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Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Housing John Healey has today pledged that under a Labour government there would be a ‘consumer rights revolution’ for renters, starting by introducing tougher legal minimum standards for all private rented homes.

Mr Healey said that Labour’s new minimum standards will empower renters to “call time on bad landlords” letting out dangerous or sub-standard homes and who are being let down by Conservative Ministers who have weakened key legislation.

£249 million a month in rent going to bad landlords in London

Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Housing John Healey has today pledged that under a Labour government there would be a ‘consumer rights revolution’ for renters, starting by introducing tougher... Read more

Andy Slaughter MP, Labour's Shadow Minister for Housing and Shadow Minister for London, commenting on research for the Trust for London charity showing that 4 in 10 Londoners can’t afford a decent standard of living, said:

“This is a timely reminder that the growing national housing crisis is entrenched and endemic in London, and that the Government is doing next to nothing to resolve it. Indeed in many ways it is making it worse.

This is a timely reminder that the growing national housing crisis is entrenched and endemic in London - Andy Slaughter

Andy Slaughter MP, Labour's Shadow Minister for Housing and Shadow Minister for London, commenting on research for the Trust for London charity showing that 4 in 10 Londoners can’t afford a decent... Read more

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, is coordinating EU-wide efforts by socialist parties to protect the rights of UK citizens living in the EU and EU citizens living in the UK. 

Today, Jeremy has written to leaders of seven European socialist parties, allied to Labour and in government, to lobby, at every level of the EU, for the rights of British citizens abroad and to reaffirm Labour's commitment to the rights of EU residents in the UK.

Jeremy Corbyn works with European socialist parties in government to lobby for rights of British people in EU and EU citizens in the UK

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, is coordinating EU-wide efforts by socialist parties to protect the rights of UK citizens living in the EU and EU citizens living in... Read more

At Prime Minister’s Questions recently Jeremy Corbyn challenged the Prime Minister over an apparent ‘sweetheart’ deal for Surrey Council. The Government has apparently offered Conservative-led Surrey special terms to back down on a proposal to increase council tax by 15 per cent in order to deal with the social care crisis; it has not offered this same deal to other councils suffering from the Tory social care crisis. 

Surrey council sweetheart deal would be worth £290m to London councils if replicated

At Prime Minister’s Questions recently Jeremy Corbyn challenged the Prime Minister over an apparent ‘sweetheart’ deal for Surrey Council. The Government has apparently offered Conservative-led Surrey special terms to back... Read more

Despite promising to protect spending, new figures reveal Tories cut police funding for the Greater London Authority by £47 million this year.

Gareth Thomas, Labour MP for Harrow West, said:

“Despite the Tories’ empty promises to protect the police, London is seeing a real-terms cut of almost £47 million in its funding from Government this year.

Figures reveal Tories cut police funding for the Greater London Authority by £47 million this year

Despite promising to protect spending, new figures reveal Tories cut police funding for the Greater London Authority by £47 million this year. Gareth Thomas, Labour MP for Harrow West, said:... Read more

Christian Wolmar was overwhelmingly selected by local members as Labour’s candidate to fight the Richmond Park by-election

Christian Wolmar selected as Labour's candidate to fight Richmond Park

Christian Wolmar was overwhelmingly selected by local members as Labour’s candidate to fight the Richmond Park by-election Read more

Zac Goldsmith is a serial underachiever who has never been a success in business or politics despite the vast opportunities he has been afforded. His lack of values, experience and substance shows he simply isn't up to the job of leading the world's greatest city.

Read more here: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/mayor/now-it-s-personal-as-rival-sadiq-brands-zac-an-underachiever-a3155301.html

 

Zac Goldsmith CV Serial underachiever

Zac Goldsmith: serial underachiever

Zac Goldsmith is a serial underachiever who has never been a success in business or politics despite the vast opportunities he has been afforded. His lack of values, experience and...

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