Conservatives celebrates success of Eat Out to Help Out scheme in Lewisham West & Penge

  • Over 100 million meals have been claimed under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. 
  • 20,000 meals claimed under the scheme across the Lewisham West and Penge constituency. 
  • Conservatives urges local people to continue supporting local businesses as the UK bounces back from coronavirus


More than 20,000 meals were claimed across Lewisham West & Penge under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics.

Peter Fortune calls on business across Bexley & Bromley to sign up to landmark Kickstart employment scheme

  • New £2 billion Kickstart scheme will create thousands of new jobs for young people across UK, as part of coronavirus recovery
  • Those on Universal Credit aged between 16-24 will be offered six-month work placements – with wages and training costs paid by the Government
  • Local London Assembly candidate urges businesses across Bexley and Bromley to sign up


Councillor Peter Fortune has welcomed the Government’s landmark new Kickstart scheme and called on local employers to sign up and help young people into work to mark the opening of the initiative.


King’s College NHS Foundation Trust to receive additional funding to upgrade A&E facilities ahead of winter

  • King’s College NHS Foundation Trust to receive £2,981,000 to upgrade A&E facilities ahead of winter.

  • Part of £1.5 billion announced by the Prime Minister to upgrade hospitals, accelerate hospital building and expand A&E facilities.

Councillor Mary Cooke has welcomed news that King’s College NHS Foundation Trust is set to receive an additional £2,981,000 in order to support A&E capacity ahead of the winter months.

Controversial Croydon Road Changes Introduced without Consulting Bromley

Labour-run Croydon Councils controversial decision to restrict access onto Sylvan Hill, Stambourne Way and Fox Hill were introduced without consulting Bromley Council – despite Fox Hill being the boundary between the two boroughs.

Schools in Beckenham to receive £598,154.00 to upgrade and refurbish school buildings

·       Beckenham to benefit from upgraded school facilities to improve the education of children.

·       Conservative Government is investing £560 million to repair and upgrade school buildings, alongside a transformational 10-year school rebuilding programme.

·       Marian Vian Primary School one of two local schools set to benefit from the Governments investment

Councillor Peter Fortune has welcomed the announcement that schools in Beckenham and Hayes will benefit from £598,154.00 to improve school facilities.