Eltham North

Greenwich Conservatives defend security of tenure for Council tenants from the Labour Party

In an often bad tempered Council meeting in Greenwich last week, Conservative Councillors found themselves defending security of tenure from an increasingly incoherent set of attacks by Labour Councillors.

The Labour Party’s Cabinet Member for Housing moved a motion criticising the Conservative approach to security of tenure which included a statement that:

Spending chaos in Greenwich HR department

Greenwich Conservatives have labelled wasteful and inefficient Council spending of £1.5m on consultants in the Human Resources department over the last four years. 

While employing these extra consultants, Greenwich was spending nearly £700,000 making existing employees redundant.   

Conservative Councillor opposes redevelopment of Greenwich Market at Appeal


On the 9th of September, Eltham North Conservative Councillor and Planning Board member Dermot Poston spoke at Greenwich Hospital’s appeal against the Council’s decision to deny planning permission to its redevelopment of Greenwich Market.


Eltham North Councillor Objects to late night licence

Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury has written to object to the licensing application for the Eltham Terrace Club (2a Well Hall Road, London, SE9 6SF) which has recently asked the Council to allow the following activities:-

Burglaries rise in Eltham North

At this evening’s Eltham North Safer Neighbourhood Panel meeting, attended by local Councillor Spencer Drury, it was revealed that burglaries had risen sharply over the summer, peaking at ten in July, which was the highest this year. One panel member from the Progress Estate stated that there had been two burglaries in one week on Lovelace Green.


Councillors informed about benefit fraud in Greenwich

Last night was a meeting of the Audit and Risk Management panel which looked at a range of accounts, annual governance letter and internal audit reports, which while important are generally quite opaque. 

Labour elected on a false premise

Labour change manifesto after the elections.

Conservatives revealed today that Greenwich Labour rewrote their commitments to the electorate after the election in May.

Labour reject Conservative proposal to support Eltham’s small shops

CONSERVATIVES have condemned a decision by Greenwich Council Labour Councillors, to vote unanimously against supporting small shops in the Eltham area.    At full council (Wednesday 1st June) the Conservative’s put forward a motion, asking the Eltham Regeneration Agency to investigate the idea of creating an internet shopping facility for small shops and business in the Eltham area (including Ne

Reporting Back on June’s Full Council Meeting

It has been a busy week at the Council, with £8m of cuts decided on Monday and a full Council meeting on Wednesday.


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