Government urged to ‘come clean’ after deprived areas excluded from £4.8 billion levelling up fund

The Government has been urged to “come clean” about its £4.8 billion levelling up fund after it emerged some of the most deprived areas of London would miss out. Lewisham, Lambeth, Southwark and Greenwich have all been named by City Hall as areas with high levels of poverty but will be missing out on receiving the funds. 

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Up to 139,000 Londoners have had or are still experiencing long Covid

Up to 139,000 Londoners have had or are still experiencing long Covid according to new figures from the London Assembly. New research from the Office for National Statistics estimates that one in five people across the UK has had or still has long Covid, where symptoms such as fatigue or breathing problems persist for weeks or months after getting infected.

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