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I'm a councillor in the London Borough of Wandsworth; this blog mainly covers that, sometimes general politics and policy and occasionally anything else that takes my fancy.
Tag Archives: recovery
Last night saw the Wandsworth Business Forum at Balham (with huge thanks to The Bedford for hosting us). And I came away feeling very upbeat about Wandsworth, and business in Wandsworth. The council’s Economic Development Office run the meetings, rotating around locations in the borough at various business friendly times. The basic concept is to
The council has launched its version of recovery.gov and realhelpnow.gov.uk. While Wandsworth’s ‘Recession fighting‘ page doesn’t have the slick look and feel of the national efforts, it does contain all the things Wandsworth is doing to help residents and businesses through difficult times.
There is a bit of a fashion for things like Recovery.gov and realhelpnow.gov.uk (although the latter apparently only includes Labour Party ‘help’) and I wonder whether I should offer recovery.jamescousins.com. While the council hasn’t developed a nifty front-end it has put together a substantial package of help and assistance for the borough’s residents and businesses