Tunbridge Wells Labour

Why we want a final say on Brexit deal

Despite being the only constituency in Kent that voted Remain in the EU referendum, Conservative councillors on Tunbridge Wells Borough Council threw out a motion asking for their support for a People’s Vote on the final deal negotiated by Theresa May. Written by Martin Betts Labour Party local campaign co-ordinator In an acrimonious debate they said Brexit […]

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What A Carve Up!

The Boundary Commission proposals will see Tunbridge Wells constituency carved into three, which means Tunbridge Wells will not have an MP that can properly represent its interests. TWBC is firmly opposed to the plans, and the Commission has ignored the 108 representations by Tunbridge Wells constituency residents, the vast majority of which are opposed to […]

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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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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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