In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
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That means protecting the environment, supporting schools, and more police. It means friendly communities with better transport, homes, and high streets.
You may smile; how can this woman take such pride in providing a bin at a bus stop? Well, she does.
Louise Calland: To win in London, the Conservatives need a positive message for the thirty-somethings
Building new houses on brownfield sites, incentivising working from home, and supporting the expansion of cycle hire schemes should be on our agenda.
Simon Fawthrop: Why I’ve asked for planning permission to build flats in the Mayor of London’s back garden
Khan wants to remove any parking requirements for developments within 800m of a transport hub or town centre. So why won’t he thank me?
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
Brandon Lewis: Thank you, Conservative members. Because of you, we did well in these elections. But this is just the start.
I want to commend every single one of you that stood for council or campaigned in any way in this poll.
The results were a triumph of localism which confounded the pundits. But achieving wider home ownership is still a particular challenge in London.
WATCH: May in Wandsworth – “This was one of Labour’s top targets. They threw everything at it. But they lost.”
The Prime Minister visits the Tory flagship council in the aftermath of the Conservatives holding on.
In Wandsworth we are working with employers and further education colleges – and providing the infrastructure needed for economic growth.
Where outstanding primary schools do not have attached nursery classes, in Wandsworth we will be looking to work with them to see if they can expand.
Wandsworth is probably the best place to own an electric vehicle in the whole of the UK.
UKIP’s decline will probably allow the three main parties to each claim an increased vote share. Afterwards, the Tories will still be the largest party in local government.
Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Guy Senior: Keeping Council Tax low and serving our people well is still the key message in Wandsworth
We are seeing 20,000 new homes, 25,000 new jobs, and the first new tube station in the borough for 90 years.