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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.

Mucky Merton: Our campaign to clean up Merton

Merton Conservatives believe you deserve better. Street cleaning and emptying your bins is a basic service and one the Council must get right.

If you support our campaign to clean up Merton, then please sign up at www.muckymerton.com, encourage your friends and family to do so too and share our video online.

Councillors and MP help launch Merton’s Poppy Appeal

Merton Conservatives were busy selling poppies outside both Wimbledon station and Morden tube station during the morning rush today as part of London Poppy Day (Thursday 2 November). London Poppy Day marks the start of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal across the capital.

Talking Democracy with Merton’s Young People

As part of the national Local Democracy Week initiative to bring together elected politicians with younger generations, Conservative councillors are visiting various schools in the borough over the next few days.