March 2004

Cut the spin and freeze the Tax

Conservatives have voted against increasing the Greenwich Council Tax this year.  Labour is claiming tha

Livingstone is London's "credit card" mayor

Conservatives have dubbed Ken Livingstone London's "credit card mayor" as he racks up the capital's borrowing budget by an extra £2.5 billion. Party Leader Michael Howard and Steve Norris joined forces to condemn the way Mr Livingstone is "frittering away" huge sums of public money - and passing on the bill to the capital's residents who are being hammered by big increases in council tax levies.

Livingstone's violent London

Conservative Mayoral candidate Steve Norris has pledged more police on the streets following crime figures confirming London as Britain's most violent city.  Statistics issued by the Metropolitan Police reveal a "relentless rise" in violent crimes in the capital, with Londoners facing a one-in-forty chance of being attacked on the streets.

Greenwich Conservatives hold Annual General Meeting

Greenwich Conservatives held their Annual General Meeting yesterday,  where a packed Eltham Conservative

Should Livingstone be the fat controller?

Transport for London will make a bid tomorrow to become the fat controller of London’s overland railways.  London’s abysm

Erith & Thamesmead select Bromby for Parliament

Erith & Thamesmead Conservatives have selected Chris Bromby as their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

Council Housing in crisis

The Government has told Greenwich Council to improve its houses.  At present around 83% of the Council's housing sto

Conservatives would freeze Greenwich Council Tax

Council Tax in Greenwich has increased by 24% in the last three years, resulting in hardship for many on lo

Queen Elizabeth Hospital faces debts

Tony Blair promised in 1997 that he would save the NHS in 24 hours.  Almost 7 years later, despite billions of extra pounds

Bottom of the class for Greenwich schools

Let no-one be in any doubt - there are some wonderful examples in Greenwich and Woolwich of how our education system should w

Blackheath Westcombe round up

A quick round up of some of the things that Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Rhodri Ha

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