Greenwich Federation

Roger Tester

Chairman of Greenwich Conservatives
Roger Tester has been Chairman of Greenwich Conservatives since March 2017 having previously been Deputy Chairman between 2016 and 2017.
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Conservatives propose alternative to Labour’s 1.99% Council Tax rise

Conservative councillors in Greenwich will oppose Labour’s 1.99% Council Tax rise at the Town Hall this evening, instead proposing a fully costed alternative that delivers the same increase in Adult Social Care funding without the need for the 1.99% rise.

Conservatives press case for ‘Library Lock’ policy

Conservative councillors are calling on Greenwich Council to adopt their ‘Library Lock’ proposal to protect smaller libraries in the borough, amid renewed concerns over Labour councillors’ centralisation of library services in Town Centres.

Conservatives support Assembly's call for rail devolution rethink

Greenwich Conservatives are supporting a unanimous call from London Assembly members for a rethink on rail devolution, after it was announced last week that the management of the Southeastern franchise would not be handed over to Transport for London by the Department for Transport as expected.

Conservatives call for cross-party bid to stop Woolwich Barracks closure

Conservative councillors in Greenwich have called for a cross-party bid to reverse a Ministry of Defence decision to close Woolwich Barracks in 2028.

Conservatives win Eltham North council by-election

Conservative Charlie Davis has been elected as the new councillor for Eltham North, after winning the seat from Labour in Thursday's by-election. The result marks the first time the local Conservatives have gained a council seat from Labour since 2006, and increases the party's representation on Greenwich Council to nine.

Charlie Davis to stand in Eltham North council by-election

Local Conservatives in Eltham have selected Charlie Davis to stand in a council by-election caused by the resignation of Labour councillor Wynn Davies. The contest, in Eltham North ward, will be held on 10th November.

Conservatives oppose Greenwich Council's new ‘Tenant Tax’

Conservative councillors have criticised Greenwich Council plans for a new ‘Tenant Tax’ of £49 a year, as Labour councillors voted to consult on a new service charge for around 23,000 council tenants living in the borough’s estates from February 2017.

Congratulations to Theresa May and her new Cabinet

Greenwich Conservatives would like to send our congratulations to the new Prime Minister and her Cabinet, and our thanks to former Prime Minister David Cameron for his achievements over 11 years as Leader of the Conservative Party.

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