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Tunbridge Wells Labour

Happy Birthday to the NHS

Last week the country celebrated the 70th anniversary of the birth of the National Health Service. The mood was jolly at our ‘happy birthday’ street stall in the Calverley Road precinct, where people came and shared birthday cake and their stories about the NHS. Article by Martin Betts, Labour Campaign Coordinator. Most of us have […]

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Local election results 2018

We had a stunning success in Southborough and High Brooms where Alain Lewis won with 62% of the vote. We managed to double our vote in Sherwood and St John’s. Not quite enough to win but enough to build on next year. Labour voters had the opportunity to vote for their candidates across the borough […]

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Tunbridge Wells Labour

We need a council that listens

The borough council elections have proven to be the referendum the Conservatives never wanted. The results are conclusive, more conclusive than the EU referendum. 57% of voters backed parties that were opposed to the new civic complex and theatre. 43% of voters backed the Conservatives who put forward the plan. The silent majority has spoken. […]

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Borough Council Candidates 2018

Labour stood candidates in all 16 wards. Eight of our candidates were women. All candidates are opposed to the new civic complex and theatre. All stood on the 2018 Local Manifesto. Benenden and Cranbrook ANNE MUSKER is a solicitor specialising in helping families with Special Educational Needs Tribunals especially for children with autistic spectrum conditions. She has been […]

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Cuts in services are harming our communities

By Bjorn Simpole, Vice Chair of Tunbridge Wells Constituency Labour Party . The 2010 coalition government promised to get rid of the budget deficit and reduce the country’s debt. What followed were some of the toughest austerity measures since the war aimed at cutting funding to most of our public services, many of these at […]

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