We've closed the Square to through traffic 🙂 pic.twitter.com/U7npirw4Kg
Not good. Local media is essential for responsive, accountable government - and local BBC coverage is an essential part of that. twitter.com/Peter_Henley/s…
King Canute (aka Cnut the Great) conquered part of Sweden while King of England, Denmark & Norway, but she seems to have given us a pass on that one. twitter.com/rosielanners/s…
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Category Archives: Housing
Conservative plans for ‘right to buy’ are bonkers and will mean we lose a large proportion of council housing in Winchester.
The Conservatives have announced plans to force councils to sell off the most expensive 210,000 council houses and use the money to pay for a national programme of ‘right to buy’ for housing associations right across the country. For Winchester this …
Several people have emailed me asking questions about Winchester’s support for homeless people during the recent cold weather. I’ve checked with the council’s Housing Options and Support Manager, Steve Tong, and he’s confirmed that the council is currently taking the following actions:
Last week, I proposed a motion putting forward a new housing policy for the Liberal Democrats. Reassuringly, the motion was carried overwhelmingly! This is what I said:
In 2009/10, we were lucky that, here in Winchester, we had a Mayor who cared passionately about homelessness and raised a large amount to support local homelessness charities.
Liberal Democrat Prospective MP, Martin Tod, has backed residents of Danemark Court wanting action on heating.