Speaking before the Manchester attack, on a campaign visit to Ilford North, Michael Fallon said to tackle extremists we must “work with Muslim leaders in colleges, mosques and at home”.

Pensions and education were the two main flashpoints at community group Barkingside 21’s Ilford North hustings last night.

The Recorder’s Ilford North Facebook Live hustings due to take place tonight has been cancelled as a result of the terrible events in Manchester on Monday.

The Labour and Conservative candidates for Ilford North have clashed over prime minister Theresa May’s sudden change of plans for social care.

A number of general election candidates have shared their views on how Redbridge’s older population should be properly cared for.

The issues facing Ilford’s LGBT community were at the forefront of the political debate at a general election hustings last night.

Meet and electronically greet the Liberal Democrat candidate for Ilford North.

With less than a week to go until the deadline to vote in the general election, two of Redbridge’s youth MPs urge the borough’s young adults to make their voices heard.

With the general election fast approaching, the candidates are launching their campaigns as they battle for a seat in the House of Commons.

With the general election fast approaching, the candidates are launching their campaigns as they battle for a seat in the House of Commons.

Prospective candidates for Ilford South were grilled by pupils during a mock election.

Despite this being called the Brexit election, in Ilford North a lot of the issues are closer to home – including the future of King George Hospital’s A&E.

The Green Party have revealed the three candidates they hope will snatch shock election wins in Redbridge.

One of Britain’s most iconic actors Sir Ian McKellen has backed Labour’s Wes Streeting in the race for Ilford North.

The Liberal Democrats have claimed they would raise an additional £29million for Redbridge’s NHS and social care services by increasing income tax by 1p on every pound.

Laura Farris, a discrimination barrister from south London who supported Remain, has been selected as the Tories’ candidate for Leyton and Wanstead.

Tower Hamlets councillor Chris Chapman will once more stand against Labour’s Mike Gapes to try and win over the voters of Ilford South on June 8.

Transport secretary Chris Grayling joined Tory candidate Lee Scott in Ilford North, showing Conservative HQ are putting significant resources into the marginal seat.

Veteran Ilford South MP Mike Gapes has stressed he is taking nothing for granted this election, despite his current majority of more than 19,000.

An 87-year-old grandmother is throwing her hat into the ring and preparing to take on the political status quo in Ilford North.

John Cryer, the Labour candidate for Leyton and Wanstead, has rejected Ukip’s “so called endorsement” of him, after the anti-EU party decided not to run in the seat.

The Green Party will not be fielding a candidate in Ilford North in a bid to help Labour’s Wes Streeting and stop a “hard Brexit”.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan described his decision to oppose the planned Oakfields development as “the will of the people” in an exclusive interview with the Recorder this weekend.

Labour’s Mayor of London Sadiq Khan officially launched Wes Streeting’s campaign to hold Ilford North in the upcoming general election at an event earlier today.

The election battle for Ilford North stepped up a gear today as the Conservatives sent out a cabinet minister to campaign with candidate Lee Scott.

Priti Patel may have been expecting an easy ride from the children of Avanti Court Primary School when she came to Barkingside on a campaign visit.

To help voters get slightly more informed about the election on June 8, we’ve been talking to some of the candidates for 80 seconds.

Parliamentary candidates have tonight been reacting to the news that Ukip will not be fielding a candidate in Ilford North to try and ensure a pro-Brexit MP is elected come June 8.

Ukip will not be fielding candidates in three Redbridge constituencies in the upcoming general election, in attempt to help pro-Brexit candidates get elected.

Lee Scott, the former Ilford North MP, has been confirmed as the Tories’ candidate for the seat in the June 8 election.

The UK’s looming exit from the European Union has left Wanstead voters unsure of where to put their trust come June’s general election.

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Leyton and Wanstead has said he is the only person running “who will stand up to the Tories on Brexit”.

Woodford Green MP Iain Duncan Smith has been placed on an “attack list” by Remain group Open Britain, in a bid to unseat Brexit supporting MPs.

You might know there will be an general election in June but do you know who to vote for?

There are two words on the lips of Barkingside voters as they discuss the looming general election – Jeremy Corbyn – and not in a good way.

Former Ilford North MP Lee Scott launched his comeback yesterday by knocking on hundreds of doors in Woodford Green.

In this week’s East London News Review Recorder reporters discuss the upcoming general election and the Ilford bridge with bullet holes from the Second World War.

Disabled people have said “life is still very unfair” in the borough, two years after a damning charity report highlighted the challenges they faced.

Ilford North constituents may well feel a sense of déjà vu this summer, with the three main election candidates reprising their campaigns of two years ago.

The snap election announced by Theresa May yesterday, has been approved by MPs.

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes called himself “mystic Mike” after he correctly predicted Theresa May would call an election months ago.

Incumbent Ilford North MP Wes Streeting says his record in Parliament will help him retain the borough’s most marginal seat.

The former Ilford North Conservative MP Lee Scott has announced his intention to seek his party’s nomination in June’s election.

With the snap general election set for June 8, here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for election day.

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