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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.
#Kensington needs its local shops, cafes and markets to thrive, and I will always fight their corner. Bringing businesses together to help promote our high streets and linking vacant units with community groups are just two practical ways in which we can help.
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. Read More Here…
“I am writing to thank you with the utmost sincerity for your assistance when I was researching for my dissertation project. Thank you for your time; your knowledge and first-hand experience of the campaigns was absolutely instrumental in completing my research and helped me to create a piece of work that I am incredibly proud of.
I wanted to get in touch to let you know that, with your help, my dissertation received a 1st class grade. I was also awarded 1st Class Honours for my degree in Politics and Parliamentary Studies. Since then, I was granted a place on the Civil Service Fast Stream.
I would not have been able to achieve what I did without your kindness and generosity.”
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!
A way to kick-start London’s housing market
My letter published today in The Telegraph
13th March 2019 Read Here…
Local decisions affect you…
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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Local Resident’s Survey Results – So Far
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.
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.
Chancellor’s Budget 2018 – Local Impact
What the Conservatives are doing
Death toll on your conscience Mr Mayor?
As I write this, sixty young people have lost their lives this year. Sixty families grieving. This cannot go on.
First year anniversary of Grenfell Tower
This article from the Prime Minister appeared in the Evening Standard:
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.
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.
Notting Hill Carnival
Significant changes must be made, to improve this event, which drew in a million people this year.
London turns Red