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Hackney campaigners say ‘Kill the Housing Bill!’

Campaigners and residents from Hackney joined a crowd of thousands on Sunday to protest against the “death” of affordable housing. Demonstrators gathered in Lincoln’s Inn...

Sadiq Khan says he will “fix housing and transport” in Hackney...

Candidates in the race to be mayor of London descended on Hackney this week in anticipation of the election on 5 May. Labour party...

Campaigners storm Hackney letting agents in housing benefit protest

Campaigners stormed Hackney letting agents on Saturday to protest the “demonisation and discrimination” of housing benefit claimants by landlords in the borough. Over 100 campaigners,...

Meg Hillier: “I want to see action on affordable housing”

London’s housing is in crisis and Hackney is the epicentre, writes MP Meg Hillier in a comment piece for the Hackney Post.  In my borough...

Ward off UKIP challenge with economic support, says MP

Hackney MP Meg Hillier has urged her party to promise more economic support to Britain’s “forgotten” voters and ward off the challenge of UKIP. Mrs...

Ed Miliband champions young people on visit to Hackney Community College

Ed Miliband showed his support for the East London tech scene last week by visiting Hackney Community College to find out more about its...

Breach-of-conduct councillor slams verdict as biased

A Conservative Hackney councillor has rejected the council Standards Committee ruling that he broke codes of conduct by failing to declare an interest in...

Bedroom tax could lead to riots on the streets of Hackney

The Government’s “bedroom tax” is likely to lead to riots and social unrest in Hackney, a Labour councillor has warned.

Dogs to get ASBOS

First there were ASBOs for hoodies; now doggies are getting anti-social behaviour orders of their very own – “dog control orders”. This comes after reports...

Hackney Central by-election announced

A by-election has been set for 3 May after Councillor Alan Laing — who has served Hackney Central for a decade — announced on...