Barnet Conservatives have voted to reinvigorate resident forums with a crackdown on “the village bore” — as Barnet Labour performed a U-turn on the measure. The Council voted 38-25 on Tuesday [22nd May] to structure residents’ speaking time into three- minute slots, ending a situation whereby a tiny minority could take over meetings with drawn-out […]
Barnet Conservatives have thanked voters in the borough for returning the administration with a greatly increased majority. The Conservative Group was returned with a majority of 13 in yesterday’s elections, having governed with a majority of one from 2014 until shortly before polling day, when the authority fell into no overall control. Despite predictions of […]
Conservative leader Cllr Richard Cornelius has said Barnet Labour “should be ashamed” for exploiting poor families for political gain while doing nothing to help them. Cllr Cornelius was responding to electioneering attacks by Labour on the Council’s decision to raise the amount of Council Tax low income families pay from 8.5 per cent to 20 […]
Barnet Conservatives have responded to unfounded attacks on the Council by the leader of the Labour Party this morning. Speaking at Café Buzz in North Finchley, Jeremy Corbyn erroneously claimed the contracts, which outsource 10 per cent of Council functions to Capita, cost the public money. He also insinuated the Council had not balloted residents […]
A Conservative election candidate was carjacked only a day after official statistics revealed a 52 per cent increase in vehicle thefts in Barnet. Pavan Thurai, a candidate for East Barnet, was parked in his black BMW 3 Series at Northfield Road, Cockfosters, on Friday evening when it was rammed from behind. When he got out […]
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The London Borough of Barnet has had a Conservative majority since 2002. Since that time, we have worked hard to make our borough one of the most attractive places in London for families and business to settle, while keeping bills low and giving residents value for their money.
In the May 2018 elections, we were re-elected with 38 Conservative councillors across 14 wards and a majority of 13. You can find your Conservative councillors and contact them below.
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The Conservative Group has run Barnet Council since 2002. We believe our record has been of a prudent, efficient, and innovative administration committed to keeping Council Tax low while getting the best value for public services. On 3rd May 2018, we were re-elected on the following pledges: