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LDN Weekly – Issue 97 – 16 October 2019

TAKE YOUR PICK

In today’s edition we’ve got major planning decisions in outer London in Havering and Kingston, planning battles in RBKC and planning headaches for any schemes reliant on Public Works Loan Board money.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 96 – 9 October 2019

OF POSITION AND POSTURE

With the ever-looming possibility of a snap General Election and seven months to go until the London Mayoral and Assembly Elections, anyone running for office is in full campaigning mode.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 95 – 2 October 2019

EENY, MEENY, MINY, MOE

With 29 Days to go until 31 October, it increasingly feels like we’re all gripping a tiger by the toe and utterly terrified of letting go.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 94 – 25 September 2019

HERE WE GO AGAIN 

It's been a truly mad week in politics, with the Supreme Court striking down the prorogation of parliament as ‘null and void’, even as Conference season is still in full swing. Parliament is back in session as of today, with unpredictable consequences for the Government, the Brexit process and Tory party conference.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 93 – 18 September 2019

BOURNEMOUTH BOOGALOO

Party conference season is officially underway as the spectre of an imminent General Election casts a strange shadow over all the usual political shenanigans.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 92 – 11 September 2019

BAILEY, BRIDGES, BORIS, BOVIS AND MORE

With Parliament now (illegally, according to Scotland’s Court of Session) prorogued, it is very hard to predict how the next few months will pan out.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 91 – 4 September 2019

BAAA...CK TO BUSINESS 

Pioneering sheep, hidden museums and old boats all feature in this week’s edition of LDN – London in short. Perhaps all of that will prove a welcome distraction from the political mire that this week has already wrought.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 90 – 21 August 2019

DID YOU MISS US? 

After a week off, we’re back with a bumper edition.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 89 – 7 August 2019

BRICKS AND BREXIT

This week's edition of LDN drives home the point that any election in the next year, general or otherwise, is going to be about housing and Brexit and even when it’s about the NHS, it’s really about Brexit – see below for the story about the allocation of money for hospitals.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 88 – 1 August 2019

DELAYED BUT UNDAUNTED

Our normal publication schedule was interrupted yesterday by a "chemical incident" next door, which saw the entire LCA team evacuated from the office in a bit of a hurry. A bit of a bother, but thankfully no-one was hurt. Read all about it in the Camden New Journal.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 87 – 24 July 2019

BORIS IT IS (OK you didn't hear this first from us but...)

All eyes are turned to No 10 as Theresa May bows out (along with the Chancellor and a raft of other frontbenchers) and former London Mayor Boris Johnson steps up as Britain’s new Prime Minister. But Boris is just the ruffled blond tip of the iceberg in the news this week.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 86 – 17 July 2019

TRUST

Is undoubtedly the theme of this week's edition, as a report from a leading developer shines a spotlight on a significant lack of it between the public and the sector.

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