Low Council Tax - Better Services - Value for Money
There are 34 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 Saturday, 5 July 2014
One of the many things that Medway Council does really well is its festivals and events.
Even at a time of enormous financial difficulty we see the continuation of free festivals as an essential link between the council, and its residents and their overall well-being. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 6 June 2014
My last column, in May, was about housing and Medway’s next Local Plan. It is a subject worth returning to because it will impact on everybody in Mdway.
The cry from all quarters is there is not enough housing. Whether we have too few houses and that is the root cause of our housing problems is a moot point, and I will leave others to judge. Read more...
Press release posted on Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Medway Conservatives call on residents to respond to Gibraltar Farm planning consultation
Medway Council’s Conservative Group is calling on as many people as possible to respond to the consultation for a planned 500 home development at Gibraltar Farm at Capstone Valley. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 9 May 2014
House building is one of the topics which invariably set emotions running high. Few want additional houses built near us, but the demand remains.
Balancing conflicting viewpoints is a challenge for us charged with running Medway Council. Things are made worse by the problems associated with Medway’s major housing site at Lodge Hill. Read more...
Press release posted on Wednesday, 7 May 2014
Medway Conservatives are calling on Kent and Medway Partnership Trust (KMPT) to do more for local people needing acute mental health inpatient beds.
A survey conducted by the BBC and Community Care using Freedom of Information requests revealed that KMPT were one of the biggest users of out-of-area beds. Read more...