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Posts Tagged: Wandsworth
David Chinchen: We need to develop effective operational links between neighbourhood policing teams and our schools
The police have also neglected retailers and small businesses for many years. They need more protection from criminals.
What does it say for our patriotic endeavour that so many of our fellow citizens are literally rubbishing our country?
Making unused council building space available will allow greater space for pupils to be educated safely.
In Wandsworth, the Council delivered the facemasks, gloves, aprons, and hand gel, that the teachers needed.
One of the architects of the famous Tory victory in Wandsworth in 1978, he never stopped campaigning in the borough.
Measuring people’s incomes needs to be part of measuring progress – but we need to be careful, because different measures give different results.
In several London boroughs, the number is due to rise. That will be costly and damaging to local democracy.
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.