Tag Archives: Council finances

Labour demand information on Westminster Council plans to charge homeless families £12 a week to store possessions

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to release all the internal emails and reports about a letter which was sent to households in temporary accommodation telling them their possessions could be destroyed if they did not pay a weekly … Continue reading

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Tri-borough collapse traces back to Westminster Council mismanagement

Westminster Council’s long-term mismanagement of back-office systems for Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster were at the root of the break-up of tri-borough arrangements. Councillors in Hammersmith & Fulham had little alternative but to look for other arrangements following grotesque … 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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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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