Kingston Lib Dem’s abysmal housing record revealed

Kingston built just 184 affordable homes while Croydon built 1,205

In the three years preceding April 2013, Lib Dem controlled Kingston built just 184 affordable homes, the second fewest in London behind only ultra-expensive Kensington and Chelsea.

A report recently released as part of London’s Poverty Profile has revealed the appalling affordable housing legacy that the bequeathed by the Lib Dems when they left office in May.

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Lib Dems block Surbiton school safety zones

The introduction of 20 mph zones has been delayed by Lib Dem Cllr Malcolm Self.

Surbiton Lib Dems have decided to block Conservative efforts to install a 20mph speed limit outside Surbiton’s schools and nurseries on political grounds.

Reducing speed outside schools is a measure designed to protect children and is supported by the Department for Transport as well as numerous motoring organisations including the AA and RAC.

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Ed Davey ‘scaremongering’ over plans to improve the Fairfield site

Eden Quarter
The Eden Quarter is bounded by Clarence Street, Wheatfield Way and Union Street, between the ancient Market Place and surrounding neighbourhoods and encompasses some of the busiest roads in the area.

Kingston Council Leader Kevin Davis has set right misinformation about the impact of the draft Eden Quarter Development Plan, accusing  Lib Dem MP Ed Davey of scaremongering.

The Eden Quarter Development Brief, currently out for consultation until 15th December, provides a vision for making the Fairfield better for Kingston residents, whilst seeing it remain green and unpaved. Online petitions have sprung up as a result of misinformation, and Kingston Conservatives are working to set the record straight for concerned residents.

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A Better, Brighter Borough!

Your Conservative Administration is making rapid progress on its five point plan for a Better, Brighter Borough.

Building more schools to meet demand and ensure that our children receive the highest quality education. A new primary school, and a new primary-secondary through school have been approved. We are in discussion with other free school providers, and working with the Government to identify and deliver new sites.
Caring for those who need our help the most, the elderly and children, without delay or distraction. We are reviewing the way services for vulnerable adults are currently delivered through the new Care Act and Better Care Programme. The Enjoying Later Life festival is a brilliant example of the new engagement that we wish to see with residents.
Stamping out antisocial behaviour through a responsible attitude to issuing licences to clubs and bars and the introduction of more police to ensure the safety of residents. We are currently working with the Police to fund extra policing in the Town Centre, with a particular focus on the night-time economy. A new licensing policy is planned to be introduced in February.
Investing an extra £1m in our first year in our roads, pavements and high streets, we will employ community wardens, plant more trees and invest in our parks and green spaces to ensure our local area always looks its best. £1 million is being spent on additional maintenance following approval in September, alongside a further half a million from the Government.
Free 30 minute parking across the borough to support local businesses and independent shops whilst also investing in local high streets. Two trial schemes will ensure that we choose the most efficient method to support local businesses and assist residents.

In addition ...

We have found that the way the Council consults with those residents likely to be affected by big decisions is not fit for purpose, and we are reviewing the way these are carried out.

An All-in-One Survey is being sent to every Borough resident to help us to listen to the local community and we will use these responses and concerns to inform how the Royal Borough is run.

Thank you for voting for a Better, Brighter Borough.

Read more about our plans

A Better, Brighter Borough!

Your Conservative Administration is making rapid progress on its five point plan for a Better, Brighter Borough.

Building more schools to meet demand and ensure that our children receive the highest quality education. A new primary school, and a new primary-secondary through school have been approved. We are in discussion with other free school providers, and working with the Government to identify and deliver new sites.
Caring for those who need our help the most, the elderly and children, without delay or distraction. We are reviewing the way services for vulnerable adults are currently delivered through the new Care Act and Better Care Programme. The Enjoying Later Life festival is a brilliant example of the new engagement that we wish to see with residents.
Stamping out antisocial behaviour through a responsible attitude to issuing licences to clubs and bars and the introduction of more police to ensure the safety of residents. We are currently working with the Police to fund extra policing in the Town Centre, with a particular focus on the night-time economy. A new licensing policy is planned to be introduced in February.
Investing an extra £1m in our first year in our roads, pavements and high streets, we will employ community wardens, plant more trees and invest in our parks and green spaces to ensure our local area always looks its best. £1 million is being spent on additional maintenance following approval in September, alongside a further half a million from the Government.
Free 30 minute parking across the borough to support local businesses and independent shops whilst also investing in local high streets. Two trial schemes will ensure that we choose the most efficient method to support local businesses and assist residents.

In addition ...

We have found that the way the Council consults with those residents likely to be affected by big decisions is not fit for purpose, and we are reviewing the way these are carried out.

An All-in-One Survey is being sent to every Borough resident to help us to listen to the local community and we will use these responses and concerns to inform how the Royal Borough is run.

Thank you for voting for a Better, Brighter Borough.

Read more about our plans

Kingston Conservatives - for a better, brighter Borough

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