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, 10 May 2013
The recent announcement that Medway is to have a University Technical College (UTC) is a further example of the huge growth in higher and further education in the Towns.
Since the Conservatives were elected to run Medway Council in 2000, there have been dramatic and far-reaching changes. This has been because of the prioritisation we have given to the provision for the young in this area. Read more...
Press release posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Commenting on Paris Brown’s resignation as Kent Youth Police and Crime Commissioner Cllr Mike O’Brien said:
“No one can take pleasure in today’s announcement and it is unfortunate that Paris has had to step down due to the highly offensive and ugly comments that have recently come to light. I feel that her decision is the correct one and I wish Paris all the best with whatever she chooses to do in the future. Read more...
Press release posted on Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Medway Conservative Group was pleased to see Medway Council named as one of Local Government Minister, Brandon Lewis’ Councils of the week.
The praise from the DCLG minister came in recognition of the partnership arrangement between Medway Council and East Sussex County Council to develop proposals for a regional shared communications agency for public sector communications. Read more...
Letter posted on Friday, 22 March 2013
Medway Messenger, Letter to the editor
May I congratulate the Medway Messenger on organising the Pride in Medway Awards on Saturday 16th March and thank the sponsors of the event - E-on UK, Medway Council, Medway Messenger, MHS Homes, Southern Water and the University of Kent. It was a really humbling experience to meet so many inspirational Medway citizens, young and old. Read more...
Article posted on Friday, 15 March 2013
Labour’s refusal to support the Medway budget last month, announced in this newspaper even before the debate had been held, is indicative of its callous attitude towards life in Medway.
An error in the amendment tabled at the council meeting gave them the perfect excuse not to vote, but the cat was already out the bag. Labour intended to vote against improving Medway no matter what. Read more...