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Westminster Labour welcomes London Mayor’s pressure for a ballot on Church Street Masterplan

Westminster Labour warmly welcomes the decision by the Mayor of London, Labour’s Sadiq Khan, that from now on any regeneration scheme that involves the demolition of social housing must have a resident ballot if it involves any money from City … Continue reading

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Labour calls for an end to CityWest Homes

After months of complaints by local residents and campaigning by Westminster Labour Councillors the Conservative Council have finally admitted there is a problem with the operation of CityWest Homes, the ‘Arms Length Management Organisation’ that manages the council’s housing. The … Continue reading

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Labour challenge Westminster Council’s knee-jerk legal action on Cycle Superhighway 11

Labour have criticised Westminster Council’s abrupt announcement today that they are taking legal action to try and stop the development of Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11), which would run through Regent’s Park as part of its route. Earlier this year Westminster … Continue reading

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Key Pledge: Westminster Labour will deliver action on air quality and green spaces

Three of the most polluted streets in London are in Westminster. Data from King’s College London put the Strand, Marylebone Road and Oxford Street in the top 10 for N02 air pollution, a toxic gas which is estimated to kill … Continue reading

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Please visit our new Westminster Labour Group website

While this website will be updated with new information more is available at our new website http://www.westminsterlabour.org.uk Our 2018 Council Election Manifesto is available at: http://www.westminsterlabour.org.uk/manifesto

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Westminster Labour pledges action to support Syrian refugees

Labour is calling on the Westminster council to move further and faster to help assist Syrian refugees. If elected to run the council on May 3rd it will ensure that more is done to help assist those fleeing the brutal conflict. … Continue reading

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KEY PLEDGE: Westminster Labour will fight for fairness in our communities by supporting the London Living Wage and defending the rights of our EU Citizens

If elected on May 3rd Labour will commit the council to paying the London Living Wage not only to its directly employed staff but also to any future contractors. Under Labour Westminster would seek accreditation with the Living Wage Foundation to … Continue reading

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