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Mon, 17:45

The MP for Barking has criticised prime minister Theresa May for calling off tomorrow’s vote on her Brexit deal.

Crossrail’s chairman has stepped down just days before being questioned along with the Mayor of London facing the London Assembly’s transport committee over the disastrous 10-month delay in the ‘super tube’ opening.

Barking and Dagenham’s MPs have slated prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal ahead of a crunch vote.

The council should scrap free parking permits for councillors before asking drivers to pay more.

Barking and Dagenham Council has been ordered to apologise and pay costs after letting a beleaguered landlord face the prospect of prosecution for 18 months.

Barking and Dagenham Council has blasted “behind closed doors” plans to academise all Roman Catholic schools in the borough.

A Labour councillor who failed to declare an interest in two properties her husband rents out when she was responsible for punishing rogue landlords has apologised.

A councillor responsible for punishing rogue landlords who failed to declare a property her husband rents out has been ordered to make a public apology.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to “toxic fumes” billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

Households have been urged to recycle with more care as countries dealing with our rubbish get tough on waste.

“London is moving east. We’re already there and everyone has to follow.”

More than one in 10 midwives working at Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust are EU nationals, figures show.

Council leader Darren Rodwell has welcomed new powers allowing local authorities to borrow more to build their own homes.

Two consultations into the redevelopment of Central Park are set to go ahead.

Barking-based London Assembly member Andrew Boff has lost the race to be the Conservative Party’s next mayoral candidate.

There were more than 800 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

The leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has demanded the government end its “catastrophic” austerity policy.

A total of 847 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of constituencies.

The axed Barking police station, which was closed in 2014, was sold for £925,000, it has been revealed.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

The Labour Party offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge is she issued an “appropriate apology” for calling Jeremy Corbyn a ‘racist and antisemite’.

Lawyers for Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge on Monday hit back at a disciplinary inquiry into her public attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

The borough has seen a six per cent increase in crime, the latest figures have revealed.

Former Barking council candidate Andrew Boff has set his sights on City Hall after being shortlisted as one of his party’s three potential mayoral candidates.

Barking and Dagenham Council have set out their priorities for the next four years.

Councillors have voted in favour of raising their allowances.

The Labour MP for Barking Dame Margaret Hodge faces disciplinary action after allegedly branding Jeremy Corbyn an “antisemite”, a spokesman for the party leader said.

Barking and Dagenham Council is set to increase the amount its councillors are paid in allowances.

Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust will have to foot a £26 million bill after losing a dispute with its commissioners.

Barking and Dagenham’s youngest councillor, who has just won a prestigious Universal Peace Federation award, has urged more young people to get involved in politics.

Eight schools in Barking and Dagenham have picked up awards in this year’s Mayor of London ‘healthy living’ programme at City Hall today.

The new mayor of Barking and Dagenham has been selected.

Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham, has criticised two major supermarket chains over pay disputes with their employees.

A Labour councillor who is embroiled in a scandal over allegedly not declaring a rental property in Barking owned by her husband has been suspended by her party.

The rainbow flag was raised above Barking Town Hall this afternoon to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today opened the door for community groups in Barking and Dagenham to bid for a share of £45 million fund for youth services.

Darren Rodwell, leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, has reshuffled his cabinet following the local elections just over a week ago.

The Conservatives have vowed to scrutinise the work of Barking and Dagenham Council despite failing to win any seats in last week’s election.

Labour have recorded a thumping victory in the Barking and Dagenham Council elections by winning all of the available seats.

The results of Barking and Dagenham’s local elections will be declared tonight (May 3) – follow them live here.

Tomorrow is May 3, when voters across London will be casting their ballots in local elections.

Grassroots arts programmes in Barking and Dagenham can apply from today for a share of a £1 million pot of funding set aside by the mayor of London.

A political row has broken out in Barking and Dagenham after the Conservatives accused Labour of illegally charging residents to collect their garden waste.

The government has been forced to accept proposals put forward by Barking MP Margaret Hodge to tackle money laundering.

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