Tag: Steve Reed

Former minister David Miliband to visit Brixton Hill today

Former Foreign Secretary David Miliband is due to visit Brixton Hill this afternoon as part of Ken Livingstone's London mayor campaign. Miliband, Labour MP for...

£30m budget cuts approved by Lambeth council

By Kaye Wiggins  Lambeth Council last night passed a 2012/13 budget that will cut £29.2m from its spending. The figures were approved by 38 of the...

CAMPAIGN: Lambeth council in Country Show u-turn

In the latest sign that the council is about reinstate the popular Lambeth Country Show this year, leader Steve Reed said the "final decision"...

David Miliband talks ‘co-operative council’ in Brixton

David Miliband MP paid a visit to Brixton Town Hall yesterday to discuss the borough's co-operative plans with council leader Steve Reed, other Lambeth...

REVIEW: Clapham Leisure Centre

By Jason Cobb The new Clapham Leisure Centre finally opened its doors on 2 January after years of neglect and dithering by successive administrations at...

The rebirth of the Brixton Blog

By the Editors We have little doubt that this is the right time to dive headlong into our ambitious plan to create Brixton's very own...

Campaign to bring Boris bikes to Brixton

By Zoe Jewell, Editor A campaign to bring London’s cycle hire scheme to Brixton has been launched by local Labour activists and councillors. An online page...

Lambeth Council: Capita contract

Kaye Wiggins reports from Lambeth Council Last night’s council meeting was a much calmer affair than a previous meeting,  when protesters stormed the chamber and...

Lambeth Council Scrutiny Committee

Kaye Wiggins reports from last night's Overview and Scrutiny Committee at Lambeth Council - councillors, parent governors and church representatives meet to publicly hold Lambeth's decision-makers...

‘Lambeth Life’ – a co-operative council paper?

If you're going to turn the council co-operative, you may as well turn the paper that represents it co-operative too, right? Over at her...

Reporting from the town hall…

Guest blogger Kaye Wiggins, journalist for Third Sector magazine, reports from last night's co-operative council meeting About 70 residents gathered in a warm, crowded room...

“Citizens'” Commission…

...is in fact made up of Cllr Steve Reed (Lambeth Council Leader), Cllr Paul McGlone and Cllr Jackie Meldrum (Deputy Leader of the Council)....

The Co-op Council

Lambeth Council finally published its draft White Paper on the co-operative council yesterday. You can download it here, read @Jason_Cobb's fine analysis here and...

Lambeth Co-operative Council

Now the election's over and the dust is settling, we can get into the swing of things. So look out next week for the...

Interview: Steve Reed, Leader of Lambeth Council

Don't be surprised if you read through the reports on Conservative manifesto policies and get a sudden sense of deja-vu. 'Mutualism? Public sector co-ops?...