Greenwich Federation

Councillor sows the seeds of change on allotment concession charges

Greenwich Council has decided to reintroduce concessionary rates for pensioners following questions from Eltham Conservative Councillor Spencer Drury. The U-turn was confirmed following Spencer raising the issue at both the January and February meetings of the Council.

Conservatives propose alternative to Council Tax rise

Conservative councillors in Greenwich will vote against Labour plans to increase Council Tax in the borough by 1.99% this evening, instead proposing a fully-costed alternative that would see increased funding for a key scheme to help people into work. The meeting will be the first to be streamed live via the web.

Conservatives to call for public apology for Greenwich Time legal bid

Opposition Conservative councillors will propose a motion at Wednesday’s Greenwich Council meeting calling for Labour Leader Denise Hyland to issue a public apology for wasting more than £48,000 on the Council’s failed legal bid to save its Greenwich Time newspaper.

Labour-run council defeated over Greenwich Time

Labour-run Greenwich Council has been defeated in its attempt to save its weekly Greenwich Time propaganda newspaper, after abandoning its heavily-criticised legal bid against the Depart for Communities and Local Government to try and save the paper.

Silvertown Tunnel proposals a 'missed opportunity'

Greenwich Conservative councillors have called the latest set of proposals for the Silvertown Tunnel a 'missed opportunity' in their response to Transport for London's statutory consultation, which closed last weekend.

Concern over plans to scrap Greenwich mobile library

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed concern after it emerged Greenwich Council is considering closing the borough’s mobile library service.Labour councillors announced a formal consultation “on the future of Royal Greenwich’s Library Outreach Service” last week.

Report reveals “high pay culture" at Labour-run Greenwich council

A new report published this week has revealed that 30 senior officers at Labour-run Greenwich council received total remuneration of more than £100,000 a year in 2013-14, with seven receiving more than £150,000.

Update on Bakerloo line extension proposal

Local Conservatives support call for Tube extension to benefit south-east London

Conservatives select local campaigner as their London Assembly candidate

Adam Thomas has been selected as the Conservative London Assemble candidate for Greenwich & Lewisham

Zac Goldsmith chosen as Conservative Mayoral Candidate

Voters across London have chosen South London MP Zac Goldsmith as the Conservative candidate for Mayor of London after Boris Johnson announced he would not for a third term.

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