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London mayor must act to stop the capital's press becoming an endangered species

21 August 2017: Union backs London Assembly report calling on the Mayor of London to show real leadership in standing up for local news in the capital.

London Assembly told Londoners deserve better than a fake editor George Osborne for their flagship newspaper

21 March 2017: The NUJ gives evidence to the Assembly's economic committee on local news provision in London.

Evening Standard plans to cut staff hours by half a "huge blow"

23 February 2017: The NUJ has criticised the Evening Standard for moving to a one-edition a day print publication, cutting sub-editors work and pay by half and putting reporters on a four-day week.

London Assembly calls on mayor to intervene in Newsquest south London dispute

2 November 2016: The Assembly voted on a motion suppoting the journalists at Newsquest south London and the rest of the capital's local press.

London Assembly's Fiona Twycross visits picket line

27 October 2016: It's day nine on the picket line and the strike is going fine.

Newsquest management rebuffs local politicians

28 September 2016: Newsquest management has brushed off concerns from MPs and Assembly members about the situation at their newspapers in south London.

Newsquest south comes under fire from local politicians

8 September 2016: Newsquest's decision to make further redundancies at its centre in Sutton, leaving just 18 journalists to cover the whole of south London and parts of Kent, has been censured by politicians across the board.

London's papers lose huge wealth of experience

3 December 2015: More than 300 years' worth of experience has been lost from Newsquest's south London titles in the past two years, because of redundancy or reporters leaving in disgust because of savage cuts to newsrooms.

Mayor Boris Johnson asked to question Newsquest over job cuts in London

2 December 2015: The London Assembly has passed a unanimous motion asking the mayor to write to Newsquest about its decision to move production jobs from the capital to subbing hubs in Weymouth and Newport.

Newsquest's actions show "contempt" to staff and readers in London and the south east

9 November 2015: The publisher is to move eight posts on its titles in south London to its production centres in Weymouth and Newport.

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