Affordable and sustainable development is needed in Kingston
Kingston’s Tory-led Council is pushing through controversial plans which will make Kingston more like Croydon as it develops plans for large areas of intensive development.Read more
Resident groups, with the support of local Liberal Democrats, have helped residents on the Cambridge Road Estate secure a major victory from Tory-led Kingston Council over its plans to regenerate the estate.Read more
Millions wasted on inappropriate sites for schools
Cramped office block site to be used for new schoolRead more
Norbiton’s Lib Dem Campaigners, Bill and Dave, outside the proposed site of a Community Hub.
The community group One Norbiton is planning to open a Community Hub on the Cambridge Road Estate. The Hub will offer space for local groups, the Police Safer Neighbourhood Team and charities - and will be a place where local people could get help and advice.Read more
Dave Ryder-Mills, Ed Davey, Tricia Bamford and Cllr Bill Brisbane want a better deal for tenants & leaseholders in new regeneration plans.K
Kingston Council’s Conservatives were forced to withdraw plans for local residents during the future Cambridge Estate regeneration, after local Lib Dems showed they were unfair to tenants and leaseholders - and illegal!Read more
Local Lib Dem Cllr, Rebekah Moll, backs local parents and residents against the Council's treatment of King Athelstan Primary School and the Caretaker's Cottage
Kingston Council has sold King Athelstan School’s Caretaker Cottage for the highest price with no strings attached. So the developer proposed a 3 storey block of flats, which would directly overlook the school.Read more
The impact of Brexit on NHS staff who are EU citizens has led Kingston Hospital to set up a special support group, according to a leaked letter from the Chief Executive to hospital staff.Read more
Kingston Hospital urged people not to go to Accident and Emergency this January, as the full extent of how the Conservatives have starved health and social care services of vital cash became clear - in Kingston and elsewhere.
Local people complained of long waits at Kingston’s A&E, with official figures showing Kingston has been regularly missing its hospital waiting time targets.
“It’s not just inadequate NHS funding by the Conservative Government,” argues Chessington Lib Dem Councillor, Margaret Thompson. “It’s also Kingston Council failing to provide proper care for elderly patients ready to go home.”
Kingston’s Lib Dem Health Campaigner, Ed Davey, says people are right to be angry over these failures. “I’m worried that elderly people especially are suffering from lack of care and longer waiting times. We told the Conservatives this would happen, but they wouldn’t listen.”Read more
Last night, Sarah Olney made her maiden speech in Parliament. You can watch it here.Read more