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Last month, the government opened a consultation on the future of rail services in the South East region - including those in Dartford. As we all know and experience too often, the current operator Southeastern has failed passengers. We need a change and a train service that puts passengers first. That's why we believe that following the expiry of the franchise the south eastern rail service should return to public ownership. You can read the full response submitted by Dartford Labour Councillors below

Councillor Jonathon Hawkes - Leader, Dartford Labour Group

Renationalise our Rail - Dartford Labour Response to Government Consultation on the Future of Dartford Rail Services

Last month, the government opened a consultation on the future of rail services in the South East region - including those in Dartford. As we all know and experience too... Read more

From our gridlock crisis, funding social care or supporting small business, todays' Conservative budget offered no help and no vision for Dartford.

Dartford Forgotten In A Tory Budget With No Answers

From our gridlock crisis, funding social care or supporting small business, todays' Conservative budget offered no help and no vision for Dartford. Read more

This evening Dartford Labour Councillors voted against a Conservative budget that will see local people paying more but getting less, will see cuts to vital services like CCTV and failed to set out a vision for the future. The full text of the speech made by Dartford Labour leader Jonathon Hawkes in response to the budget is below.

Dartford Labour Vote Against Tory Budget That Will See People Pay More But Get Less

This evening Dartford Labour Councillors voted against a Conservative budget that will see local people paying more but getting less, will see cuts to vital services like CCTV and failed... Read more

Dear friends,

 

Happy new year to everyone in Dartford Labour Party.

New Year Message From Jonathon Hawkes, Leader of Dartford Labour Group

Dear friends,   Happy new year to everyone in Dartford Labour Party. Read more

The next few days are likely to be particularly tough for rough sleepers in Dartford. Sadly, the response of Conservative run Dartford Borough Council this winter has not been good enough.

 

Labour Call For More Protection For The Homeless In Dartford This Winter

The next few days are likely to be particularly tough for rough sleepers in Dartford. Sadly, the response of Conservative run Dartford Borough Council this winter has not been good... Read more

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