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Hackney Labour Councillor eyes MP seat in Brent

Hackney Labour Councillor eyes MP seat in Brent

  The general elections is still two years away,  but that hasn’t stopped  Hackney Labour Councillor Patrick Vernon from throwing his hat into the ring, to be picked as Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Brent Central.  The 51year old Queensbridge Ward Labour Councillor and married  father of one, recently told the Brent & Kilburn Times:  […]

Exclusive: Hackney woman’s plan to revolutionize how taxi drivers study for the Knowledge

Exclusive:  Hackney woman’s plan to revolutionize how taxi drivers study for the Knowledge

Thanks to her cousin and husband, Hackney resident Davina Duggan, stumbled on to the idea of developing an App for trainee taxi drivers, and is now attempting to bring a specialist method of study into the wired 21st century. The knowledge of London, better known as the “Knowledge”, is a test anyone wanting to qualify […]

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 […]