Welcome to Wandsworth
Wednesday, 11 March 2009 15:59
Conservative Shadow Spokesman for Animal Welfare, Andrew Rosindell MP, made a fact-finding visit to Wandsworth recently to find out more about the Council’s innovative dog-chipping scheme.
Thursday, 12 February 2009 16:04
Conservative London Assembly transport spokesman, Richard Tracey, has congratulated the Mayor of London on the East London line phase 2 to Clapham Junction getting the green light.
Thursday, 25 September 2008 16:16
Chris Grayling has slammed Brown after new statistics revealed that some families in the UK are better off on benefits than in work.
Chris Grayling has accused Gordon Brown of being "out of touch" after new statistics revealed that some families in the UK are better off on benefits than in work.
Wednesday, 24 September 2008 16:19
Alan Duncan has called on the Government to say what it got for its stake in British Energy.
The Shadow Secretary for Business said he welcomed the "sensible deal" to sell British Energy to the French utility company, EDF, as it will provide the skills and technology that mean nuclear power remains an option.
Tuesday, 23 September 2008 16:48
Peter Ainsworth has described a report on levels of litter in England as "depressing."
The survey found that over half of England is blighted by unsatisfactory levels of litter - and the Shadow Environment Secretary stressed that this raised "fresh questions" over DEFRA's attempts to address the problem:
"The appalling fact that more than half of England is blighted by unsatisfactory levels of litter demands a renewed effort from the Government and local authorities."
Tuesday, 23 September 2008 16:23
George Osborne has dismissed Mr. Brown's Labour Conference speech for containing no apology and no new ideas.
"This was the same old Brown. No apology for the mess he's got the country into, no new ideas that show us how he's going to get out of it, no idea how anything will be paid for."
Thursday, 18 September 2008 17:24
Chris Grayling has launched a dossier that outlines Labour's failure to tackle unemployment.
The dossier, entitled 'Labour isn't working... ..again', demolishes Labour's claim to have eradicated long-term unemployment, and points out that their boast of creating 'record employment' is based on migrant workers and a clever use of statistics.
Thursday, 18 September 2008 17:17
Theresa May will today join with TV presenter June Sarpong to launch a campaign for equal pay for women.
Despite Labour passing many pieces of legislation to try to stamp out the gender pay gap, men still get paid 17.2 per cent more than women - and the aim of this campaign is to raise awareness of the issue, especially among younger people.
Wednesday, 17 September 2008 17:34
The Shadow Transport Secretary, Theresa Villiers, has welcomed the news that BAA intends to sell Gatwick Airport.
She explained, "For over a year, we've been calling for BAA's monopolistic grip on airports around London to be broken up so we welcome steps to sell Gatwick."
And she promised that a Conservative Government would make sure BAA improves life for its customers:
"We will continue to keep the pressure on BAA to ensure it dramatically improves the quality of service it gives customers - which may mean Stansted should be sold as well."
Tuesday, 16 September 2008 17:41
Jim Paice, the Shadow Minister for Agriculture, has warned that our food security is being undermined by a huge decrease in the number of dairy farms.
Official statistics show that there are nearly 50% fewer dairy farms in England today than in 2000 - and some areas, including the East and the North East, have suffered a 60% decline.