Supporting our Young and Protecting our Streets

Serious crime in Westminster has risen steadily and is an issue at the forefront of many local people’s minds. Keeping our communities safe is a priority for me, which is why I will continue to work closely with the Metropolitan Police and my Home Office colleagues to get a grip of this worrying issue and reverse this unacceptable trend by advocating the adoption of a public health approach to youth violence reduction, championing the work of local youth clubs and by supporting the Council’s call to Back our Bobbies and get more police out on our streets.

News

Westminster Bridge Gambling and Scams

Local people and tourists alike have been contacting me about the Romanian gangs who have been running scams across the length of Westminster Bridge, enticing passers by to part with their money in a rigged game of three-cup shuffle.

Hot Chocolate Thursday with the Pimlico Foundation

I recently had the opportunity to attend one of The Pimlico Foundation’s afterschool events in Churchill Gardens and see for myself the positive impact the charity has on the lives of children and young people across the area.

Tackling Criminality on Westminster Bridge

Anyone travelling on foot over Westminster Bridge in recent months will have sadly noticed that it has been playing host to a large organised criminal element.

Soho Residents' Update

The below has been taken from the spring 2019 issue of The Soho Clarion 

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Soho Residents' Update

The below has been taken from the December 2018 issue of The Soho Clarion.