Jules Pipe

Mayor Jules Pipe is mayor of Hackney LBC and chair of London Councils
  • Healing the deepest cuts

    01 August 2014

    A crowd gathered outside the Houses of Parliament holding pillowcases decorated with messages from women and children.

  • National schemes don't deliver

    07 July 2014

    It is good to see a debate beginning about devolution and the need to ensure that all of the cities of the UK have growth which complements that of London, says chair of London Councils Jules Pipe.

  • Beating the bookies

    25 March 2014

    Mayor Jules Pipe outlines Hackney LBC’s approach to fighting the social and economic blight that betting shops with high-stakes machines bring to vulnerable local communities

  • Wrap-around welfare

    05 March 2014

    Mayor Jules Pipe outlines London Councils’ strategy of harnessing the roll-out of Universal Credit to rethink welfare to work programmes in the capital

  • Why Hackney is battling to reopen pub

    25 October 2013

    Last week Hackney Council successfully defended a decision to list a local pub as an asset of community value (ACV).

  • Code that could kill freedom of public information

    17 April 2013

    Eric Pickles' proposed legislation to ban local council newsletters is a devastating assault on the freedom to promote the areas of interest they serve, writes Jules Pipe.

  • Heading for the danger zone

    21 March 2012

    One London borough has absorbed huge spending cuts without seriously damaging frontline services. Jules Pipe looks at the details.