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Cabinet members kicked off Greenwich Council planning board – but chief whip joins it

Five new councillors have been given seats on Greenwich Council’s main planning committee after new leader Danny Thorpe carried out his pledge to remove cabinet members from the Planning Board – but chief whip Angela Cornforth has joined it. Thorpe had pledged to take cabinet members out of planning after complaints that his predecessor, Denise […]

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Hustings highlights: Plumstead councillor joins ‘toxic’ Greenwich cruise port rebellion

Plumstead councillor Matt Morrow added his voice to the growing rebellion against his own council’s endorsement of the planned London City Cruise Port in east Greenwich – backing calls for the terminal to force ships berthed at the terminal to use power from the National Grid instead of highly polluting marine fuel. The cruise port […]

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Matt’s the man: Pennycook picked by Greenwich Labour

[youtube Breaking news: Greenwich West councillor Matt Pennycook has been selected as Labour’s candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich at the next general election, after a meeting of local members at the Woolwich Grand Theatre. The vote followed a hustings featuring Pennycook and his five rivals for the position – Len Duvall, Annie Keys, Kathy […]