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Churchill Ward Labour Councillors ask for clarification on Tory Balmoral Castle leaflet

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Cllr Rachael Robathan, Westminster Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, for clarification on the recent Tory leaflet distributed in Churchill Gardens about the long-vacant Balmoral Castle pub site. The … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors raise residents’ concern over Tories’ Ebury Bridge Estate leaflet

Churchill Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have called on Westminster Conservatives to clarify a leaflet they have delivered to residents on Ebury Bridge Estate. Residents are concerned that the leaflet suggests a plan already exists for the estate, as it … Continue reading

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Labour Plan for raising more cash for public services in Westminster

Westminster Labour Councillors have launched a 5 Point Plan which could raise millions of pounds for public services from wealthy residents who currently pay the lowest Council Tax in the UK and who want to pay more to resurrect local … Continue reading

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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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