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.
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.
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.
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced tough new measures to crack down on employers who do not pay their staff the statutory minimum wage. The plans will be roled out ahead of the introduction of the national living wage next year.