Labour opens the Una Marson Library

Last week the council opened it’s 6th new Library since 2010. Named after Una Marson, a treasured Southwark heroine hailed for her contributions to the literary world and as the first Black woman programme maker at the BBC, the library’s name was selected by the local community to honour Southwark’s rich cultural heritage. The library will […]

‘It is clear only Labour has the vision and the drive to deliver’

Two things have dominated my conversations with people across our borough over the last few weeks. People’s deep fear of how difficult this winter is going to be as we all see our bills rocket and their despair and outrage at how the Government have made it all so much worse. Never has the contrast […]

A summer of inspiration for Southwark’s young people

The England national team’s victory at the 2022 Euro’s is nothing short of game changing. England women’s team ended a 56-year trophy drought in front of nearly 90,000 elated fans, the largest ever attendance for a men’s or women’s match in the history of the European Championships. English football fans have had their share of […]

Thank you for your votes, now to work

I am so grateful to the residents of Southwark for re-electing Southwark Labour to lead our local council. We stood on a proud record; building council homes, investing in our parks, cleaning up our air, helping people into work and supporting residents through the toughest of times – but now we must renew our purpose once […]

Southwark’s Buses saved

Southwark Labour, residents of Southwark and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, have worked together to save Southwark’s Buses! Budget cuts imposed by the Government meant that many vital bus services in Southwark where under threat but Labour campaigned with local people to save our buses—and we won Buses are the lifeblood of our borough, […]

Southwark Borough Conference – 26th Nov

Join us this Saturday for our yearly Borough Conference, joined by Harriet Harman MP and the new Labour candidate for Camberwell & Peckham, Miatta Fahnbulleh Tickets can be purchased at

Southwark Labour: 100 days of our new administration

We have now had 100 days since your Labour Council took office after the residents of Southwark re-elected us for a third term with an increased majority. It is a huge privilege to be given the trust of residents, and a responsibility that we all take very seriously. With 45 percent Black, Asian and minority […]

Southwark Labour passes the Equal Pavements Pledge

People living in Southwark will soon be able to walk around more easily as the Labour-run council has promised to get rid of clutter from the borough’s pavements. At the council meeting on 13th July 2022 Labour councillors voted for the Equal Pavements Pledge which is designed to ensure all footpaths are accessible.  The motion […]