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Wandsworth Local Elections

On the 3rd May, you get your chance to vote on who you want running your local council and local services.

Wandsworth Conservatives pledge to tax empty homes

Wandsworth Conservatives have pledged that if re-elected next week they will charge double Council Tax on homes left empty for months.

“We’ve only just been given this power, thanks to a new law passed by the Conservative Government nationally.”

Wandsworth is a model of excellence in education

Cllr Sarah McDermott is the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Services on Wandsworth Council.

Wandsworth is probably the best place in the UK to bring up children – not a hollow advertising slogan but backed up by incontrovertible evidence.

Avoidable travel chaos over Easter weekend  

As a result of the ongoing industrial dispute between the RMT and South Western Railway, the trade union has voted to strike over the busy Easter weekend. 

Councillor Ravi Govindia, Leader of Wandsworth Council, commented: