Charity workers are warning of an impending homelessness crisis as new figures reveal Havering Council has drastically missed its housing targets.
Last night’s annual meeting of the council saw Cllr Brian Eagling be elected as the new Mayor of Havering.
Beer aficionados waiting patiently for Havering’s first micropub will have to wait a little longer to fill their glasses.
Plans to tackle the “growing problem” of properties which house multiple tenants have been given the go-ahead.
Two feuding former political allies will battle it out to be Havering’s next mayor.
A strong showing but no seats won – Ukip’s performance in Havering is symbolic of its failings nationally.
The Labour party is in a “big crisis” according to Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas, who this morning resigned from the shadow cabinet.
Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has resigned from Labour’s shadow cabinet to conduct an independent review into the party’s recent election failings.
Newly re-elected MP Jon Cruddas was “unsuprised” by the tightness of the election battle in Dagenham and Rainham, winning his seats by less than five thousand votes.
David Cameron will return to Downing Street as Prime Minister after a disastrous night for Labour and the Liberal Democrats.
The people have spoken in Havering’s three constituencies and the results are now in.
Andrew Rosindell, newly returned MP for Romford, has said it was inevitable Ukip would increase its vote share but the gains were nothing like that party had anticipated.
Conservative Dame Angela Watkinson has won the vote in Hornchurch and Upminster with 27,051 votes.
Conservative Andrew Rosindell has said he is “thrilled and delighted” to have been elected for a fourth term as Romford MP.
Labour MPs Margaret Hodge and Jon Cruddas have retained their parliamentary seats in Barking and Dagenham and Rainham.
They’ve jumped the final hurdle and dashed across the finish line.
Vote counting in Sunderland is closer to a full body workout than an exercise in democracy.
The polls have now closed but what happens to your vote next?
Join us for rolling coverage of tonight’s events at the vote counts for Romford, Hornchurch and Upminster and Dagenham and Rainham.
After weeks of campaigning, hundreds of pledges, two television debates and even a stone, polling day is finally here.
Updates on disruption to roads and train services:
The final hours of campaigning are under way and the coffee is being bulk bought ahead of tomorrow night’s count (Thursday).
Pupils were treated to a lively election debate when candidates
visited to discuss their policies.
The latest crime statistics show the number of sexual offences reported to police in Havering during 2014 increased by 37 per cent on the previous year.
The Conservative candidate currently leads in Brentwood and Ongar by at least 26 points, according to Yougov.
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