Category Archives: Adult Care

Labour will improve Westminster’s care for the elderly and vulnerable

Getting the right support for elderly and vulnerable people in Westminster will be central to the agenda of a Labour-led Westminster Council if we were to be elected on May 3rd. Labour will improve the way in which adult social … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour Key Pledge: We will campaign against Conservative cuts and protect services for the most vulnerable

As Westminster Tories prepare to push through a further £38.5m in ‘savings’ for 2018/19 at the Full Council meeting on Wednesday 7th March, Westminster residents are fed up with the constant cuts to their services. Much of the Tory focus … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour standing up for fair pay and the London Living Wage

As part of Labour’s campaign to help give working people a fairer deal, the Westminster Labour Group have called on Westminster Council to join 15 other London local authorities and the Greater London Authority in committing to pay the London … Continue reading

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Sign the petition for Westminster Care Home staff to be paid the London Living Wage

Sign the petition for Westminster Care Home staff to be paid the London Living Wage here: http://petitions.westminster.gov.uk/livingwagecare/

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Westminster Council fails its duty of care to its care home workers

Westminster Labour Councillors are deeply concerned by news that over 40% of staff at Westminster Council’s Westmead and Carlton Dene Residential Care Homes are being paid below the London Living Wage (LLW). After raising concerns internally about this shocking state … Continue reading

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Labour challenge Westminster Tory Cuts to fight to protect vulnerable adults and young people

Another Conservative Council budget, more horrific cuts to vital public services. In its 2017/18 Budget to be debated tonight (Wednesday 1st March), Westminster council has to find a further £46.175 million this year (£35.446m budget cuts and £10.7299m new cost … Continue reading

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A prescription for our ailing health & social care services

Westminster Labour Group have produced a short new report setting out some of its deep concerns about the future of the NHS and Adult Social Care in Westminster. It brings together Labour’s existing campaigning priorities on these issues, with new … Continue reading

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