Local News

Statement on campaigning

All national and local campaigning is suspended as a mark of respect following the tragic events in Manchester, and will remain so until the Prime Minister indicates otherwise.

Newham Recorder Big Debate: Is it time for a right-wing Newham?

This week we're asking if our traditionally left-wing constituencies should take a different direction this general election.

Since their creation in 1997, the seats of East Ham and West Ham have been under the control of Labour MPs Stephen Timms and Lyn Brown respectively.