Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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British Pakistani elected first London borough woman mayor

LONDON: Newham became the first London borough to directly elect a woman mayor with Rokhsana Fiaz, a Custom House councilor since 2014, securing 73.4% of votes, Newham Recorder reported on Friday. Fiaz’s parents moved to the United Kingdom from Pakistan in the 1960s. Her predecessor Sir Robin Wales, who did not stand in the ...

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London mayor pushes for more affordable homes on public land

LONDON: At least half of the new homes built on London public land will have to be affordable to benefit from faster planning permission, according to the capital’s mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan made the announcement yesterday in a new approach to property development. The mayor’s new Supplementary Planning Guidance is ...

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