Category Archives: Council staff

Westminster Council spends nearly £1.6m on gagging orders in four years

Westminster Council has spent nearly £1.6m in the past four years on so-called ‘gagging orders’, according to information obtained by Left Foot Forward Westminster Labour said the public have a ‘right to know’ if employees have criticisms of how public … Continue reading

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Labour launches City West Homes residents’ survey

Are you a City West Homes resident? Fill in our survey about CWH services and how they can be improved. http://bit.ly/surveycwh Westminster Council has finally agreed to review City West Homes following months of complaints from residents and pressure from … Continue reading

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Maida Vale Labour Team ‘hit the ground running’ with first success

The Maida Vale Labour Team – Geoff Barraclough, Rita Begum and Nafsika Butler-Thalassis – have ‘hit the ground running’ with a quick success in getting the Council to clear rubbish around bins at the entrance to Paddington Rec, along Carlton … 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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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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Westminster Conservatives reveal where the Libraries axe will fall as part of £750,000 cuts

Seven jobs, half of the staff at Marylebone Library, will be axed as part of Westminster Conservatives’ plans to cut £750,000 from the Libraries budget, according to figures released by the Council this week. In addition, 2 jobs will go … Continue reading

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Please sign the petition to protect Westminster’s library services from £750,000 of cuts

  We are calling on Westminster City Council to halt its plans to take the axe to our much loved local library services. https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/protect-our-library-services Libraries are a vital source of learning and education in our communities. They are a cherished … Continue reading

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