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News & features published on 15 May 2017
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Video: Bermondsey & Old Southwark general election hustings

Watch as five of the candidates to be Bermondsey & Old Southwark's next MP answer questions from the public at Southwark Cathedral.

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'Smart benches' with free wifi & USB chargers coming to Southwark

The streets of north Southwark could soon be adorned by 'smart benches' which offer a lot more than just a place to sit.

Tweets on 15 May 2017

peterjohn6 Kittens4Labour on the Rockingham Estate this afternoon - very keen to support @coyleneil pic.twitter.com/VaI0TzDlTy

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If you missed tonight's fun, the candidates will face each other again on Sunday with @KPRRANW london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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'Smart benches' with free wifi & USB chargers coming to Southwark london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9217

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Thanks to all who tuned in to webcast.
It's only thanks to our members we can offer this coverage: london-se1.co.uk/membership/

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Interesting that none mentioned Jeremy Corbyn (or Tim Farron) at tonight.

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wraps up with some instant polling from @AmirAEden, chair of @BanksideForum
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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now moving to closing remarks from candidates
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Next Q is about overseas aid

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75 minutes into the and @Siobhan_Baillie finally says "strong and stable"

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218#

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@Siobhan_Baillie
says other candidates are fanning flames of division re
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Green @JohnnyTyson says we need to protect the one tenth of Londoners who are EU citizens
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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@SimonHughes - country shouldn't have been asked to sign contract without seeing the terms

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Best case scenario worse than what we have now says @coyleneil
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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@coyleneil's response to UKIP candidate:

"Wow."

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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UKIP candidate seems to be saying will solve traffic jams
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218#

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UKIP's @joneselizab
says will lead UK into a "golden era"
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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@Siobhan_Baillie says Theresa May needs best possible mandate for talks.
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Next Q from @mattmatt73 is about damage will cause to local economy + life chances
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@coyleneil says last Labour govt didn't build enough homes.
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Candidates now discussing right to buy - should it remain?
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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- next Q is about rent controls.
Does @coyleneil support them? "Absolutely."
@JohnnyTyson? "Yes."
@SimonHughes - "Yes."

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@coyleneil highlights new council homes in Blackfriars Road, Long Lane, Willow Walk ...
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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@coyleneil suggests hustings drifting towards 2018 council election issues
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@coyleneil says he's pressed for improvements to help to buy scheme
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@SimonHughes says if elected he will challenge any planning app with less than 50% affordable housing: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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@SimonHughes says councils should be able to borrow to build council homes
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Lib Dem @SimonHughes says we need both national + local initiatives to tackle housing crisis
LIVE: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie highlights national Tory pledge to build new social housing LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie says current definitions of affordable housing often "load of nonsense"
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Green @JohnnyTyson says his party has a pledge for 500k new homes

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Haven't seen @DoorkinsM at yet. Two years ago she staged a walk-out while the UKIP chap was speaking.

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UKIP's @joneselizab is talking about incentives for developers to build on brownfield sites
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Next Q is from @AmirAEden about the need for genuinely affordable housing LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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UKIP @joneselizab says her party would hold binding referendums on planning matters

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9

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peterjohn6 @se1 @SimonHughes I think I'd adopt an Emily Thornberry response to that.

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Green @JohnnyTyson talking about campaign by @VitalOKR to protect light industry
LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Lib Dem @SimonHughes says Lab council has allowed local shopping areas to become run-down LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie criticises developers for getting out of affordable housing with in-lieu payments london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Lab @coyleneil says he's been working with traders at Elephant & Castle

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Now on to the first question from the floor which is about the threat to businesses from Old Kent Road regeneration

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Green @JohnnyTyson points out results of @SouthwarkGP air quality testing in the area

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Green @JohnnyTyson highlighting scale of homelessness in UK + use of foodbanks etc

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Green @JohnnyTyson talking about his work with local housing campaigns inc @35percent_EAN LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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UKIP @joneselizab calling for strong action to protect pubs in Southwark. Now criticising Lendlease deal at E&C

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UKIP's @joneselizab majoring on MPs' salary and perks.

