Category Archives: Labour Councillors

Berwick Street Market privatisation U-Turn welcomed by Labour

Labour Councillors and the West End Labour Action Team have welcomed Westminster City Council’s U-turn on plans to privatise Berwick Street Market following a year-long campaign from market traders who organised a 37,000-signatrure petition against the privatisation proposals. With just … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillor meets with Wandsworth Councillors to discuss opposition to Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge

Churchill Labour Councillor Shamim Talukder has met with Labour representatives on the London Assembly and Wandsworth Council as well as local activists to discuss residents’ opposition to the proposed Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge. Labour London Assembly Members Andrew Dismore … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors take action on Coach Parking

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have been working with Council officers to ask for urgent action on Coach parking on Ebury Bridge Road and Pimlico Road. Residents have been contacting Councillors with examples of Coaches parked … Continue reading

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Westminster Tories Slash Rough Sleeping Budget

  Westminster Conservatives have slashed the Council budget for rough sleeping and supported housing just weeks after the Council’s own figures showed the number of those out on the streets had more than doubled. At last week’s full Council Westminster … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors call for an end to Tory spin on the Nine Elms Bridge to nowhere

Churchill Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have criticised Wandsworth Council for pushing forward its controversial plans for a pedestrian and cycle bridge from Nine Elms to Pimlico. Cllr Shamim Talker said: “Residents were surprised to hear that Wandsworth … Continue reading

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Harrow Road Fire – Update

As many will know, a significant fire broke out on Friday morning (24th February) on the Harrow Road. Ten fire engines and over seventy firefighters were involved in bringing the blaze under control. Thankfully there were no reported injuries. Unconfirmed … Continue reading

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So much for the new broom as Westminster Council continues to accept cheques instead of affordable housing

When Robert Davis was moved from his 17 year chairmanship of the Planning Committee on Westminster City Council, residents hoped the ‘new broom’ Richard Beddoe would firmly insist the local community got a better share out of the development boom. … Continue reading

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