Category Archives: Culture

Dismore calls for recognition of WW1 Chinese Labour Corps

At today’s City Hall Plenary meeting, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore AM called for recognition of WW1 Chinese Labour Corps, when speaking in the debate to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. After the debate Mr Dismore said: ‘The Chinese Labour Corps made a long forgotten but tremendous contribution to […]

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Black History Month letter to editors

Dear Editor, This month marks Black History Month. As part of the Mayor’s #BehindEveryGreatCity campaign, at City Hall we are focussing on the the contribution that black women have made to our capital. Throughout history, black women have faced the double oppression of gender and racial bias. Sadly, many are still routinely subject to this burning injustice today. The presence […]

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London football clubs continue to short-change Met police on costs of keeping fans safe

Ahead of the new football season, renewed calls have been made for London’s football clubs to pay more towards matchday policing costs. This comes after new figures show that taxpayers handed over £5 million to police London’s football matches last season. Analysis of the data obtained by London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, reveals that this amount would be enough […]

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