Greenwich Federation

Action to cut council tax for older people

Alistair Craig this week welcomed new proposals to ease the burden of council tax on older people in Greenwich. Under the plans, the next Conservative Government will introduce an automatic 50% discount on council tax bills for those aged 65 and over, up to a maximum of £500. A discount already exists for single person households and many disabled people.

Greenwich Council's unnecessary tax rise

Greenwich Conservatives yesterday condemned the unnecessary and cynical tax rise by the Labour run Greenwich

Post Office saved in Coldharbour

The Mound Post office has been saved after a long campaign by Conservative councillors, residents and other campaigners.

Matrons to lead battle against hospital superbugs

Alistair Craig this week backed the action plan unveiled by Conservatives to improve hospit

Greenwich needs New York style policing to cut crime

Alistair Craig, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich, this week championed

Action needed for discipline in Greenwich schools

Alistair Craig, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich, this week welcomed the new five-point action plan launched by Conservatives designed to restore discipline to unruly school classrooms in Greenwich. As an illustration of falling standards, in Greenwich & Woolwich truancy has increased by 9% in primary schools, and by 53% in secondary schools since Labour came to power.
 

Shadow Health Secretary visits the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Last Wednesday, Andrew Lansley MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for Health, visited the

Threat of new supplementary council tax on Greenwich

This week Alistair Craig, the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich, reacted with

Labour's broken promise: Crossrail route will not include Woolwich

Despite local assurances from Labour that the new Crossrail scheme would include a branch line to Woolwich, the final decision has seen Crossrail go north of the river, leaving Abbey Wood as the only station in the Borough.

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