Fairer Finances

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We will invest council tax in good local services while protecting the most vulnerable in our community.

We will remove the punishing 15% Council tax charge for the most vulnerable

We will reduce the ‘homeless tax’ charge

We will restore the grant for low income families to help buy school uniforms

We will help to reduce ‘period poverty’ in our schools by providing sanitary products free of charge in our secondary and secondary schools.

We will ensure money from development schemes is spent on the communities that are impacted by those schemes.

We will maintain the existing libraries in the borough and look to rectify the service issues in Hampton Wick and Heathfield

We support the Children’s Society campaign to introduce tax exemptions for care leavers until the age of 25.

We will introduce a town budget funded by CIL money to be spent in your local area on your priorities.

We will increase provision of more shared office space

We will protect and improve our main town centre and secondary shopping centres by working with the BIDs, landlords and businesses

We will support the Mayor of London's emphasis on car free developments

We will work with businesses, community organisations and the chamber of commerce to make sure our residents and businesses have a healthy commercial and retail environment

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