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Islington Council protects office space equivalent to more than seven entire Shards to avert threat to 62,000 jobs

Islington Council has taken action to safeguard around 900,000 sq m of vital office space – more than seven times the entire floorspace in The Shard – which could otherwise be lost to developers and turned into expensive homes.

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City Hall grant lets Islington realise £700,000 project putting residents in driving seat to improve employment prospects

Cally residents will be the focus of a brand-new £700,000 scheme that works with them on new ways to improve their employment prospects and futures, so they can carve out successful lives and careers in their own neighbourhood – a blueprint for change across the borough.

Cllr Andy Hull, executive member for finance, performance and community safety

Islington Council calls for Universal Credit to be scrapped

Islington Council is among the first local authorities in the UK to pass a motion demanding that the Government’s Universal Credit benefit policy be scrapped altogether and replaced, calling it a “policy of deliberate destitution”.