Conservative-run Kingston is transforming all of its libraries by installing new technology and creating flexible community spaces.
But, as reported in the Surrey Comet, Lib Dem leader Liz Green criticised the move as “an awful amount of money when we don’t have it” and suggested that the Lib Dems wouldn't have made the investment.
The Mayor of London is hiding the real increase in his Council Tax precept - costing Richmond residents around £700k.
In 2006 the Mayor of London added an Olympic Precept to his element of the Council Tax to cover the cost of delivering the Games. It was scheduled to end in March 2017.
In documents released by the GLA, the Olympic Precept has not been removed. Instead, it has now been absorbed into the overall GLA monthly contribution.
Against all evidence the Mayor is reversing decisions to reduce hundreds of unnecessary staff
The Mayor has given in to union’s demands and massively scaled back plans to reduce unnecessary station staff at a cost of £68million.