• Canvassing
  • Dining
  • Boris
  • Conference
  • Reception
  • Delivering
  • Education
  • Policy development
  • Richmond park has a keen team of door-to-door canvassers who support local representatives. Here they are supporting Tony Arbour, GLA Chairman.
  • We are fortunate to have excellent speakers at our occasional Supper Club sessions.
  • We have close links with Cabinet members who join us in our campaigns.
  • Membership of the Party gives the right to attend the National Conference.
  • Over fifty local members attended the Party Conference in Birmingham and socialised with MPs and Councillors.
  • Our Conservative local councils in Kingston-upon-Thames and Richmond-upon-Thames deliver on their pledges.
  • Every year we run summer school programmes to introduce young people to local and national politics, including visits to local Councils, Parliament and City Hall.
  • We run a range of policy activities from prestige lectures to informal discussions in our East Sheen office.

Lib Dems would not upgrade libraries

New Malden Library

Conservative-run Kingston is transforming all of its libraries by installing new technology and creating flexible community spaces.

But, as reported in the Surrey Comet, Lib Dem leader Liz Green criticised the move as “an awful amount of money when we don’t have it” and suggested that the Lib Dems wouldn't have made the investment.

Continue Reading


Mayor hides increase in Council Tax precept

Council Tax 2

The Mayor of London is hiding the real increase in his Council Tax precept - costing Richmond residents around £700k.

In 2006 the Mayor of London added an Olympic Precept to his element of the Council Tax to cover the cost of delivering the Games. It was scheduled to end in March 2017.

In documents released by the GLA, the Olympic Precept has not been removed. Instead, it has now been absorbed into the overall GLA monthly contribution.

Continue Reading


Mayor gives in to unions at cost of £68M


Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff

The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.

Continue Reading