Middle Park and Sutcliffe

General Election 1997

1 May, 1997 (All day)
Election held 1st May 1997    

Conservative pressure reduces Council rents

In January, Greenwich’s Labour Council voted through a 6.2% increase in rents for Council tenants in the face of strong opposition from the Conservatives. Conservatives argued that 6% was too high and based on the wrong inflation figure, but Labour ignored the suffering this increase would cause.

Conservatives demand a new bus stop

Conservatives are supporting calls for a new bus stop for the 202 on Lee Road near the junction with Blackheath Park to serve those who, especially the many older residents, currently have to negotiate a long, steep climb from the Blackheath Village stop.


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