Tag Archives: young people

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 call on Westminster Conservatives to donate West End fund-raising profits to local youth services

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Conservatives to donate the profits from their fund-raising dinner in the West End on 8th February to local youth services. Home Secretary Amber Rudd will be the guest speaker and the Conservatives will be … Continue reading

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Do you want to help unaccompanied child refugees in Europe?

We have received the following message from a local resident: “I’m a Queen’s Park resident and I run a refugee aid and advocacy group called Calais Action. I’m setting up a working group in the North Westminster area to help … Continue reading

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Welcome to new Westminster Youth MP

A new Youth MP for Westminster, Hamza Taozzale, has been elected. Wesminster Labour Councillor Tim Roca said: “In view of the severe cuts being made to Youth Services the voice of young people is more important than ever. On behalf … Continue reading

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Westminster Tories preparing to push through cruel cuts, while Labour stands up for young people

Westminster Council will try to use today’s budget meeting to push through over £45 million in cuts, due to a £33 million cut in Government grant, increasing costs and planning for future pressures. Despite years of cutting services under the … Continue reading

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Local groups protest at Westminster youth service cuts

Local Organisations have written to Westminster Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People to protest at the decision to cease funding voluntary sector youth clubs and youth providers from September 2016. They say: Dear Councillor Chalkley, We are writing … Continue reading

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Maida Vale Labour Councillor Rita Begum seeks answers on Lanark Road project

Councillor Rita Begum has been taking up residents’ concerns about the Lanark Road project and seeking answers to many of the unanswered questions on this project which aims to rebuild the existing community facilities with housing above. At the Westminster … Continue reading

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