Low Council Tax - Better Services - Value for Money
There are 35 Conservative Councillors on Medway Council, elected to represent the people of Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Rochester and Strood.
We are committed to providing our residents with the best services we can provide whilst offering excellent value for money and maintaining a Council Tax which is lower than the average in Kent.
Here you can find information on our vision for Medway and how we are working to create a safer, cleaner and greener community with better opportunities for all people in Medway.
Find out how we stand on the issues that matter to you on our policy page or discover what we've been doing for you recently in our news section. If you need help or advice you can find out how to contact your local Conservative Councillor here.
We are the group which is committed to low council tax, better services and value for money.
Article posted on Friday, 22 November 2013
One of the recent features of Medway Council is the determination of the Conservative administration to do all it can to improve the lot of those in need of housing.
It is a difficult challenge not least because of the shortage of cash, There have been opportunities to raise cash, and we have seized upon those to improve the living standards of those in Medway. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 25 October 2013
Conservative-run Medway Council has a fine record of delivering top quality public services, even against a backcloth of less public money. It is an increasingly difficult challenge, but one to which we rise.
Balancing the books is an important part of this equation, and making the most of income generation has been vital in order to protect the services we all cherish. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 27 September 2013
Almost every national politician says at some time or another that the answer to our housing problems is to build more homes; preferably ‘affordable’ homes – whatever they are.
Whether we do not have enough homes, or we have too many people on these cramped islands is of course a moot point which I shall leave to others to debate. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 30 August 2013
Highway issues can often get the pulse racing here. Put simply almost everybody uses the roads, and most people have a view about them.
The major improvements to The Brook and Union Street, which were part of the town-centre changes, have now bedded in and, with exception of rush-hour traffic, flow fairly well. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 2 August 2013
There is an old saying that a leopard doesn’t change its sports. This is true for Medway’s Labour Group and its stance on Rochester airport.
In 1999 the Labour administration at Medway Council wanted to cease flying at the airport, and build 200 houses. The move was defeated at the 2000 elections, and also thankfully in subsequent elections. Read more...