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Save Merton Hall - Update on Request to Suspend Works

Stephen Hammond MP and Cllr Oonagh Moulton call for all further building works at Merton Hall to be put on hold until after the Merton Council election on Thursday 3 May 2018.

22 March - Updated with response from Merton Council and our statement

Scandal of the missing millions

Merton Labour fail to spend Government money on Adult Social Care.

In the last financial year (2017/18), central government gave Merton Council £2.7m to spend on Adult Social Care. However, budget papers for consideration by the Council at its meeting on Wednesday 28 February show that, rather than spending the money on some of the most vulnerable people in our community, they have instead squirreled it away. At the same time Labour are putting your Council Tax up by 3% again this year and by up to 4.99% in 2019.

Conservative plan to save Wimbledon police station

Merton Conservatives have put forward proposals to save Wimbledon police station from the Mayor of London’s axe. Their plan is for the local council to seek to purchase the police station, following a similar move by the London Borough of Hillingdon.

Morden town centre needs investment now

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Whatever Cllr Alambritis might claim on the Wimbledon Guardian front page (18 January 2018), the reality is that under 8 years of Labour running Merton council, the regeneration of Morden town centre has stalled.

Wimbledon Park Station to become Step-free

Wimbledon Park Station to become Step-free

After years of campaigning by the local Member of Parliament and Conservative Councillors, Transport for London have agreed to make Wimbledon Park station step free by 2022.