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LDN Election Results Special Issue – 10 May 2021

NO GREAT SURPRISES?

Tumultuous, unprecedented times. The biggest shift in our nation’s geo-political standing since the Second World War. A global pandemic and a catastrophic number of fatalities.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 171 – 5 May 2021

CRUNCH TIME FOR KHAN

Tomorrow, which we seem to have collectively dubbed ‘Super Thursday’, will see an estimated 48m voters decide on more than 5,000 seats across 143 English local councils.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 170 – 28 April 2021

8 DAYS TO GO

Roughly nine years ago, I spent a knackering 12 hours at the election count at Alexandra Palace – on hand to deal with media issues as part of the LCA team that was helping London Elects get out the vote.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 169 – 21 April 2021

HEY PRESTO MANIFESTO

There are two sets of stats in today’s LDN that really stick out for me. 

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LDN Weekly – Issue 168 – 14 April 2021

POLLING HIGH, LOW IN POWERS?

This Monday’s reopening is a long-awaited relief for all Londoners, though recent news of COVID variant outbreaks in South and North London boroughs is a reminder that we should all remain cautious.

 

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LDN Weekly – Issue 167 – 31 March 2021

BONKERS FOR BALLOTS 

There’s a lot to be excited about this week, not least because we can all enjoy the company of friends and family (in small, socially-distanced groups and all outdoors of course).

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LDN Weekly – Issue 166 – 24 March 2021

POLITICAL FEVER

We are well into a very political Spring, with the pre-election period of sensitivity for local authorities now underway in advance of the regional and local elections due on 6 May, a Queen’s Speech now set for 11 May and who knows, maybe a Cabinet reshuffle not long after that?

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LDN Weekly – Issue 165 – 17 March 2021

BAD WEEK FOR BAILEY?

We have made the editorial decision not to focus this week on the recent events in Clapham following the terrible murder of Sarah Everard.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 164 – 10 March 2021

MAKE LONDON GREAT AGAIN? 

"6 May 2010 saw Labour lose power nationally after 13 years.  But London swung back to Labour in the local elections held on the same day as that general election."

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LDN Weekly – Issue 163 – 3 March 2021

THIS ROUND'S ON RISHI

"Hot off the press today we have a first look at Rishi’s budget – apart from all the looks we got yesterday and in the days before that, as this Government did its usual thing of dishing out the headlines nice and early."

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LDN Weekly – Issue 162 – 24 February 2021

TO RECOVERY AND BEYOND!

This time next week we will have heard the Chancellor’s Budget statement and we will of course provide some early headlines in this very spot.

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LDN Weekly – Issue 161 – 17 February 2021

UNDER PRESSURE

Joining the dots on the stories in today’s edition, it is clear that complex eco-system of organisations that ‘run’ London – you might have seen our mind-boggling graphic on this – is under immense pressure.

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