Children’s cancer care: Seven councils representing 2.7m people take unprecedented joint action

Councils representing 2.7 million people across London and Southern England campaigning on changes to specialist children’s cancer care. Cross-party unity between Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative councils with all seven local authorities united against decision to move care away from St George’s Hospital. Parents will be “completely devastated” if move goes ahead.

Council issues half a million pounds worth of fines to Thames Water for overrunning works

Council is calling for far better punctuality from Thames Water – in the past two and a quarter years, there have been more than 320 separate instances of overrunning works. In that time, Wandsworth Council has issued half a million pounds worth of fines to Thames Water. Council Leader says money collected from Thames Water goes straight back into frontline services, helping to deliver for residents across the borough