Politics

Politics

From the state of your street to the school your child attends, politics plays a part in every aspect of West London life and the Get West London offer daily reporting and reaction to town hall decision-making and debate across the area as well as MPs activity in the constituencies.

London Assembly member accuses government of 'stealing' £90m for new council homes

Dr Sahota has called on the Government to return the funding to the council to enable them to build the homes which are "so desperately needed"

Ealing Lib Dem leader welcomes Tim Farron as face of party

Tim Farron has been elected the new leader of the Liberal Democrats
The party leader gave a "charismatic" speech as he was voted into his new role

Fox hunting: What's your MP's views on the ban?

Want to know if your MP supports the fox hunting ban or wants to see it repealed? Use our gadget to find out their views on the controversial subject

Ex-Kensington MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind still has access to Parliament - despite stepping down

The former MP is one of 381 ex-politicians taking advantage of a 'Category X' pass

MPs in bid to protect Hillingdon from 'disastrous impact' of air pollution

Hillingdon MPs debated issues with HS2 and a third runway at Heathrow Airport during a Westminster debate this week

Meet the Syrian-born finance whizz hoping to be your next London Assembly member

George Jabbour wants to be the Conservative candidate for west London seat

London mayor disappointment for Westminster leader

Westminster Council leader Philippa Roe
Philippa Roe failed to get the nod, but former Hammersmith & Fulham leader Stephen Greenhalgh is on the four-man Tory shortlist

David Cameron urged to reopen consultation on air quality at Heathrow

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More than 30 west London politicians and anti-airport expansion group leaders sign letter to the PM over air pollution following Davies' recommendation to expand at Heathrow

Wheelie bins to be rolled out to another 35,000 Hounslow homes

Opposition councillor opposes move, pointing out recycling rates have actually fallen since introduction of existing wheelie bins

Revellers enjoy disability group's fun day in Hounslow

Bouncy castle and karaoke were among attractions at party thrown by WeAre1

Former Bond villain opens 'London's first' purpose-built parkour course

Sebastien Foucan, who appeared in Casino Royale, unveiled the course at Avenue Park in Cranford, Hounslow

Health watchdogs in west London have budgets cut by up to half

Healthwatch England has demanded answers from councils, including Hounslow, Harrow and Ealing, about the scale of the cuts

Revellers enjoy disability group's fun day in Hounslow

Bouncy castle and karaoke were among attractions at party thrown by WeAre1

Former Bond villain opens 'London's first' purpose-built parkour course

Sebastien Foucan, who appeared in Casino Royale, unveiled the course at Avenue Park in Cranford, Hounslow

More than 100 new affordable homes could be coming to Ealing

The council agreed to plans to build the new homes at sites in Northolt, Greenford and Perivale

Ealing Council leader challenged to 'sit on fence' under flightpath

Opposition councillors have accused Ealing's Labour leader of backtracking on his commitment to oppose a third Heathrow runway

Ealing to consult on 20mph speed restriction trial in Acton

There is cross-party support at Ealing Council for a pilot scheme that could lead to a 20mph borough wide speed limit being introduced
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David Cameron urged to reopen consultation on air quality at Heathrow

More than 30 west London politicians and anti-airport expansion group leaders sign letter to the PM over air pollution following Davies' recommendation to expand at Heathrow

Sainsbury's judicial review against Arla was 'time wasting exercise'

Citygrove "can't wait" to get started on a new cinema complex for South Ruislip after Sainsbury's lost its legal battle

Hillingdon residents 'devastated' at HS2 tunnel extension rejection

Petitioners will continue their fight against HS2 but concerns grow for Hillingdon's Outdoor Activity Centre in Harefield

Other councils

Fox hunting: What's your MP's views on the ban?

Want to know if your MP supports the fox hunting ban or wants to see it repealed? Use our gadget to find out their views on the controversial subject

Ex-Kensington MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind still has access to Parliament - despite stepping down

The former MP is one of 381 ex-politicians taking advantage of a 'Category X' pass

Queen's Speech: Full list of 26 Bills and what they mean for you

David Cameron's agenda includes the HS2 Bill, allowing the government to begin work on phase 1 of the controversial high-speed rail link project

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Journalists

Salina Patel
Hounslow
Katherine Clementine
Uxbridge
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Nathan Spendelow
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Hounslow
Camilla Horrox
Ealing
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter