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Representing all our communities: Labour’s manifesto for Kensington & Chelsea

Introduction

Kensington & Chelsea is London’s smallest borough. But from the Canal to the Thames, the strength of our heritage, the warmth of our diverse communities and the extent of our potential are beyond measure.

We’re proud of our cutting-edge schools, museums and universities; our world-famous Carnival; our unique small shops and markets; and the ability of our communities from across the world to come together – whether in celebration or crisis.

We deserve a council that cherishes and preserves our borough for future generations. This has not been happening. The Conservatives’ rent rises and benefit cuts are forcing families out and breaking communities. Social housing is neglected and unsafe. Our schools, police, and care services are starved of funding. The concerns and complaints of residents fall on deaf ears. Within our borough, life expectancy varies by decades. The response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy continues to move painfully slowly, with a bereaved community fighting for justice. Continue reading Representing all our communities: Labour’s manifesto for Kensington & Chelsea