Category - london

  • January 14, 2011

    New research confirms that Government cuts to Local Housing Allowance (LHA) will increase the segregation of rich and poor areas in London.

  • January 13, 2011

    Environmental campaigners are urging a freedom of information tribunal to reject government attempts to keep information on London air pollution secret.

  • June 30, 2010

    The High Court has triggered sharp criticism from civil liberties campaigners by approving the eviction of peaceful demonstrators, including Brian Haw, from Parliament Square.

  • March 11, 2010
  • March 11, 2010

    The Church Urban Fund, set up in the aftermath of the landmark 'Faith in the City' report in 1985, is urging Londoners to back an initiative to tackle poverty in the capital.

  • December 14, 2009

    When London Mayor Boris Johnson joined in a carol service last week at the ultra-conservative church Jesus House, he could be sure of one thing: that whatever the reaction, the media would not give him nearly as hard a time as if he had associated himself with a group of fundamentalist Muslims.

  • October 19, 2009

    Research has revealed a “postcode lottery” of educational achievement, with the gap widening between the best and worst ares. This is despite the £1.9 billion spent on widening university participation since 2005.

  • October 17, 2009

    Campaigners are walking 20 miles across London this weekend (17-18 October) to promote the cause of peace and nonviolence. They began at the NATO site in Northwood and will finish at the London Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.

  • February 2, 2009

    Protests took place in Britain's capital over the weekend, calling for an end to the government-backed slaughter in Sri Lanka and for the freedom of Tibet from Chinese domination.

  • November 13, 2008

    How Faiths Work is the first event in the series to focus exclusively on the way in which organisations from a particular equality strand- faiths- work, and how they can influence policy in London.