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Ebury Bridge Estate: Westminster Labour continues call for full resident ballot following Council’s decision to demolish estate

Labour Councillors are calling on Westminster City Council to hold a residents’ ballot on Ebury Bridge Estate, after its Cabinet approved the proposal for full demolition of the 1930s-built, majority social housing, estate in London SW1. At the Cabinet Meeting … Continue reading

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Labour calls for an end to CityWest Homes

After months of complaints by local residents and campaigning by Westminster Labour Councillors the Conservative Council have finally admitted there is a problem with the operation of CityWest Homes, the ‘Arms Length Management Organisation’ that manages the council’s housing. The … Continue reading

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Twelve more scandals from City West Homes

Council elections come and go but City West Homes’ performance just gets worse. Over the past few weeks since the Council elections we have received scores of cries for help from City West Homes tenants and leaseholders and here are … Continue reading

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Labour opposes the Westbrook plans for Dolphin Square

Labour Tachbrook Ward Candidates, Gillian Arrindell, Terry Harper and Will Thomson, strongly oppose the Westbrook plans to destroy Dolphin Square. We object to Westbrook’s planning application for Dolphin Square on the following grounds: Dolphin Square is a ‘building of special … Continue reading

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And another 25 more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’

Labour Councillors have issued a new dossier of another 25 more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’ this year, following their first report in January 2018, which included 20 Nightmare Stories, and their second report in March with details of … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour will fight for the rights of private renters

If elected to lead the council on May 3rd Labour will take a more proactive approach towards the private housing market in our city to find ways to support our renters. A Labour led Council will do the most we can … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour call for further action on fire safety

Ahead of the council elections in May Westminster Labour are setting out their plans for further action on fire safety and calling for reassurance on fire doors. Westminster Council is currently planning a review of all communal fire doors and … Continue reading

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