suffers like ours, by keeping drivers calm behind the wheel My name is Sarah Hope. I am a wife and a mother to three children – Barnaby, 16, Sapphire, 14, and…
  • Council spending on 'neighbourhood' services falls by £3bn since 2011
    25 Apr 17
    Cuts to services such as bin collection, planning and pothole repair amount to dismantling of core functions of local government, says report English councils’ spending on neighbourhood services, such as bins, planning, potholes and leisure…
  • The Three futures for Local Government
    24 Apr 17
    Since Theresa May took over as Prime Minister, local councils have increasingly understood that their future now resides in their own hands. The devolution agenda, once driven by the former Chancellor, has severely lost energy. Instead, the…
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    24 Apr 17
    At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next. In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call …
  • The pre-election period
    24 Apr 17
    In the coming weeks, you will notice that it’s much quieter than usual on this blog and all the other blogs run by GDS. It’s because between midnight on Friday, 21 April and the general election on 8 June is the pre-election period.
  • Brexit, GE17 and Beyond Top down Economic Regeneration: ‘that growth was never for me anyway’
    21 Apr 17
    Yesterday NLGN hosted a roundtable with senior local government executives and a handful of academics to discuss ‘place based policy’ after Brexit. The starting point of the discussion was work by Will Jennings and Gerry Stoker of the University…
  • Start of the Possible
    21 Apr 17
    Today we publish Start of the Possible a report from Camden councillor and Lead Member for Finance, Technology and Growth Theo Blackwell – it is based on the findings of a survey of over 800 councillors, believed to be the first to examine…
  • Defining the scope of the model contracts alpha
    20 Apr 17
    We recently blogged about our findings from the model contracts discovery. Find out now what our focus is for government contracts in the digital age.
  • Remembering Professor George Jones
    18 Apr 17
    We at LGiU were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Professor George Jones, Professor of local government at the LSE. George was a great friend to the LGiU over many years, and a great friend to all in local government. Never one to…



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