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The Liberal Democrat candidate for West Ham has said that “a voice of tolerance and unity” is needed in the wake of Brexit negotiations.

The Mayor of London announced plans to “name and shame” rogue landlords during raids on Newham properties today.

This year’s general election is “the most important election in a generation”, according to the Liberal Democrat candidate for East Ham.

Lyn Brown has vowed “to fight as hard as I can” for her constituents after announcing her intention to stand in the forthcoming general election.

Stephen Timms has accused Theresa May’s government of making damaging cuts to services for his constituents.

With the snap general election set for June 8, here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for election day.

A snap general election has been called by prime minister Theresa May, to be held in June.

In just under two years, Britain has had one general election, one referendum, two prime minsters and faces the prospect of a third.

The prime minister Theresa May has announced a general election on June 8.

Newham Council’s chief executive was the third highest paid in London last year, a report out today reveals.

A new Thames crossing is vital if Britain is to maintain its dominant trading position after quitting the EU, business leaders and politicians have been warned.

Rogue landlords who exploit and endanger Newham residents could face fines of up to £30,000 under new powers passed by the council.

A man who was stabbed to death inside an off-licence in Custom House has been named locally as Ahmed Jah.

It’s been the news that 47 per cent of voters in the borough have been waiting for since that historic moment on June 23 when the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Stephen Timms has said Theresa May needs to “make some compromise on the free movement of people” from Europe to the UK as Article 50 is triggered.

Stephen Timms has spoken to the Recorder from Parliament which is on lockdown after a terror incident this afternoon reportedly left two people dead.

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down over his planned Budget hike in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for the self-employed.

Proposed changes to constituency boundaries which could see the seats of East Ham and West Ham carved up have prompted concerns over the borough’s identity.

Lyn Brown and Stephen Timms have slammed the chancellor’s budget saying people in Newham will suffer as a result.

A Newham councillor has been suspended from the Labour party for three years after being found guilty of bullying, intimidation and aggressive behaviour.

Councillors have agreed a budget that will make “efficiency” savings of £18.8 million and freeze council tax for the ninth consecutive year.

Newham Council aims to save £94 million by dumping some of the controversial high-interest bank loans it took out in the noughties.

Newham Council’s leadership team is taking on a different look following a cabinet reshuffle.

Newham Council could save up to £94 million after cabinet members agreed a restructure of its loans.

A £20 charge to collect bulky waste items will continue after a year-long trial period was deemed to be a success.

Plans to freeze council tax for the ninth year running have been backed by councillors.

A man who was one of the first child refugees to enter the country after fleeing Nazi persecution in the Second World War has attacked the government.

Newham University Hospital (NUH) failed to hit the government’s A&E waiting time targets in December, according to data released today.

The Recorder has produced an easy-to-understand guide to everything Brexit after the country took a massive step towards leaving the EU on Wednesday.

The branch of Foxtons was told to pay £2,500 after failing to clearly explain an administrative fee charged to prospective tenants.

Campaigners protested outside a council party last night to voice their anger following the reselection of Sir Robin Wales as the Labour candidate for the 2018 Mayor of Newham election.

A councillor has said that it is “time to get the show on the road” in redeveloping the Carpenters Estate.

The retractable seats at the London Stadium were the main reason for the project going £51million over budget, the London Assembly has been told

Violence at West Ham United football matches will be discussed today following clashes at the club’s new home.

Attempts to unseat Sir Robin Wales as Labour’s automatic candidate for the borough’s 2018 mayoral elections have edged closer.

Schools could face “severe” cuts of tens of millions of pounds if the government presses ahead with spending plans, union bosses claim.

Search our table of London MPs’ expense claims to find out how much your local MP spent in 2015-16

A “deeply concerned” Sadiq Khan has called for an investigation into a £51million increase in the cost of converting West Ham’s London Stadium.

Residents are being asked to have their say on reversing 50 years of traffic history.

A government review of gambling machines that “suck the life-blood” out of economies has been welcomed by Sir Robin Wales.

Newham is the second-worst borough in London for prosperity, according to a new study.

Lyn Brown has re-joined Labour’s shadow frontbench, three months after resigning.

A traditional East End pub could be about to become a 298-room hotel.

Cable car users will be able to sip beer and champagne 300ft above the Thames after permission was granted by Greenwich Council bosses last night.

A ruling will be made tonight on whether champagne and beer can be sold on cable cars up to 300ft above the Thames.

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