My plan for Putney

Labour's man Stuart King writes to Putney

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Since December the Conservative-run council has been consulting on what is, effectively, a planning brief for key sites across the borough.

Sites include those we've spent a lot of time on these past few years: Tileman House, Putney Place, the Riverside Quarter and Danebury Avenue, for example.

This is the closest thing the Conservatives get to putting together a comprehensive plan for Putney - something I've been arguing for since 2003.

But it is not a plan in itself. I've set out in my formal submission the steps I think are needed to give Putney residents the reassurance and leadership needed about the future of our area, and you can read that submission here. In summary:


...And my policing priorities for Putney

Earlier this year I signed the Real Policing Pledge, a manifesto from the Police Federation of England & Wales (the grassroots police officers' representative body) to ensure that our MPs after the next election are committed to supporting frontline community policing.

Putney's Conservative MP hasn't signed the pledge - odd given she talks up her concern about this critical local issue. I've been deeply critical of Conservative lies and scaremongering on crime in Putney. It isn't the sort of leadership I'll provide for Putney as your MP.

So, as well as signing the Real Policing Pledge, I have five key priorities that I'll make my priority as your MP. More detail here


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Contact Stuart:
Write to him at 35 Felsham Road, London SW15 1AY
Phone 020 8788 8961
Via his website:


February 25, 2010