Tag Archives: Council finances

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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Petition calls on Westminster City Council to restore funding to the Stowe Club

A new petition has been started calling on Westminster City Council to restore funding to the Stowe Club so that valuable services to young people can continue. You can sign here Because of Westminster Council cuts the Stowe Youth Club … Continue reading

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Further blow to Berwick Street Market as traders lose parking places despite £12 million increase in parking income for Westminster

Berwick Street Market traders have suffered a further blow when their parking places have been lost due to the redevelopment scheme alongside Kemp House, despite Westminster City Council raking in an extra £12 million through parking charges and fines. Berwick … Continue reading

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Labour warn of large towering building on Queen Mother Sports Centre site to pay for £35 million Olympic size swimming pool

Plans to build a 50 metre Olympic-size swimming pool and diving area in the redeveloped Queen Mother Sports Centre would send the cost of rebuilding the new Sports Centre soaring to £35 million and lead to the development of a … Continue reading

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Another petition calls for a halt to Westminster Council’s proposed £750,000 cut from the libraries budget

Following the demonstration outside Marylebone Library, Councillor Adam Hug has organised another petition calling for a halt to Westminster Council’s proposed £750,000 cut from the libraries budget: “We the undersigned petition Westminster City Council to halt its planned cut of … Continue reading

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Westminster residents to pay £1,387,000 bill for failed Luxborough Street library project

Westminster Council Tax payers have had to foot a £1,387,000 bill for Westminster Conservatives’ failed attempts to build an underground library in Luxborough Street as a replacement for the long-delayed Marylebone Library. The £1,387,000 bill comes at the same time … Continue reading

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