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The report slammed Brent Council's planning department

Brent Council’s planning department is open to fraud and bribery, it has been claimed.

The council plan to sell off the land where Bridge Park Community Centre is (pic credit: Brent Council)

Brent Council has been slammed for plans to sell public land to an off-shore company in a regeneration deal.

Left to right: Barry Gardiner, Tulip Siddiq and Dawn Butler

Two of Brent’s three Labour MPs voted with the Government to trigger article 50 to leave Europe despite constituents voting overwhelmingly to remain.

Cllr Helen Carr has become a Lib Dem

The last remaining Liberal Democrat councillor in Brent is leaving her party to stand as an independent.

Brondesbury Park councillors Joel Davidson, Carol Shaw and John Warren

A Brondesbury Park councillor has attacked his Conservative leader claiming he is “driven by animosity” and “sabotaging peace within the party.”

Find out how much your local MP claimed in expenses from 2015-16

Search our table of London MPs’ expense claims to find out how much your local MP spent in 2015-16

Cllrs Suresh Kansagra, MIchael Maurice and Reg Colwill

The three Conservative councillors in Kenton have been deselected as official candidates for the next council elections, it has been claimed.

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, held his first People's Question Time in Wembley

The Mayor of London said he is determined to fix the housing “mess” he inherited from his predecessor at his first Question Time event in Wembley.

Dawn Butler is the MP of the year

The MP for Brent Central has won an MP of the Year award which she has accepted on behalf of her constituents.

Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq has been appointed to Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet

Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq has been appointed to the role of shadow minister for early years in Jeremy Corbyn’s new shadow cabinet.

Dawn Butler
GB Labour MP Brent Central

Dawn Butler has been given the role of shadow black and minority ethnic communities minister in Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet


Senior politicians in Brent have slammed the new boundary changes saying it’s a farce, a mish mash, confusing for residents and unfair.

Resident in Brent could lose up to £200 a month in benefits

Brent residents in receipt of welfare benefits may see their money slashed by up to £200 a month as changes come in from the government.

'Brexit means Brexit' Theresa May tells conservatives in Hampstead

Just hours after announcing her bid to become leader of the Conservative Party, Theresa May was given a standing ovation as she swept into NW6 - keeping a date with the local Tories which she made months ago.

Left to right: Borough commanders Michael Gallagher from Brent, Adrian Usher from Barnet and Simon Ovens from Harrow

Plans to merge the police borough commanders in Brent, Harrow and Barnet into a single role will be discussed at a public Q&A session tomorrow.

Barry Gardiner is the Labour MP for Brent Noth

Brent North MP Barry Gardiner has been appointed as the shadow energy and climate change secretary by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of the council

The leader of Brent Council has warned that Brexit will see funding disappear from the EU which will have an impact on the borough.

Brent voted to remain in the EU

A majority of residents in Brent voted to remain in the EU.

EU flag

Today marks the last and only chance for Brent residents to step out in the rain and vote for Britain in the EU referendum.

The results of the EU referendum are not expected before 7am tomorrow Friday

Britain will go to the polls today to vote on whether or not to remain in the EU.

Tulip Siddiq is the Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn

Hampstead and Kilburn Labour MP Tulip Siddiq said she is in consultation with police over the safety of her constituency surgeries following the killing of fellow Labour MP Jo Cox.

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council

The leader of Brent Council has sent out an email denying claims that he kept the death of a Kilburn councillor secret to avoid a by-election.

Navin Shah has held on to his London Assembly seat to serve Brent and Harrow for another four years

The Labour Assembly member has held on to his Brent and Harrow seat with a landslide victory.

Cllr Muhammed Butt is the leader of Brent Council

The leader of Brent Council tried to abolish an election for his deputy so he could appoint the person himself, the Times can reveal.

Sian Berry Green Party Mayoral candidate canvassing in Willesden Green with a resident, Shahrar Ali, deputy leader and far right her father John Berry

The Green Party candidate for London Mayor dropped in on Willesden Green residents as part of a whistle-stop tour to launch her manifesto.

Brent Council has been awarded an excellent rating for its equality policies

An overhaul of Brent Council’s equality policies has resulted in a local government body awarding the town hall with the highest possible award.

Labour supporters wait for Sadiq Khan in vein at Willesden Green   Pic credit: Jonathan Goldberg

A crowd of supporters gathered to meet weSadiq Khan in Willesden Green but he failed to show up.

Cllr Tayo Oladapo died following a long illness

The candidates have been announced for the Kilburn ward by-election following the untimely death of its Labour councillor.

Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem)

Your chance to quiz the seven top candidates running for Mayor of London in May is here.

Dawn Butler is the Labour MP for Brent Central

Brent Central MP Dawn Butler said she hopes politicians of colour will not have to “suffer what she has suffered” after she was mistaken for a cleaner by a fellow commons member.

The car was towed away from Tavistock Road by police and council officers (Pic: @Twitter MPSDuddenHill)

Police and council officers seized two cars in Harlesden suspected of using fake disabled badges.

Residents are now able to quiz all eight cabinet members

Brent residents now have a chance to quiz cabinet members at full council meetings over issues close to their heart.

Bladi Bar is in Harlesden (Pic: Google)

A noisy bar owner from Harlesden who repeatedly played loud dance music that prevented exasperated neighbours from getting a good night’s sleep has been fined more than £1,200.

Brent Council had planned to hike the price of parking for visitors

Brent Council has done a U-turn on plans to hike visitor parking charges by up to 200 per cent

Conservative Mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith came to campaign in Wembley on Saturday (Pic: Adam Thomas)

Zac Goldsmith MP pledged to crackdown on knife crime and toughen up rules on the sale of blades if he wins the London Mayoral race after revealing he bought a “Zombie Killer” knife online.

Sidneys off-licence is in Ealing Road (Pic: Google)

A shop that sold alcohol to a 13-year-old girl faces being banned from selling single cans of beer or lager and mini bottles of wine.

There has been a 713 per cent hike in compensation payouts by Brent Council

Compensation payouts by Brent Council, which includes a £13,000 settlement for a woman who was injured while getting off a chair, have surged by more than 700 per cent in a year.

Dawn Butler MP

Brent Central MP Dawn Butler claims she has been “misrepresented” after reportedly saying a black Tory MP does not like talking to other black people.

Councillors would like to the Civic Centre to become the Brent's 'ultimate wedding venue'.( Pic:Sweet Peach Photography)

Wembley’s Town Hall could transform into a glamorous wedding venue for Asian and Jewish couples to boost the council’s fortunes, it has been proposed.

Minister for preventing abuse and exploitation, Karen Bradley. Picture: PA

Brent has been hailed as a model of best practice for its work in tackling gang-related crime by the Home Office.

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