Greenwich Federation

Greenwich Conservatives launch 2018 local elections manifesto

Local Conservatives in Greenwich have launched their manifesto for the 2018 council elections, outlining their campaigning priorities if elected to Greenwich Council in the elections on Thursday 3rd May.

Cllr John Hills

President and Constituency Officer for Eltham

John is the President of the Greenwich Conservative Federation and is the Constituency Officer for Eltham.  He was first elected to Greenwich council in 2000 and represents Coldharbour and New Eltham Ward.  John’s background is in the building industry as project manager and he is able to utilize his wealth of knowledge and experience within his role on the two planning committees he sits on as well as the building and Engineering Joint Works Committee.

Maureen Burgess

Treasurer

Maureen is the Federation's Treasurer, she has been a Conservative activist and heavily involved in the work of the Federation for many years, in addition to this Mo stood as a council candidate in Shooters Hill ward at both the 2010 and 2014 Council elections. 

Conservative Group gets to work as Greenwich Council begins new four-year term

The Conservative Group on Greenwich Council has announced its line-up of Opposition Spokespeople for 2018/19, after successfully defending all 9 seats in this month's local elections.

Conservatives hold all 9 of the party's seats on Greenwich Council

Greenwich Conservatives held all 9 of the party's seats on Greenwich Council in the local elections on 3rd May. The results, announced after a lengthy overnight Count at the Waterfront Leisure Centre in Woolwich, represent a suprise defeat for the Labour Party which had aimed to win all 51 seats at the Town Hall.

Conservatives Bid for Westcombe Park and Maze Hill Rezoning

Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell have written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, to submit their petition calling for Westcombe Park and Maze Hill railway stations from Zone 3 to Zone 2.

Conservatives Urge Natwest Not to Close Local Branch in Blackheath

Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell have urged Natwest not to proceed with the planned closure of the Blackheath and Westcombe Park Branch in June.

Potholes go untended as Labour-run Council’s ‘hands are tied’

As residents’ complaints over the growing number of potholes increase, Greenwich Conservatives reveal that the Council’s Highways accounts contain a substantial surplus

Local Conservatives support ‘No Toxic Cruise Port’ petition

Greenwich Conservatives have thrown their support behind the resident-led ‘No Toxic Cruise Port in Greenwich’ campaign, and its new petition calling for the planned Cruise Liner Terminal at Enderby Wharf to have either on-shore power or be scrapped.

Council ‘Unsure’ of Who Owns Standard Toilets

In an answer to a question from Blackheath Westcombe ward councillor, Geoff Brighty, Greenwich Council admitted not knowing who owns the toilets on Batley Green at the Blackheath Royal Standard.

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