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COUNCIL ELECTION SPECIAL – Thursday 3rd May, 7am – 10pm News from Hussain Ahmed, Janet Seale and Liam Taggart, your Regent’s Park Ward Labour Candidates And Sam Gardner, Phillida Inman and Connor Jones, your Abbey Road Ward Labour Candidates Grove End Road We have asked the Road Safety Team to look...
HELP US WIN IN WESTMINSTER We can make history in Westminster on Thursday 3rd May 2018! But we need your help to do this. We need to speak to residents across Westminster to make sure they go out and vote. In Westminster North we are running 5 campaign centres. If...
Labour have set out an ambitious but deliverable manifesto that can help positively transform Westminster for the future to make it a city for the many not the few.  
Help Westminster Labour make history by helping in our campaign on polling day to enable us to encourage Labour voters to go to the polls on May 3rd to win the Council for Labour.  On polling day we are running 11 campaign centres. If you are able to come along,...
When we launched our first set of 20 ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’ in January 2018 we thought that this would spur Conservative Councillors and City West staff in to action. But all we heard was first, a denial that there was a problem and then, ‘warm words’ that...
Council Tax is always an emotive issue in Westminster politics but residents can be confident that Labour will keep Council Tax low. Westminster Council receives the highest levels of parking revenue (£73.2m) in the country as well as substantial commercial income from its large Central London property portfolio (£42.8m) that...
NEWS FROM WESTMINSTER’S LABOUR COUNCILLORS. Burne Street We have asked the Council to investigate this issue: “As you will know, Burne Street has had the exit blocked to Marylebone Road. This is fine but it makes Burne Street even more negative in the sense it goes nowhere. It is also...
Three of the most polluted streets in London are in Westminster. Data from King’s College London put the Strand, Marylebone Road and Oxford Street in the top 10 for N02 air pollution, a toxic gas which is estimated to kill thousands each year and air quality is an important health...
Westminster Labour have set out ambitious plans to build many more homes for social rent and for people on average incomes or less .We would also radically reform or scrap the poorly performing CityWest Homes.
Westminster Council rearranged the production of its usually quarterly local propaganda magazine ‘The Westminster Reporter’ so that three editions were delivered to local residents in the four months prior to ‘purdah’ ban on election advertising at the cost to the tax payer of £180,000.
Westminster Labour will support community groups and heritage campaigners by cutting the cost of commemorative plaques. The current Westminster Green Plaque scheme is focused primarily at property developers and major landlords with a £3,500 per plaque cost prohibitive to all but the wealthiest.
It has been an ongoing struggle for local residents to get Westminster Council to listen to their demands for safer streets, with Westminster Conservatives rejecting pleas for the introduction of 20mph zones on residential streets for many years, while our neighbouring boroughs all took this important step. 
Westminster is proud to be home to some of London’s longest established British African-Caribbean communities. Given the deep concern felt by many older residents of the ‘Windrush Generation’ as a result of the policies of the current Government Labour believes it is vital that the Westminster Council does what it...
We, Pancho Lewis, Patrick Lilley and Caroline Saville, West End Labour candidates, continue to oppose the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street because residents’ concerns have not been answered by Westminster Council’s leaders, by Transport for London (TfL) nor by the Mayor of London.
  Labour Councillors have issued a new dossier of another 25 more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’ this year, following their first report in January 2018, which included 20 Nightmare Stories, and their second report in March with details of 25 more Nightmare Stories. Once again, we have had...
PIMLICO, SOHO, MARYLEBONE AND WEST END ACTION REPORT – LATE APRIL 2018 News from Westminster’s Labour Councillors Soho GP practice We have written to Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to ask him to take action to save the Soho GP practice: “We are writing to...
If elected to lead the council on May 3rd Labour will take a more proactive approach towards the private housing market in our city to find ways to support our renters.
If elected on May 3rd a Labour Council will fight to support a publically funded and delivered NHS that works for all Westminster residents.
Getting the right support for elderly and vulnerable people in Westminster will be central to the agenda of a Labour-led Westminster Council if we were to be elected on May 3rd.
NEWS FROM WESTMINSTER’S LABOUR COUNCILLORS. Labour’s Manifesto for the 2018 Council Elections After decades of the Conservatives taking Westminster for granted, residents have a real chance to change the future of this city. Years of cuts have taken their toll on local services, particularly for the most vulnerable. The Conservatives...
Two of the Conservative West End Councillors will not be re-standing on 3rd May – Glenys Roberts has been de-selected by her party and Paul Church has decided not to stand again. This is what they say: Councillor Glenys Roberts “I have been deselected by the party and won’t be standing...
PIMLICO, SOHO, MARYLEBONE AND WEST END ACTION REPORT – APRIL 2018 News from Westminster’s Labour Councillors Labour’s Manifesto for the 2018 Council Elections After decades of the Conservatives taking Westminster for granted, residents have a real chance to change the future of this city. Years of Conservative cuts have taken...
Westminster Labour know how difficult life has been for so many in our community over recent years due the impact of Conservative cuts to public services and social security against a backdrop of a decade of stagnant wage growth that has hit lower and middle income families hardest.
Labour is calling on the Westminster council to move further and faster to help assist Syrian refugees. If elected to run the council on May 3rd it will ensure that more is done to help assist those fleeing the brutal conflict.