29 January 1982: Almost 10,000 unemployed in Camden borough

Unemployment in Camden shot up by almost 60 per cent in the past year – the largest percentage increase of all inner London boroughs. There are now 9,405 jobless people in the borough. Tory-contr

29 January 1982: Almost 10,000 unemployed in Camden borough

Unemployment in Camden shot up by almost 60 per cent in the past year - the largest percentage increase of all inner London boroughs. There are now 9,405 jobless people in the borough.

Tory-controlled Barnet Council was set to rush through an agreement to sell its interest in Brent Cross shopping centre for £17 million in the confidential part of a council meeting, but now that details have been leaked to the press, the deal will be discussed in public.

A pledge to defy the law by refusing to sell council houses is being considered for Haringey Labour's manifesto for the May elections.

Three men who robbed the same sub post office in Chetwynd Road, Kentish Town, twice in a month used one of the gang's easily identifiable Lancia as a getaway car, a court is told.