Surbiton's MP, Edward Davey, has this week confirmed he will be opposing the proposed development of the filter beds site by the Portsmouth Road in Surbiton. He has urged local people to back the campaign being organised by the Friends of Seething Wells, a community group with alternative ideas of how this enviromentally and historically special site can be conserved.
The campaign to stop the threatened closure of Kingston Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Unit and Maternity was without doubt the biggest local campaign I have ever run.
The response from local people was fabulous, and after we stimulated visits to the Hospital during the 2010 General Election from both Nick Clegg and David Cameron, I felt the political pendulum swing to our cause.
For most of us, accessing our own cash is relatively simple. We simply insert our card into the machine, type in our PIN when prompted and select the required amount, all following the instructions on the screen. For those with visual impairments, the process is not so simple.
A key Lib Dem achievement in the Coalition has been securing the future of Britain’s post office network. Business Secretary, Vince Cable, working with Postal Affairs Minister, Edward Davey, and Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, secured funding of £1.34 billion for Britain’s post offices and a Government commitment that there will be no programme of post office closures under this Coalition.
London’s Conservative Mayor, Boris Johnson, is set to slash local police across the capital, according to new figures that I have obtained.
London’s Conservatives wants to cut the Metropolitan Police budget by a massive £48 million.
Despite City Hall claims this would not affect frontline officers, the minutes of official meetings show Police Safer Neighbourhood Teams could lose at least 100 officers. Deputy Met Commissioner, Tim Godwin, has refused to rule out more cuts.
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