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Wednesday Sep 10 | LBC 97.3
Eight people have been arrested after a major police operation targeting organised criminals who traffic young children to sell class A drugs. Around 250 officers carried out a series of dawn raids this morning, which are part of a wider crackdown on gang crime in London.
Wednesday Sep 10 | New Statesman
London's housing crisis was the theme of the evening last night, when David Lammy and Tessa Jowell were among those who gathered in Westminster for the publication of Co-operative Capital , a new pamphlet in which leading members of the Co-operative Party lay out their views on what benefits co-operative approaches could bring to London. Speaking at the event, Lammy, who recently launched his bid to be chosen as Labour's candidate for the mayoralty of London, particularly highlighted the need for the design of buildings to reflect the needs of those who live in them.
Amna grew up in the area, spending some time in foster care before winning an assisted place at James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich and later graduating from Oxford University.
The government's welfare reforms have caused great hardship for many thousands of people in London and Lambeth is no exception.
Updated: Wed Sep 10, 2014 05:32 am
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