Angelo Boccato

Angelo Boccato

Italian journo based in London.

Italian freelance journalist based in London, focused on politics, human rights, foreign affairs, social movements and other issues.... always seeking new stories.

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Meet the City and East candidates for May 2016 London Assembly elections

On Thursday 5 May, London will vote for assembly members as well as a new mayor. There are 25 London assembly seats up for grabs and it is the responsibility of whoever holds those seats to hold the London Mayor to account.

Tower Hamlets falls in the City and East seat, as do the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Newham and the City of London.

But who are the candidates for the City and East seat? And where do they stand on key issues like the housing crisis and EU membership?

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Mayor John Biggs condemns ‘lack of accountability’ of Bishopsgate Goodsyard proposals

Plans ride roughshod over local democratic decision-making, says mayor...