The mayor of Newham has criticised a government bill which would ban letting fees and cap tenancy deposits in England.
Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.
Amber Rudd had to resign as home secretary after the Windrush scandal. Sajid Javid replaced her. I was in the House of Commons on April 30 for the new home secretary’s first appearance.
MP Lyn Brown has been made a patron of an east London heritage project to celebrate its 20th birthday.
Senior editors from across the regional newspaper industry have joined forces to urge MPs to vote against press freedom curbs in the Data Protection Bill today.
A man from Newham accused of murdering a drug addict, pressured another defendant not to “snitch”, the Old Bailey heard yesterday, Tuesday, March 20.
Students from the Royal Docks Academy visited Parliament as part of their citizenship lessons.
This month is the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, the law that gave some women, and most men, the right to vote.
The names of some of east London’s lesser-known campaigners in the suffrage movement have been included on a statue marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act.
A borough youth group has been honoured at the Houses of Parliament for helping young people with housing and recreational clubs.
First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.
Last summer, there was widespread revulsion about acid attacks - prompted by an attack on two cousins sitting in a car in Beckton. People started to worry if it was safe to walk down the street. Many contacted their MP to express concern.
Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.
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