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JAMES MURRAY

London’s first new purpose-built accommodation for vulnerable homeless people in more than a decade moved a step nearer completion last week when structural work was completed.

More affordable housing could be built across the country thanks to a “game-changing” High Court victory for Islington Council, with the judge’s comments set to influence new guidance for surveyors.

You report Cllr Claudia Webbe thinks “it’s fantastic that work has begun

on the visitor centre in Calidonian Park, writes Mike Power, Clock View Crescent, Caledonian Road.

As mayor for the next year, Cllr Una O’Halloran is the face of Islington. It’s appropriate for someone whose roots are entrenched in this borough.

This alium caught my eye as I was walking home along Tufnell Park Road, writes Mavis Philbeam, address supplied.

Labour candidate Rowena Champion won yesterday’s Barnsbury by-election with 51 per cent of the vote.

After the EU referendum, you may or may not be delighted to know there is a by-election coming up...

Ramesh and I are barred from Highbury Fields! writes Róisín Ní Corráin, Islington, full address supplied.

Claudia Webbe said on diesel last year: “We’re committed to improving air quality in Islington,” and “we don’t believe there are any clean diesels,” writes Brendan Holmes, Witherington Road, Holloway.

Islington Council this morning announced Cllr Diarmaid Ward as its new housing chief.

I’d like to reply to a recent letter about Islington Council’s housing record (“James Murray’s legacy is luxury homes”, May 19), writes Cllr Richard Watts, leader of Islington Council.

Today’s appointment of an Islington councillor to London’s top housing job is “great news for the borough”.

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