Greenwich Conservatives hold Annual General Meeting

Greenwich Conservatives held their Annual General Meeting yesterday,  where a packed Eltham Conservative Club heard from Alistair Craig, (Parliamentary Spokesman, Greenwich & Woolwich), Cllr Gareth Bacon (GLA Candidate, Greenwich & Lewisham) and Cllr Spencer Drury (Parliamentary Spokesman, Eltham)

pictured L-R: Alistair Craig, Cllr Gareth Bacon, Cllr Spencer Drury

At the meeting the annual report and accounts were adopted, and officers elected for the forthcoming year.  Caroline Spelman MP was appointed as Hon President, and Frank Hodgson as Vice President.  Graham Attwood was elected as chairman, with John Letizia and Amanda Brinkhurst as deputies.  Paul Clark, Andy Jennings and Laura Murphy were elected as the constituency officers for Eltham, Greenwich & Woolwich and Erith & Thamesmead respectively.

A Greenwich branch of Conservative Future is being launched this year.  Membership is open to anyone under 30. For details contact

After the formal business of the meeting, Alistair Craig spoke about the realisation that the Government is not delivering on any of its promises, despite taxing us all more and more every year.  Gareth Bacon spoke about this years London elections, and the importance of electing a mayor who will work for the whole of London and not just those who live in Zone 1, as Ken Livingstone has done.  And Spencer Drury talked about the proposed campaign in Eltham, where we expect to regain the seat at the General Election, whenever it is called.