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Andy Hughes and James Clark selected for Council By-elections

Lewisham Deptford Conservatives have named Andy Hughes and James Clark as their candidates in the forthcoming Brockley and Evelyn ward by-elections. These by-elections are a chance to elect a strong opposition to the dominate Labour group on the council. Both by-elections take place on the 13th October 2016. Polls will be open between 7am and 10pm.

Lewisham Mayor failed to meet Boris once to discuss “vital” Bakerloo line extension

Local Conservatives have hit out at the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock, after figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request revealed he failed to meet the former Mayor of London Boris Johnson to discussthe proposed extension of the Bakerloo line between its announcement in September 2014 and Boris Johnson’s end of term in April 2016.

Claimant Count Down Again in Lewisham Deptford

The number of people claiming job seekers allowance has again fallen in the Lewisham Deptford Constituency as more people in the area benefit from the Conservatives Long-Term Economic Plan which has helped to create over 2 million new private sector jobs.

Unemployment Benefit Count Down by 24.5% in Deptford

More evidence emerges that the Conservatives long term economic plan is working locally as once again the unemployment claimant count in Deptford has continued to fall with more people finding work. In Deptford the number of people claiming job seekers allowance has fallen by 24.5%.