Council Services

Labour will stand up to Conservative Government cuts and restore support for vital public services such as our youth clubs, children’s centres and support for the elderly and vulnerable. We will also protect our citizens against crime and anti-social behaviour by fighting Tory police cuts and investing the Council’s community protection work.

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...
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 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...
  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...
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.
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.
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 their toll on local services, particularly for the most vulnerable. The Conservatives have put the needs of developers above the needs of the...
If elected on May 3rd Labour will commit the council to paying the London Living Wage not only to its directly employed staff but also to any future contractors. Under Labour Westminster would seek accreditation with the Living Wage Foundation to provide reassurance that our pledges had been met. We would...
Ahead of the council elections in May Westminster Labour are setting out their plans for further action on fire safety and calling for reassurance on fire doors.
Covering the centre of London Westminster is home to rough sleepers from all over the country, many of whom have found themselves on the street due to the impact of the Conservative Government’s harsh housing and welfare policies across the UK. It is a rough sleeping challenge tougher than any other...