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.

Labour MP Seema Malhotra denies accusations of hypocrisy over unpaid internship

"Maybe we shouldn't be surprised that the MP who lives in a £7 million mansion in Chelsea no longer realises Feltham and Heston residents expect an almost full-time job to be remunerated"

MP criticised over 'tardy' response to constituents' letters and emails

Kensington MP Lady Victoria Borwick promises to take action and says: "I apologise to anybody that feels they have not had an appropriate response from me"

Poll of Londoners on mayoral candidates in the race for City Hall

Voters boost backing for Tooting MP Sadiq Khan against Richmond MP Zac Goldsmith

Labour leadership candidate Yvette Cooper visits Hounslow for Q&A

Shadow home secretary, who is third favourite with bookies, has backing of both borough's MPs

Jeremy Corbyn: 'When you create cohesive atmosphere of doing things together, everything becomes possible'

The Labour Party leadership candidate gave a speech at Ealing Town Hall before answering questions from the public

Plans revealed to crack down on cash-in-hand labour

Council asking residents if they want to see new measures brought in

See how much sensitive data YOUR council has lost

Figures show there have been nearly 200 breaches in west London, but who are the worst offenders?

Air pollution kills more than 200 people in H&F every year

Nearly one in seen deaths are caused by nitrogen dioxide air pollution - now a new task force is being set up to deal with the silent killer

Hillingdon Council plan to increase recycling across west London by 60%

The plan aims to support residents and businesses in cutting waste and significantly reducing the amount being sent to landfill

Award-winning pub building in Isleworth stripped of protected status after appeal

The Red Lion, a four time local CAMRA pub of the year winner, was one of only three buildings in Hounslow to be recognised as 'assets of community value'

X Factor finalist Jamie 'Afro' Archer to perform at free Isleworth festival

The distinctively coiffured singer joins R'n'B legend Billy Ocean and others on the bill for the Be Inspired Festival

Hillingdon Council plan to increase recycling across west London by 60%

The plan aims to support residents and businesses in cutting waste and significantly reducing the amount being sent to landfill

Award-winning pub building in Isleworth stripped of protected status after appeal

The Red Lion, a four time local CAMRA pub of the year winner, was one of only three buildings in Hounslow to be recognised as 'assets of community value'

X Factor finalist Jamie 'Afro' Archer to perform at free Isleworth festival

The distinctively coiffured singer joins R'n'B legend Billy Ocean and others on the bill for the Be Inspired Festival

Hillingdon Council plan to increase recycling across west London by 60%

The plan aims to support residents and businesses in cutting waste and significantly reducing the amount being sent to landfill

Ealing Half Marathon: How to get involved WITHOUT running!

Last year the Ealing Half Marathon recruited hundreds of volunteers to get involved - and this year they need more!

Plans submitted for nearly 200 homes in Ealing town centre

A new nightclub at the site of The Ealing Club, where the Rolling Stones cut their teeth, is part of the proposals

Hillingdon Council plan to increase recycling across west London by 60%

The plan aims to support residents and businesses in cutting waste and significantly reducing the amount being sent to landfill

Huge 'industrial development' on 30-acre greenfield site gets council planning approval

The vacant site in Hayes will be turned into a 465,000 sq ft light industrial and distribution development - creating more than 650 jobs

'Ground Force'-style garden make-over for Uxbridge dad battling leukaemia

Father-of-two Richard Robbins was diagnosed with leukaemia in April, so staff at LifeBuild Solutions have teamed up to create an exciting garden fit for twin toddlers

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