Tower Hamlets Council Using Right to Buy Money to Build New Homes

Tower Hamlets council announced last week that they would be using money from Right to Buy purchases to fund the building of new homes by housing associations. The aim being to start reducing the waiting list for council homes, which is currently over 21,000. The scheme incentivises housing assoc...

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Caroline Pidgeon to halve TfL fares for all journeys before 7.30am

Caroline Pidgeon, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London, today set out plans for half price fares on Underground, DLR, Overground and TfL Rail services for people who start their journeys before 7.30am. Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London, said: “Hal...

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2015: WHAT DID IT MEAN TO EAST LONDON LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

To say that 2015 was an interesting year to be a Liberal Democrat would be an understatement. January – March: IN GOVERNMENT Liberal Democrats in the Coalition continued to deliver right up to the end of the last Parliament, including: Securing an increase to £10,600 free from income tax for eve...

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