Actress and campaigner Natasha Langridge tells Bridget Galton why performing her monologue In Memory of Leaves on a barge at Camden Lock and Hackney Wick will focus minds on London’s social housing crisis
In-work poverty at a record high; child poverty rising; living standards stagnating as inflation outstrips wages; energy bills sky-rocketing; 20,000 fewer police officers on the street; draconian cuts to the education budget; accelerating student debt; NHS in crisis; social mobility in reverse.
The top cop in charge of tackling acid attacks in Camden and Haringey, and across the capital, this week called for the sale of strong corrosives to be licensed – and tougher sentences for those carrying it.
How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.
Drill down into Britishness and what do you find? Is it from institutions like the BBC, the NHS or the OU? Or are we British because of common schooling experience and a love of Shakespeare? asks Hornsey author Martin Upham
The Ukip candidate for Hornsey and Wood Green has called for a war against female genital mutiliation and the restoration of the death penalty while upholding Christian values and the freedom of speech.