Conservative councillors in Greenwich will vote against Labour plans to increase Council Tax in the borough by 1.99% this evening, instead proposing a fully-costed alternative that would see increased funding for a key scheme to help people into work. The meeting will be the first to be streamed live via the web.
Opposition Conservative councillors will propose a motion at Wednesday’s Greenwich Council meeting calling for Labour Leader Denise Hyland to issue a public apology for wasting more than £48,000 on the Council’s failed legal bid to save its Greenwich Time newspaper.
Labour-run Greenwich Council has been defeated in its attempt to save its weekly Greenwich Time propaganda newspaper, after abandoning its heavily-criticised legal bid against the Depart for Communities and Local Government to try and save the paper.
Greenwich Conservative councillors have called the latest set of proposals for the Silvertown Tunnel a 'missed opportunity' in their response to Transport for London's statutory consultation, which closed last weekend.
Greenwich Conservatives have expressed concern after it emerged Greenwich Council is considering closing the borough’s mobile library service.Labour councillors announced a formal consultation “on the future of Royal Greenwich’s Library Outreach Service” last week.
A new report published this week has revealed that 30 senior officers at Labour-run Greenwich council received total remuneration of more than £100,000 a year in 2013-14, with seven receiving more than £150,000.