TUNBRIDGE WELLS LABOUR _ FOR THE MANY NOT THE FEW

2019 Manifesto Launch

TUNBRIDGE WELLS LABOUR – PRESS RELEASE DATED – MONDAY 18 MARCH 2019 Today Tunbridge Wells Constituency Labour Party has published its manifesto for the local council elections in May 2019. Entitled ‘Tunbridge Wells For the Many Not the Few’. It offers a set of policies for the whole Borough which put residents first and call […]

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“Can you see me?” Presentation from Labour Womens Forum on disability and gender | 7th February, Crabbe Hall, Tunbridge Wells

Following the TWCLP GC Meeting in February (open to all members) will be a special presentation from the Womens Forum covering issues of equality and gender relating to disability and how it impacts and is impacted by the following topics: 2010 Equality Act Affordable Housing Public Transport Social Care PIP Assessments Venue is fully wheelchair […]

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An evening of ideas and discussion with Mark Perryman, Editor of ‘The Corbyn Effect’

In a special Tunbridge Wells event, Mark Perryman will explore the fundamental shift in our system of ideas that Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the Labour Party has made possible, and how this is likely to be affected by the Brexit fallout. ‘The Corbyn Effect’ is the first serious attempt to understand this exciting new phenomenon […]

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Your Candidates | 2019 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Elections

All of our candidates are opposed to the new civic complex and theatre and all are standing on the 2019 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 a wheelchair user since 2000 and thinks the tax […]

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What’s new? February 2019

It’s been a busy start to 2019 for Tunbridge Wells Labour as we gear up for the May 2019 Borough Council Elections. You can also read our latest articles printed in The Times of Tunbridge Wells on reducing poverty and dealing with traffic congestion in the borough. Finally, catch up on our response to the effects of austerity in Tunbridge Wells […]

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Closure of Rowan Tree Surgery | TW Labour responds

The Rowan Tree Surgery, which serves the community in Showfields has told patients the surgery will close in January 2020. This will leave more than 15,000 patients, including many elderly and young families without a community doctors’ surgery on their doorstep. Bjorn Simpole, chair of the Tunbridge Wells Branch of the Labour Party said: “We […]

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How will Conservative councillors in Tunbridge Wells stand up to police cuts?

Letter to the Editor, printed in The Times of Tunbridge Wells, February 2019. Written by Bjorn Simpole, Chair, Tunbridge Wells Branch Labour Party Dear Sir I write as the prospective Labour candidate for Rusthall in the May local elections regarding your article on former police Borough Commander Dave Pate. I endorse the comments of Cllr Mark Ellis quoted in the piece. […]

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Reducing the high cost of traffic congestion

Article written by Martin Betts, Vice Chair, Tunbridge Wells Constituency Labour Party Being stuck in traffic jams and slow-moving lines of traffic wastes time, is expensive and damages people’s health. Recent research has shown that the UK is one of the most congested countries in the world. Drivers in UK cities are spending more time […]

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Where’s the focus on reducing poverty?

Article written by Bjorn Simpole, Tunbridge Wells Constituency Policy Officer Tunbridge Wells is a really great place to live, but a profoundly unequal place. Streets away from handsome £1 million plus detached villas live children in families who struggle to afford the basic necessities of life. Those whose choice in the winter can be between […]

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