News forCouncil and democracy


30 November 2018

Newham Council to celebrate the “Windrush” generation and campaign against government “hostile environment policy”

Newham councillors have given unanimous backing to a motion pledging to fight the government’s “hostile environment policy” which led to the recent Windrush ......Read more

26 November 2018

Residents to be at the heart of future proposals for Carpenters Estate

​The Mayor of Newham has today announced her intention that all future proposals for the Carpenters Estate in Stratford will be resident led and deliver...Read more

23 November 2018

Video series to explore the impact of housing crisis on Newham residents

The poignant stories of Newham residents who are at the forefront of the housing crisis will be told through a new video series, as part of a joint project ......Read more

22 November 2018

Over 100 Newham young people call on 100 MPs to protect their vital youth services

Over 100 Newham young people have today sent an open letter calling on MPs to support legislation to protect and properly fund youth services....Read more

19 November 2018

Mayor set to announce Commission on participatory democracy

​Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz is set to take another step towards having a more transparent and accountable Newham Council by announcing the start of a conversation...Read more