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Who voted Tories as best council?

West London’s Hammersmith & Fulham has been named Council of the Year by the Local Government Chronicle.

Hammersmith & Fulham council back down on sackings

Hammersmith & Fulham council has been forced to withdraw a threat to sack workers if they failed to sign new contracts that include a raft of attacks on terms and conditions.

Council says ‘Reapply for your own job’

Hammersmith & Fulham council in west London has effectively sacked its entire workforce and demanded that 4,283 employees reapply for their own jobs on worse conditions.

Affordable homes attacked

In a landmark decision, Tory-run Hammersmith & Fulham council in west London has given the go ahead for a major private housing development to be built in the White City area – scrapping plans to provide new homes for working people at "affordable" rents.

Campaign saves Hurlingham and Chelsea School in Hammersmith

Campaign saves Hurlingham and Chelsea School in Hammersmith Campaigners in Hammersmith, west London, are claiming a victory after Hammersmith and Fulham council withdrew their proposal to close Hurlingham and Chelsea School with no conditions.

Hurlingham and Chelsea School demonstration

Hurlingham and Chelsea School demonstration Five hundred students, staff and parents marched through local streets near Hurlingham and Chelsea School to protest against plans by Tory Hammersmith and Fulham council to shut the school.

Campaign to save Hurlingham and Chelsea School

21 October 2006
Hurlingham and Chelsea School is a mixed secondary comprehensive in Fulham, west London. It was in special measures for two years and came out with a very positive Ofsted report at the beginning of this year.

Ealing NUT Unity Conference

19 October 2002
AROUND 60 people attended the Unity Conference called by Ealing National Union of Teachers (NUT) last Saturday and heard an inspiring set of speakers. The conference was introduced by Christine Blower, secretary of Hammersmith and Fulham NUT, and ex-president of the NUT.

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