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Next UKIP's @joneselizab is speaking. Praises churches for hosting hustings around UK.

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Lib Dem @SimonHughes says "I know this place like the back of my hand"

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Southwark "probably the worst council in London for doing deals with developers" - @SimonHughes
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Lib Dem @SimonHughes says people must have final say on the terms of

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Next up is @SimonHughes for Lib Dems. Talking about his 32 year record.

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Just published - LIVE video: Bermondsey & Old Southwark general election hustings dlvr.it/P8YNLH

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Labour's @coyleneil talking about lives damaged as a result of @SimonHughes coalition role LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Labour's @coyleneil says he's stood "shoulder to shoulder" with local people re. LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Now Labour's @coyleneil is on his feet. Says he's kept his 2015 promise never to do anything to harm community here

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie says she backs the Bakerloo line extension

LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie says Southwark council fails to stand up to developers LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie says Bermondsey "has been the Lib Dem + Labour show for far too long" LIVE video london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Tory @Siobhan_Baillie is 1st candidate to speak. Says she's not from Westminster bubble. LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Canon @StephenHance1 explains the format of tonight's event. LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Amir has handed over to Canon @StephenHance1 who is chairing tonight's LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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Now @AmirAEden - chair of @BanksideForum - is giving his introduction to LIVE video: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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LIVE video of Bermondsey & Old Southwark hustings london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9218

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the candidates are taking to the stage

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Excitement is building for - it all starts at 7pm

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Hear what candidates in Bermondsey & Old Southwark have to say for themselves at - LIVE 7pm facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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'Like' our Facebook page to watch our live video stream of at @Southwarkcathed from 7pm… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Ahead of we've updated our Twitter list - follow all 6 Bermondsey & Old Southwark candidates: twitter.com/se1/bermondsey…

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MPComplainer A look at campaigning in Bermondsey & North Southwark, feat @SimonHughes & @coyleneil youtu.be/WkByV_g1qx0 @susana_mendonca

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Se_Railway Travelling to London Bridge tomorrow morning? Our Meet the Manager is taking place there between 08:00 and 10:00 ow.ly/837A30bJarl

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Don't forget with @BanksideForum starts 7pm @Southwarkcathed - live stream will be available

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Just published - 'Smart benches' with free wifi and USB chargers coming to streets of Southwark dlvr.it/P8V3fj

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Incident at the One Blackfriars skyscraper construction site twitter.com/LAS_HART/statu…

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LAS_HART Currently assisting to bring a patient to ground level after a fall in SE1. pic.twitter.com/0CQj0NFn1m

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Southwark Cathedral's @DoorkinsM will have some feline competition later today as part of @MergeFestivaltwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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ThamesPics VIDEO: Superyacht supply vessel Game Changer in London. pic.twitter.com/rwpurhVUZ5

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se1 Bermondsey & Old Southwark Hustings 7pm @Southwarkcathed with @BanksideForum london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Pupils from @NDSouthwark with @eleanorshipman and the mural they helped to create @AgeUKLS Stones End Day Centre pic.twitter.com/nlVZYGNKcu

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The @LambethMPS police have changed the message on their big screen opposite Waterloo Station pic.twitter.com/vxK8FW5VYv

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stjohnswaterloo Come to St John's Waterloo this morning for your cakes, Fair Trade and to raise money for @christian_aid week pic.twitter.com/q1XPPgDuZ5

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360 degrees - the view from the top of St Mary at Lambeth tower @GardenMuseumLDN pic.twitter.com/Oq8w9oAGV5

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Barratt's Conquest tower at Blackfriars Circus will part obscure the Shard when seen from @GardenMuseumLDN pic.twitter.com/xU0B7dCSzy

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Great view of @lambethpalace and beyond from tower of St Mary at Lambeth @GardenMuseumLDN pic.twitter.com/mHmYJe91bB

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A giant zip wire could be installed next to Lambeth Palace london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9213

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Another hotel development for the Blackfriars Road / Southwark / Waterloo area london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9215

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Win a pair of tickets to Hacksaw Ridge screening at IWM London this Thursday: london-se1.co.uk/promotions/iwm/

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