We will fight on a positive city-wide agenda: respecting and empowering the individual, strengthening all communities, investing evenly across the City.
The chance for new housing, of an improved standard, has been sabotaged. The dream of home ownership for thousands has been thwarted.
Business Rates and the planning system contribute to the problem of boarded-up shops in so many of our towns.
Council debt costs the city £11 million a year in interest payments. Our vision prioritises the creation of jobs, regeneration, and thousands of new homes.
Andrew Smith is a Conservative Councillor in Westminster and a consultant for Cicero Group. He writes in a personal capacity… Read more »
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