Hot air and tempers at last council meeting for a while

Woolwich Town HallPlease note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

Last night’s meeting of the full council was the last such meeting until September or more likely October, and just to make up for it went on well into the evening with hot-tempered councillors barracking each other until 10pm.

During members questions’ I raised two issues that have been raised with me in recent weeks.  One was on the issue of the re-zoning of Woolwich Arsenal station.  I am supporting this petition being organised by residents and calling for Transport for London to be re-zoned into Zone 3, in the wake of Stratford’s re-zoning announced last week.  Darryl at 853 has a good piece on the arguments here.  For me this is a simple issue of fairness and parity – a re-zoning is long overdue. Continue reading Hot air and tempers at last council meeting for a while

My campaign for Greenwich & Woolwich

Please note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

I am thrilled to report that last night I was selected as the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich for the coming General Election.

It is a huge honour to be given the opportunity to stand in this wonderful constituency and in the place I am proud to call home.  In a borough that has been dominated by Labour for too long, residents in Greenwich and Woolwich need a strong voice – and I am determined to provide the representation they need. Continue reading My campaign for Greenwich & Woolwich