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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.

Chelsea and Fulham MP Greg Hands (front right) sits at the Cabinet table

Greg Hands named in cabinet and given powerful position in Treasury

Greg Hands is the first MP from Chelsea or Fulham since 1970 to sit on the cabinet table

Boris Johnson answers Twitter questions in #askboris

Boris Johnson shows off sense of humour with Twitter Q&A #askboris and blames being a "weirdo" on his "genes and upbringing"

Harrow West MP joins London mayoral race

Gareth Thomas is hoping to get ahead of the competition in the mayoral race
Gareth Thomas has thrown his hat into the mayoral ring alongside Diane Abbott, Sadiq Khan, Tessa Jowell and Christian Wolmar

MP Virendra Sharma to thank all constituents for trust and confidence

The MP for Ealing Southall was re-elected with a huge majority

Saving Ealing Hospital will be MP's first priority

Steve Pound said now is the time to see the Conservatives' true colours as they become free from coalition
An artist's impression of the SuDS pilot scheme

How can Hammersmith & Fulham Council prevent flooding?

Residents have until May 27 to make their feelings known

Sniffer dogs find hidden stash of illegal tobacco at Hammersmith shop

Harrow woman Aruna Patel, from Hammersmith's Dallas News, was ordered by the courts to pay almost £4,500

Five things we learnt from Chelsea's stalemate with Arsenal

The Blues are within touching distance of the title after picking up a point

Chiswick massage parlour fined £2,000 for unlicensed treatments

Li Ping Yang admitted offering Thai massages at Nutri Herb, in Turnham Green Terrace, without the necessary licence

Controversial school plans go on public display

Nishkam School West London says old playing field in Osterley was only chosen as its new home after considering 196 other sites

Families fed up of rubbish problems in Feltham

Angry residents have urged Hounslow Council to find a solution to uncollected black bin bags which are ripped open by foxes, causing a stink
Hatch End Library, inside Harrow Arts Centre in Hatch End, may be closed alongside three other branches by Labour

Library shake-up after Harrow Council reorganisation

New library to be built in Harrow town centre are four of the borough's other libraries close

Controversial school plans go on public display

Nishkam School West London says old playing field in Osterley was only chosen as its new home after considering 196 other sites

Families fed up of rubbish problems in Feltham

Angry residents have urged Hounslow Council to find a solution to uncollected black bin bags which are ripped open by foxes, causing a stink

House tours to highlight benefits of solid wall insulation

Free house tours taking place in May and June of an already improved home will help residents to decide whether solid wall insulation is for them

Ealing Dementia Action Alliance launched to help sufferers and families

Ealing Council officially unveiled the new group at the start of Dementia Awareness Week (May 18-24)

Petition started to end antisocial behaviour at Hanwell beauty spot

With 241 signatures the petition - started on the Change.org website - needs another 259 to reach its target.

Hundreds sign West Drayton road safety measures petition

Campaigners who had their initial petition rejected by Hillingdon Council have rallied together for a second time calling for traffic-calming measures

MP calls for action against Hayes asphalt plant over 'acrid smells'

Hayes & Harlington MP John McDonnell has demanded Hillingdon Council shut down the Heathrow Asphalt plant unless operator FM Conway Ltd controls pollution

Hillingdon Council's new Mayor announces charity appeal

The Mayor's appeal named his principal charity as Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital's Charity, as well as supporting five local causes

Other councils

Boris Johnson answers Twitter questions in #askboris

Boris Johnson shows off sense of humour with Twitter Q&A #askboris and blames being a "weirdo" on his "genes and upbringing"

Election 2015 live: Final day of campaigning

The polls open in less than 24 hours - but will Ed Miliband or David Cameron win the keys to Number 10? Follow today's updates here

Election 2015: Everything you need to know

Here's a round-up of everything you need to know ahead of the May 7 General Election including details on all the constituencies in west London

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Journalists

Will Ackermann
Uxbridge
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
Salina Patel
Hounslow
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter