Support your local high street

Conservatives are taking action to support our high streets.

 

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March 29th, 2019

Protecting our environment for future generations

The Conservatives in Government have:

Banned plastic microbeads in personal care and cosmetic products – helping protect sea life.

Begun planting 11 million trees – helping clean up our air.

Provided £3.5 billion for cleaner road transport and produced new standards for tyres and brakes – reducing harmful emissions.

Cut plastic supermarkets bu 86% – reducing single-use plastic waste.

Doubled maximum litter fines to £150 – helping clean up our streets.

March 29th, 2019

Helping with your energy bills

Taking action to help with the cost of energy

Capping energy tariffs – so that people on standard and default tariffs are protected from unfair price rises.

Increasing choice with more energy suppliers – so that more people can find the right deal to meet their needs.

Making it easier to switch suppliers – saving people an average of £275 when they switch to the cheapest tariffs.

Offering smart meters to every home – helping people cut their energy usage and save money on bills.

March 29th, 2019

Delivering the homes our country needs

Building more council homes by providing an extra £2bn for councils and housing associations and letting councils borrow more to invest in new social housing.

Helping first time buyers with their deposits – by providing support through schemes such as Help to Buy – with 500,000 people helped into holme ownership since 2010.

Cutting stamp duty for 95% of first-time buyers – helping to make your first home more affordable.

Helping you to buy your council home – by increasing the maximum discount under Right to Buy.

March 29th, 2019

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Testimonials

Congratulations to you and to all students who are completing their studies and graduating – congratulations for all the work and efforts that you have put in. Delighted to have helped Kensington students
 

Thanks to Sue Redmond for your generous words! We need to do everything we can to tackle disability hate crime and your work is very important!
 

Thank you Zara Ghods for your kind words. It was a pleasure working together for our older Kensington residents!
 

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Protecting our High Streets


We need to protect our high streets if #Kensington is to truly thrive. I’ve received hundreds of responses on my recent ‘Campaigns for Kensington’ survey and this is a big issue for local people. Fighting the corner of local shops, cafes and traders will always be my priority.

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New Podcast Alert

Did you know you can now listen to my brand new podcast ‘In Conversation with Victoria Borwick’ on #Spotify and on Google Podcasts? In it, I discuss the important issues facing #Kensington and #London. Episode 1 is on knife crime, let me know what you think!

Listen to it here.

Now also available on PodBean and Apple Podcasts

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Victoria Borwick and Cllr. Malcolm Spalding discuss BID in Earls Court

Really pleased to have Cllr. Malcom Spalding join me and talk about how a Business Improvement District in Earls Court will increase shopping and tourism and improve the area.

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Spring 2019 Newsletter

National politics is fixated on Brexit, but I am very conscious from my postbag, that there are so many vital and important issues in our day-to-day lives. At this time of year of renewal, of putting winter behind us, I have concentrated on community events – as that to me is the spirit of our community here in Kensington.

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A way to kick-start London’s housing market

My letter published today in The Telegraph
13th March 2019.

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Local decisions affect you…

Local Resident’s Survey Results – So Far

Thank you to those who completed my local resident’s survey in Kensington.

To summarise the results, I have put them in chart form here, but I shall be taking up these topics with our local councillors, where relevant, and if you re-select me as your candidate I will ensure that these form the basis of my “Campaigns for Kensington”.

If you haven’t completed my survey yet, there’s still time to do so by clicking here.

Why I can win back Kensington


Victoria Borwick sets out why she’s the right choice to be the Tory’s Kensington candidate at the next general election.

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A decisive step forward towards Brexit


A draft deal that delivers on the referendum and will see us take back control of our money, laws and borders.

It will end freedom of movement while protecting jobs, security and our precious Union.

Find out Here.

Chancellor’s Budget 2018 – Local Impact

Read the local impact of the Chancellor’s Budget 2018 here…

What the Conservatives are doing

Get involved in our campaign by Sharing the Facts about what we’re doing to help secure a better future – and how Labour would put it all at risk.

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Death toll on your conscience Mr Mayor?

On knife crime, you must and you CAN do more Mr Mayor.
As I write this, sixty young people have lost their lives this year. Sixty families grieving. This cannot go on.

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First year anniversary of Grenfell Tower

As we commemorate the first anniversary of the tragedy of Grenfell I am pleased that the Prime Minister has publicly confirmed the Government’s ongoing support for all those affected by this tragedy.

This article from the Prime Minister appeared in the Evening Standard:

www.standard.co.uk

The Prime Minister outlines her Brexit approach

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Prime Minister
The Sunday Times
Sunday 13th May 2018

Trust me, I’ll take back control — but I’ll need your help

Amid all the noisy debate and technical discussions about our departure from the European Union, I want to take this opportunity to remind the British public of my mission in the negotiations.

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Windrush settlers

As an MP much of my time was spent in debates in Parliament or immersed in casework, but there was also the opportunity of dipping into the fantastic library in the House of Commons, I therefore had time to read several accounts of our Windrush arrivals, and those that preceded them – I particularly enjoyed the Trevor Phillips book where he interviewed and followed the lives of many individuals and their experiences.

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Broadband in Kensington

Meeting with the Minister to discuss the urgent need to improve Broadband access in Kensington.

Local meeting was held at the Town Hall with Councillors, Openreach team from BT and Tony Devenish from the GLA. All residents urgently need good broadband. Cllr Matthew Palmer also led a resident meeting to improve these services with representatives from BT.

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Notting Hill Carnival

Significant changes must be made, to improve this event, which drew in a million people this year.

Click here to see more about the Notting Hill Carnival.

Click here to read about the Grant Funding Advisory Panel

Grenfell Tower

I am absolutely devastated by this dreadful fire, as we all are. I have visited the local voluntary centres on a number of occasions in order to help as I know have many of you. The community’s response has been amazing.

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Air Quality

London turns Red

When Theresa May stood on the steps of Downing Street and spoke directly to the people of Britain she showed that she understood the complexity of people’s lives, and we all gave a collective sigh of relief across the Country that the Head Girl was in charge and we were in capable hands.

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