Tag Archives: London Living wage

Westminster Labour’s plan for the first 100 days of a Labour Council 

Labour has set out an ambitious but deliverable manifesto that can help positively transform Westminster for the future to make it a city for the many not the few. So, if elected on May 3rd we will take urgent action to deliver on … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour promises active support to build a successful local economy

The Westminster economy is one of the most successful in Europe and a Labour Council will ensure that this success continues and that more local residents and small businesses share in the fruits of this economic success. It is vital … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour standing up for fair pay and the London Living Wage

As part of Labour’s campaign to help give working people a fairer deal, the Westminster Labour Group have called on Westminster Council to join 15 other London local authorities and the Greater London Authority in committing to pay the London … Continue reading

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Westminster Council fails its duty of care to its care home workers

Westminster Labour Councillors are deeply concerned by news that over 40% of staff at Westminster Council’s Westmead and Carlton Dene Residential Care Homes are being paid below the London Living Wage (LLW). After raising concerns internally about this shocking state … Continue reading

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Westminster Council tenants face £1.79 million rent increase

Westminster Council tenants will by paying an extra £1.79 million in rent next year as a result of the Conservatives’ decision to increase rents by 2.19% (£2.68) per week which will increase average rents from £122.27 per week to £124.95 … Continue reading

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Westminster Council staff “need to use food banks and payday loans just in order to get through the month”

According to the ‘Financial Times’; “Serena Simon, a 37-year-old community protection officer for Westminster council, was one of thousands of workers taking part in the strike action over pay, pensions and jobs. She said she had brought two of her … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour offers practical help for local businesses and residents in these difficult economic times

Labour Councillors in Westminster have launched a guide to some of the best of Westminster’s independent restaurants as part of plans to support local businesses. Councillors have compiled a list of some of their favourite local restaurants in the hope … Continue reading

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