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Westminster Labour's 2018 Council Election Manifesto

Manifesto

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 vast majority of local residents. For generations they have failed to build the Council (social rent) and lower (intermediate) rent homes that Westminster needs to give the City a viable future.

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KEY PLEDGE: Westminster Labour will fight for fairness in our communities by supporting the London Living Wage and defending the rights of our EU Citizens

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 also sign-up to sector specific agreements, such as the Unison Ethical Care Charter, to help improve working practices across the council and further enshrine our commitment to fair pay. Labour is committed to fair pay not only because it the right thing to do for our workers but because it can help to improve the quality of our public services that our staff deliver.

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EU citizens

Labour will fight for fairness in our communities by defending the rights of our EU Citizens and supporting the London Living Wage.


WATCH: Labour fielding an EU citizen candidate for local elections

Brexit is a big issue for residents across Westminster.

Watch the video below to hear Nafsika Butler-Thalassis, an EU citizen standing as a Labour candidate for Maida Vale, and Cllr Adam Hug (leader of Westminster Labour Group) on the Sunday Politics discussing the issues facing EU citizens: