Merton Council backs People's Vote on Brexit deal

This week Merton Council backed Liberal Democrat and Labour motions in favour of a People's Vote - a referendum on the final Brexit deal with the option to remain in the EU. The two motions were passed by Liberal Democrat and Labour councillors, with Conservative and Merton Park Residents Asso...

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High Court says decision to close Wimbledon police station unlawful

The High Court has today quashed the decision by the London Mayor to close Wimbledon police station in a ruling that was critical of his entire consultation into the closing of 37 police stations across the capital. In today’s judgment, Lord Justice Lindblom and Mr Justice Lewis stated that:  “Th...

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Wimbledon Police Station: Liberal Democrat plan to work together blocked

Policing in Merton is about to be hit by a triple whammy: we could be losing Wimbledon Police Station, our borough commander and at least 15% of Merton's police officers.  Councillor Paul Kohler is taking the Mayor to court to overturn his decision to close Wimbledon Police station, and last week...

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