Category Archives: Westminster Conservatives

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors slam further delays and broken promises on the Ebury Bridge Estate

  Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have slammed Westminster Council for further delays and broken promises on the Ebury Bridge Estate. In a strongly-worded letter to new Housing Cabinet Member Rachel Robathan, they say: “We were … 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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Leak reveals Westminster Council’s budget crisis

Leaked papers from a private meeting of Conservative Westminster councillors have revealed they are concealing the true problems with the Council budget. Labour councillors have been sent the presentation from a Conservative ‘Group Seminar’ on 21 January at which the … 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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Labour welcome that Garden Bridge land sale is to be ‘called in’

Westminster Labour have welcomed the decision by Housing, Finance and Corporate Services Committee Chair Cllr Brian Connell to join the request made in December by Labour Councillors Adam Hug and Tim Roca to ‘call-in’ Westminster Council’s plans to acquire and … Continue reading

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Labour ask for ‘call in’ of Westminster Council decision to sell land at Temple Station to Garden Bridge Trust

Labour Councillors have asked for Westminster Council’s decision to dispose of open public space around Temple tube station to the Garden Bridge Trust to be ‘called in’. In order for the ‘call in’ request to succeed a Conservative Councillor needs … 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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