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LDN Weekly – Issue 100 - 6 November 2019

LDN HITS 100

So what does the 100th edition hold? We’ve got the latest on polling, parliamentary candidate selections and news of City Hall’s organisational transformation.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 99 – 30 October 2019

YOU'RE JOKING...NOT ANOTHER ONE!

Following another rollercoaster week in Parliament – and crucially, the EU’s approval of a Brexit extension to 31 January 2020 – the Government and Opposition have agreed to hold a General Election on 12 December 2019. Results will, perhaps appropriately, be known on Friday the 13th…

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LDN Weekly – Issue 98 – 23 October 2019

CRUNCH TIME

An extension to the current 31 October Brexit date is looking increasingly likely, as is a snap General Election, after the Commons frustrated the Government’s plans to fast-track a revised Withdrawal Agreement Bill.

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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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