Yesterday, Esher and Walton CLP members joined Unison Surrey, Save Our Services in Surrey and Labour Councillor, Robert Evans in Kingston. We were there celebrating 69 years of our National Health Service, and campaigning to end cuts to vital health services in Surrey, and nationally.
Lana Hylands, our Parliamentary Candidate for Esher and Walton, plus her dedicated agent Irene Threlkeld, led the way as we knocked on doors to introduce ourselves to supporters (some), non-supporters (one or two), and floating voters (a few).
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A Conservative Government cutting the budget of a solidly Conservative Council suggests to me that Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer and a Surrey MP, either has no faith in his own council, or they are playing games of some sort – at residents’ expense.
by Jackie Andrews
Are we ready for this? Because we have no choice but to stand and actively oppose those on low incomes being hit hard by a possible 15% increase in Council Tax in Walton and Esher and beyond. The fight that Surrey County Council have just initiated by announcing a referendum in May on whether we pay it or not is one that reportedly could be duplicated right across the country if local authorities copy Surrey in a rush to make up shortfalls in their vastly reduced grants from central government. Any proposed council tax increase over 3.9% has to be put to a referendum. If we vote no to paying the increase SCC will make even more cutbacks in order to pay social care for children, adults and those with learning disabilities.
Tory SCC leader David Hodge said on Channel 4 news last week that he won’t…
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On behalf of all the officers of the EWCLP, thank you to everyone who took part in today's National NHS Campaign Day.
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The Liberal Democrats rule out working with Labour because of our Brexit stance, but would back Tories using Brexit to create a bargain basement Britain.
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