Earlier this week, Kingston Hospital agreed to “pause” its decision to charge blue badge holders for using their car park.
In an amazing victory Liberal Democrats have won 39 seats on Kingston Council in the local elections, with the Conservatives winning only 9 and Labour 0.
You can see the ward by ward breakdown on the Council website.
Congratulations to all the new councillors and to all the campaigners who helped to make it happen! This will be the largest ever Lib Dem Group on the Council.
I believe local Conservatives are making policy decisions that will lead Kingston Council to go bankrupt, like Northamptonshire. It is a bold statement to make, and not one I make lightly. Below is my thinking, the facts and the statements made by others that lead me to that conclusion.
Conservative and Labour Councillors have voted to take an extra £1 million from already struggling schools - rejecting Liberal Democrat proposals to take money from Council reserves.