Graveney residents invited to next Let’s Talk meeting

Published: Friday, February 22, 2019

Residents in Graveney ward will get the chance to quiz their locally elected representatives and offer feedback on a whole range of public services at special feedback session next week.

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The council regularly holds ‘Let’s Talk’ meetings across the borough so that residents can deliver their verdicts on local services and highlight issues of concern.

Topics that are often raised by members of the public include parking, street cleaning, recycling, policing, public transport and the NHS.

Important local issues identified by the ward’s three elected councillors include crime, plans for Tooting Broadway, flytipping and improvements to Fishponds Playing Fields and the open space next to Gravenel Gardens and Mellison Road,

The meeting will be chaired by a council cabinet member who will be joined by ward councillors Kemi Akinola, Kate Forbes and Andy Gibbons, plus the leader of the opposition Simon Hogg.

Senior officers from all the main town hall services will also be on hand to answer questions from the audience, address locally identified concerns and take on board suggestions for service improvements.

The meeting is being held at Tooting United Reformed Church, Rookstone Road, SW17 9NQ on Wednesday, February 27 from 7.30pm onwards.

People who are unable to attend can submit questions in advance via the council’s website at www.wandsworth.gov.uk/letstalk. A summary of the issues raised by residents will be posted on these web pages after the meeting.

People with a disability who require support or assistance to attend should call Gareth Jones on (020) 8871 7520 or email garethjones@wandsworth.gov.uk

A leaflet advertising the meeting has been hand delivered to very home and business in the ward.