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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.

990 children in Wandsworth are Now Benefiting from 30 Hours of Free Childcare

Councillor Sarah McDermott has welcomed new figures showing that 990 children are benefiting from the Government’s 30 hours free childcare offer in Wandsworth. The offer saves working families around £5,000 per year per child and saw over 200,000 children benefit nationally in its first term.

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:

Council cash boost to improve local infrastructure

Wandsworth Council has announced further investment in improving the borough’s infrastructure over the next two years.

This brings the total capital spending on improving the borough’s infrastructure to over £185m over the current three year cycle.