Local Politics

Diane Abbott Secures Nomination In Labour Race

Diane Abbott Secures Nomination In Labour Race

Hackney South and Stoke Newington MP, Diane Abbott, is gearing up for the Labour Party leadership race, after gaining the 33 nominations she needed to appear on the ballot papers. In doing so, Abbott 57 becomes the first black person to contest the leadership of any major political British party. She announced her intention to […]

Hackney South & Shoreditch Election Results

Hackney South & Shoreditch Election Results

DAVIES PAUL Communist League    110 DE LA HAYE    Denny Independent    95 HILLIER    Meg Labour    23,888 KING    Michael John UK Independence Party    651 LANE    Polly    Green 1,493 NAYYAR    Simon Naresh Conservatives    5,800 RAE    Ben    The Liberal Party 539 RAVAL    Dave Liberal Democrats    9,600 SEN    Nusret Direct Democracy (Communist) Party    202 SPINKS    Michael John Independent    20 TUCKETT   […]

Hackney North & Stoke Newington ElectionResults

Hackney North & Stoke Newington ElectionResults

After a very eventful election night, the much anticipated results have been declared. Labours Diane Abbott has been relected to serve again. ABBOTT Diane Julie Labour 25,553 ANGUS Keith Liberal Democrats 11,092 CAPLAN Darren Spencer Conservatives 6,759 HARGREAVES Maxine The Christian Party 299 KNAPP Knigel Monster Raving Loony William Hill Party 182 MOORE Suzanne Lynne […]

Hackney Still Waits – Results Not Expected Until End of Day

Hackney Still Waits – Results Not Expected Until End of Day

After a night of confusion and disappoinment when hundreds of angry voters were turned away from various polling stations across Hackney, the borough still awaits results of yesterdays parliamentary and council elections. Although promised results this morning, it is understood that counting had not even began at 10 am. A spokesperson for Hackney council stated:  “Hackney has […]

Hackney – The Best Democracy One Can Stifle

Hackney – The Best Democracy One Can Stifle

Yesterday we reported The Hackney Citizen had broken a story of what seemed like an attempt by Hackney council to mislead people into thinking there was no Conservative party member contesting the Hackney mayoral seat. Today, they are reporting the council are demanding Hackney Citizen remove the audio link of  Tory mayoral candidate – Andrew […]