Category: Conservatives

  • Conservatives Urge Residents to Sign On-Line Petition to Save Libraries

    Residents are being urged to sign the online Petition to save seven Ealing Libraries under threat of closure and not to be fooled by the Council’s consultation on the issue. Cllr Seema Kumar, Opposition Member for Council Services said:     I urge residents to sign the on-line petition.  Labour’s plan to consult means closure…

  • Conservatives Launch Petition to Save “Stop and Shop” Bays

      Ealing Conservative Councillors have launched an online petition to save Stop and Shop Bays, which the Labour Council now intends to abolish to make way for more paid parking. The Council’s own report notes that the free bays were implemented to encourage motorists to use local businesses.  However, without any consultation, with local businesses…

  • Labour Reject Proposal to Save Ealing Libraries

    Ealing Labour voted to increase the number of Special Responsibility Allowances paid to themselves, whilst rejecting a Conservative amendment which would have saved the libraries by scrapping all Special Responsibility Allowances. The 26th February budget which increases Council Tax for a second year in a row, is predicated on the closure of 7 libraries and…

  • Save Our Borough Libraries

    Ealing Council’s administration has started a consultation proposing to convert seven of its 13 libraries into community-managed libraries where the Council hopes it will be run by volunteers. You have until 17th May to respond to the consultation. Additionally, fellow Conservative councillor, Cllr Seema Kumar, shadow cabinet member for Council Services and Safer Communities, has…

  • Ealing Conservatives Leader’s Gazette Column – February 2019

    Ealing Conservative Group Leader, Cllr Gregory Stafford, regularly contributes to a column in Ealing Gazette. We are all familiar with the phrase ‘paying lip service.’  But for the Council this takes on a new slant altogether. Every year the Council must publish a Local Implementation Plan, which we call LIP for short. This year’s LIP…

  • Government announces plans to tackle illegal traveller sites

    Sajid Javid set out draft measures aimed at making it easier for officers to intervene and remove travellers from land they should not be on. The Home Secretary will also consider making it a criminal offence to set up such camps. It is currently defined in law as trespassing, a civil matter. In addition, the…

  • PRESS RELEASE: Ealing Labour puts own political agenda above residents

    Ealing Labour puts political agenda above community needs for a borough-wide injunction to deal with unauthorised encampments Following a borough-wide campaign in September, the petition for an injunction against unauthorised encampments was debated at last month’s Full Council.   Cllr Joanna Dabrowska, Ealing Common ward councillor, initiated the petition last autumn with over 1,500 residents signing it,…

  • Happy Christmas

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska and Ealing Common Conservatives wish all residents a happy and peaceful Christmas.

  • Ealing Common Conservatives website is 3 today!

    Since September 2015, Ealing Common Conservatives have been bringing local news to Ealing Common ward residents. For the past three years, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has been publishing what’s been happening in the local area. Hopefully, (nearly 300!) articles have been, so far, of interest to the community, from CPZs and road closures, to illegal encampments…

  • PETITION: Borough-wide injunction against unauthorised encampments

    Cllr Joanna Dabrowska would appreciate if residents could sign her petition which went live today on ealing.cmis.uk.com/ealing/ePetitions.aspx The petition is to get Ealing Council to finally listen to residents and implement a borough-wide injunction against illegal encampments. Many other London councils as well as authorities outside the capital have successfully applied for injunctions with Bromley and…