News https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/feed en Conservatives call on council to scrap Newcastle congestion charge plans https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/conservatives-call-council-scrap-newcastle-congestion-charge-plans <h2><strong>Conservatives call on council to scrap plans for congestion charge in Newcastle</strong></h2>&#13; &#13; <p>Local Conservatives have called on Newcastle City Council to scrap plans for a congestion charge in Newcastle.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:40:43 +0000 5339 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Conservatives slam council revenue from parking charges. https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/conservatives-slam-council-revenue-parking-charges <p> </p>&#13; &#13; <p><img alt="Graphic" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="3b0cc171-42fd-4c96-a0ab-cc299c5517e9" src="/sites/www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/files/inline-images/PARKINGCHARGES.jpg" /></p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:28:11 +0000 5189 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Conservatives mark end of crossing patrols https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/conservatives-mark-end-crossing-patrols <h3><strong>Local Conservatives have marked the final day of Newcastle’s school crossing patrol service by calling on Council chiefs to reverse the cut of this vital local service. Newcastle’s lollipop men and women will leave their posts for the last time today as over fifty staff are made redundant by the council.</strong></h3>&#13; &#13; Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:03:40 +0000 5182 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Newcastle North Labour MP Catherine McKinnell appears to be determined to go against the predominantly Brexit views of her constituents.   https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/newcastle-north-labour-mp-catherine-mckinnell-appears-be-determined-go-against-predominantly <p>Along with another 48 Labour MPs she has voted against the Labour Party whip.  She voted to block a real Brexit by supporting Chuka Umunna’s amendment to the Queen’s Speech to stay in the single market and customs union.  This would fly in the face of the referendum result and would mean continued free movement of people, in short uncontrolled immigration from other EU countries.</p> Sat, 01 Jul 2017 15:51:57 +0000 5177 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Don't risk a coalition of chaos! https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/dont-risk-coalition-chaos <p><img alt="chaos" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="5318ef52-55ef-490f-9de3-82106d3549f3" src="/sites/www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/files/inline-images/17917266_10154906989014279_7543811336698290021_o.png" /></p>&#13; &#13; <p>Today, Nicola Sturgeon admitted she's planning a ‘progressive’ coalition of chaos – that would disrupt our Brexit negotiations, and create more uncertainty and risk. Only a vote for the Conservatives can stop it.</p> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:08:51 +0000 5139 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk General Election on June 8th https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/general-election-june-8th <p>The Prime Minister has just announced that a General Election will be held on 8 June - and that we will shortly take the necessary steps in Parliament to ensure that this can happen.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Below are reasons why we need an election: I will be in touch again shortly regarding logistical arrangements for the campaign.</p> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:24:56 +0000 5135 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Newcastle Conservative activists hard at work in Northumberland https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/newcastle-conservative-activists-hard-work-northumberland <p>Newcastle activists have been out today&nbsp;helping Conservative candidate Adam Shanley in this campaign to represent residents of Holywell district on Northumberland County Council. Adam has been knocking on doors and talking to voters in the run up to May's local elections to discuss the issues that matter to them.</p> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 14:21:26 +0000 5132 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Shock and dismay at 'Town Hall Rich List'. https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/shock-and-dismay-town-hall-rich-list <p>Today's Town Hall Rich List published by the TaxPayers alliance will be met with shock and disbelief by residents of Newcastle. Despite making draconian cutbacks to local services, including scrapping School Crossing Patrols, Council Executives are still taking home enormous pay packets.</p> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:08:57 +0000 5131 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk A Tribute to Our Dear Friend Marian McWilliams MBE https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/tribute-our-dear-friend-marian-mcwilliams-mbe <p><em>Everyone associated with Newcastle Conservatives is saddened by the death of Marian last Friday. Recently re-elected Vice President of Newcastle Conservatives, Marian was active in supporting and advising Conservative activists locally right up to last year’s elections.</em></p> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:10:29 +0000 5124 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk Newcastle Conservatives back the government's plan for Brexit. https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk/news/newcastle-conservatives-back-governments-plan-brexit <blockquote>&#13; <blockquote>&#13;</blockquote></blockquote> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:26:39 +0000 5123 at https://www.newcastle-conservatives.co.uk