Saturday, October 31, 2020

Conservatives Demand Assurances on the Future of Blackfriars Service

Conservative campaigners in Beckenham and Penge have written to the Managing Director of Southeastern to express concern about the future of the rush hour Beckenham Junction service to Blackfriars, which was suspended by the rail operator at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Conservatives Urge New Croydon Council Leader to Axe Controversial Crystal Palace Road Barriers

Local campaigner and Vice-Chairman of Lewisham West & Penge Conservatives, Tom Capon, has written to the incoming Leader of Croydon Council appealing to her to scrap the controversial road closures along the boundary in Crystal Palace and South Norwood.

Friday, September 11, 2020

“Shameful Scaremongering” over Beckenham Library

A senior Beckenham Councillor has accused the Labour Party of shameful scaremongering over the future of Beckenham Library.

Monday, September 7, 2020

Conservatives celebrates success of Eat Out to Help Out scheme in Lewisham West & Penge

  • Over 100 million meals have been claimed under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. 
  • 20,000 meals claimed under the scheme across the Lewisham West and Penge constituency. 
  • Conservatives urges local people to continue supporting local businesses as the UK bounces back from coronavirus


More than 20,000 meals were claimed across Lewisham West & Penge under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Peter Fortune calls on business across Bexley & Bromley to sign up to landmark Kickstart employment scheme


·       New £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of new jobs for young people across UK, as part of coronavirus recovery


·       Those on Universal Credit aged between 16-24 will be offered six-month work placements – with wages and training costs paid by the Government


·       Local London Assembly candidate urges businesses across Bexley and Bromley to sign up


Councillor Peter Fortune has welcomed the Government’s landmark new Kickstart scheme and called on local employers to sign up and help young people into work to mark the opening of the initiative.