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Harrow Times: Harrow Borough Council: the balance of power

Become a councillor information evening announced

Harrow Times: Harrow Civic Centre

1:23pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

People interested in becoming councillors and getting involved with local government are being invited to an information evening.

Date set for council by-election

Harrow Times: REDBRIDGE: 'Use you vote', urges election chief

4:32pm Monday 7th October 2013

A date has been announced for a by-election for a Harrow Borough Council seat.

Labour members accept position on council cabinet

Harrow Times: Cllr David Perry took leadership of Harrow Council's Labour group in a surprise challenge last month

4:28pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

Labour politicians have agreed to take roles as 'non-executive' members of Harrow Council's cabinet - but will not take extra allowances.

Allowances reflect greater workload says non-executive cabinet member

2:26pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

The deputy leader of the Conservative group and non-executive member of the council cabinet says allowances reflect a greater commitment of workload.

Independent group ‘disappointed’ by expulsion from National Labour Party

10:48am Monday 3rd June 2013

Harrow Council's Independent Labour group is to look at the possibility of registering as a political party after its members' expulsion from the Labour Party.

Breakaway Independent Labour members expelled from the Labour Party for five years

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

4:36pm Friday 31st May 2013

Members of Harrow Council's Independent Labour group have been expelled by the Labour Party for five years, it has been announced.

Independent Labour group will only return to former party if issues of racism are addressed

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

3:21pm Thursday 30th May 2013

The leader of Harrow Council's breakaway Independent Labour group says members will only return to the Labour party if issues of racism and discrimination are addressed.

Conservative leader says council now has 'direction and leadership'

Harrow Times: Councillor Susan Hall, leader of the Harrow conservative group

2:28pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

The leader of Harrow Council's Conservative group has claimed its agreement with Independent Labour 'will ensure the council has direction and leadership'.

Labour Leader denies claims of ‘institutional racism’

5:36pm Tuesday 28th May 2013

The leader of Harrow's Labour group has denied claims of ‘institutional racism’ in his party and says the group elects its leader on the basis of competence and not race.

Independent Labour group claims there is institutional racism within Labour group

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

3:34pm Tuesday 28th May 2013

Members of Harrow Borough Council's Independent Labour group have claimed there is 'institutional racism' within the authority's Labour group.

Council cabinet confirmed despite attempt to remove leader

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

9:35pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

Harrow Borough Council’s new cabinet was confirmed this evening - despite a Labour attempt to remove the authority's leader.

London Labour attacks new cabinet

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

3:37pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

The London Labour Party has claimed a group of Independent councillors have put personal ambition ahead of the needs of the community.

New cabinet will save taxpayers money, says leader

Harrow Times: The division of power at Harrow Borough Council

12:37pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Harrow Council's leader says his new smaller cabinet will save taxpayers money in allowances.

Labour group treated 'disgracefully' says leader

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

10:52am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Harrow's Labour leader says the way some of the group’s members have been treated is “utterly disgraceful”.

New mayor ‘excited’ about year ahead despite political tension at council meeting

Harrow Times: Mayor of Harrow Nana Asante

9:27am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Political tensions flared up last night during Harrow Borough Council’s annual Mayor making ceremony.

Council gets new Mayor

9:20pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

Harrow Borough Council has appointed a new mayor, despite tensions during the ceremony this evening.

Conservative group to give council leader ‘time to prove himself

Harrow Times: Susan Hall claims the council is "keeping residents in the dark"

9:21am Wednesday 15th May 2013

The leader of the Conservative group and new council cabinet member say her group are giving the council leader the time to prove himself.

'I want to do what is best for the borough' says council leader

Harrow Times: Councillor Thaya Idaikkadar

4:03pm Tuesday 14th May 2013

The leader of Harrow Borough Council has spoken to the Harrow Times about his plans for the authority after splitting from the ruling Labour party and dismissing the cabinet last week.

‘Residents will be dismayed' says former cabinet member

9:16am Tuesday 14th May 2013

A former council portfolio holder says he is "appalled" at the appointment of a new cabinet yesterday.

Conservative leader says group will 'help steady the ship'

3:29pm Monday 13th May 2013

The leader of Harrow's Conservatives says her group will work with the new Independent Labour group “to help steady the ship”.

New council cabinet announced

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

2:33pm Monday 13th May 2013

Harrow Borough Council has announced its new cabinet made up of members of the new Independent Labour group which broke away last week.

Labour leader denies discrimination claims over leadership challenge

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

1:58pm Monday 13th May 2013

The leader of Harrow Council's Labour group has strongly denied any accusations of discrimination in his leadership challenge.

Party calls for council leader to reconsider his decision to break away

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

9:22am Monday 13th May 2013

Harrow Borough Council's Labour group has called for the leader of the council to think about people in the borough after forming a breakaway party.

Councillor returns to Labour group after party split

3:51pm Friday 10th May 2013

A councillor who defected from his party as part of a split in the ruling Labour group has returned.

Campaigners disappointed as council split delays petition handover

Harrow Times: Save Broadfields campaigners

3:36pm Thursday 9th May 2013

Campaigners fighting to save playing fields from becoming a caravan site will not be able to hand in their petition to the council cabinet after the split in the ruling Labour group.

Council cabinet dismissed

4:22pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

Harrow Borough Council Cabinet has been dismissed and new members are due to be appointed.

Labour leader says some councillors have failed to accept democratic decision

Harrow Times: Cllr David Perry took leadership of Harrow Council's Labour group in a surprise challenge last month

2:58pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

The leader of the ruling Labour group says a small minority of councillors have failed to accept a democratic decision.

Tory leader: "unsavoury motives" behind removal of Councillor Idaikkadar

1:45pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

Harrow Borough Council has announced tomorrow’s cabinet meeting will not go ahead due to a split in the ruling Labour group.

Harrow Borough Council Labour councillors form breakaway group

Harrow Times: The split has left Labour with the same number of councillors as the Conservative opposition

12:25pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

Harrow Borough Council's ruling Labour group has splintered after a leadership battle.

Harrow Council's cabinet meeting cancelled as ruling group splinters

1:50pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

A meeting of Harrow Borough Council's cabinet has been cancelled after members of the authority's Labour group formed a breakaway faction.

'Residents deserve to know why Labour leader was replaced'

Harrow Times: Cllr David Perry was chosen by Harrow Council's Labour group as its new leader

5:10pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

A senior councillor has said Harrow’s Labour group needs to be open and honest about why it replaced the first Sri Lankan leader of Harrow Borough Council.

Tory leader says Harrow Council's Labour group 'in civil war'

Harrow Times: Susan Hall claims the council is "keeping residents in the dark"

9:20am Wednesday 17th April 2013

A senior councillor has accused the Harrow Borough Council’s Labour group of 'civil war'.

Harrow Labour elects new leader

Harrow Times: Thaya Idaikkadar will become the new council leader next month.

4:23pm Tuesday 16th April 2013

Harrow Council's Labour group has elected a new leader for itself and the authority - only months after choosing its last leader.






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