Southwark Labour delivers on its borough plan

Southwark Labour has demonstrated that we are on your side by delivering on its
promises made through its Borough Plan agreed in 2018.

Cabinet will be noting a Borough Plan Interim Performance Report 2018-2022 which
outlines the council’s achievements over the past four years under a Labour

Southwark Labour has delivered on all its key pledges including building or starting
2,500 council homes on site, slashing its carbon emissions by half with a climate
plan independently ranked in the top 2 in London, and supporting 5,500 people into

This is despite the council facing challenges unlike any other that itself or our
residents have seen before throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Over 73,000
vulnerable residents were helped through the pandemic with our food hub
distributing 29,500 food parcels, and £253m was distributed in what was a significant
effort to ensure our local businesses survived lockdown.

Councillor Kieron Williams said “I have been encouraged by the community spirit
shown during Covid-19. Our residents stepped up when their neighbours needed
support, and found Southwark Labour on their side to do what we needed to in order
to get people through it.

“Southwark Labour has managed to support residents, businesses and community
groups through Covid whilst continuing to deliver on the promises we made back in
2018. This shows that we can be trusted to deliver for the next four years, and that a
vote for Labour is a vote for a fairer, greener and safer future”.

Southwark Labour will be releasing its manifesto this week, building upon its
excellent record in power with an ambitious set of pledges for the next four years.