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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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Petition to stop school cuts in Vincent Square Ward

We have started a petition calling on Westminster City Council to urge the Government to scrap the school funding proposals which will mean that five schools serving families in Vincent Square Ward will lose out, including, Millbank Academy (lose £72,000); Burdett Coutts … Continue reading

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Controversial Plans for University Technical College voted through by Westminster Planning Committee

Westminster Council’s Planning Committee has voted a 3-1 majority in favour of controversial plans for the Ebury Bridge Centre which includes a University Technical College (UTC) and residential tower block, with all of the Conservative councillors voting for the plans. … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors express residents’ concern over University Technical College plans

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Murad Gassanly, Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to the Council expressing residents’ concerns over the plans for the proposed Sir Simon Milton University Technical College in Sutherland Street, Pimlico. The Councillors have written to … Continue reading

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Community concern over Westminster’s University Technical College plans

Churchill ward Councillors and the local community have expressed concerns about the plans for a University Technical College on Sutherland Street in Pimlico. Despite Councillors being promised full community engagement only two public exhibition sessions were organised by the Developers, … Continue reading

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Marylebone Boys School – letter to Michael Gove MP

Dear Mr Gove I am writing to support Marylebone Boys School’s search for a permanent site so that the school can admit pupils this September. As you will know, a number of permanent sites have been identified by the School, … Continue reading

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Still no site for Marylebone Boys School as parents’ worries grow

The ‘Wood & Vale’ reports; “Popular Marylebone free school running out of time to secure site A free school which has proved popular with Westminster parents may have to delay its opening if it doesn’t secure a permanent site soon. … Continue reading

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