Greenwich Federation

Driverless car trial launched on Greenwich Peninsula

Transport Minister Claire Perry and Business Secretary Vince Cable this week launched the new driverless car trial in Greenwich following the Government’s decision to invest £19million in the scheme, announced by Chancellor George Osborne in last year’s Autumn Statement.

Awards ceremony to celebrate our local schools

Greenwich Conservatives were pleased to support an event that celebrates the great work done in our local schools. The Council's Schools Celebration 2015 was an opportunity to honour those individuals who were nominated for their outstanding work to improve the outcomes for children in the borough

Reprieve for popular our of hours service Grabadoc

Greenwich Conservatives welcomed news announced today that NHS Greenwich CCG had agreed to ‘rewind’ the tendering process for urgent care and out of hours medical services in the Borough as a result of an error during the previous process. Leader of Greenwich Conservatives Cllr Spencer Drury raised serious questions about the process and asked the CCG and Labour Council to review it.

Greenwich GCSE results a ‘mixed bag’

Greenwich’s GCSE results reveal a mixed picture for summer 2014, with the general 5A*to C including English and Maths measure falling 6% on the previous year, while the more academic English Baccalaureate rose by 2% to a record 25.6%.

Holding Southeastern trains and Network Rail to account. Minimising disruption during London Bridge station redevelopment.

The poor performance of Southeastern trains has angered many Greenwich borough residents for a considerable time. The situation has worsened since Charing Cross bound trains have stopped calling at London Bridge.

Cllr Matt Hartley proposes Living Wage Incentive Scheme

Greenwich council is being urged to take bolder action on low pay, with Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich Matt Hartley set to propose a new scheme to encourage employers in the borough to pay the London Living Wage. Cllr Hartley, who is also deputy leader of the opposition on Greenwich council, says his plan for a Living Wage Incentive Scheme could make a “huge difference” to thousands of local residents at no extra cost to the council taxpayer.

Public Meeting - Oliver Letwin MP - English Votes for English Laws?

Monday, 19 January, 2015 - 19:00 to 20:00
Oliver Letwin (MP for West Dorset) was appointed to the Cabinet in 2014 as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and is coming to Eltham prior to the election to discuss whether Scottish MPs should be able to vote on English issues with local residents - all are invited and entry is free.

Sort It, Southeastern campaign featured on BBC Radio 5 Live

Conservative candidate Matt Hartley's campaign to secure improvements in the service local commuters receive from Southeastern trains was featured on BBC Radio 5 Live on Sunday, after more than 500 people have signed his Sort it, Southeastern petition.

Tackling London's patchy mobile problem

London MEP Syed Kamall launches a hi-tech campaign to tackle poor mobile reception in parts of London.

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