Local News

Small Business Roundtable

It was a pleasure to meet with eight local businesses operating within the Cities of London and Westminster, all of whom have participated in the 10,000 Small Businesses scheme run by Goldman Sachs.

Soho Residents' Update

As the balmy days of what seemed like one of our hottest summer recesses in recent years fades into memory, Parliament is again in session and gearing up for what will be a crucial few months in the Brexit saga.

Westminster City Council Highways Maintenance 2019/20

Westminster City Council is developing its maintenance plan for roads, pavements, drains and street lights for 2019/20. If your local area is in need of upgrades or repairs they want to hear from you.

The Government's Rough Sleeping Initiative

I am delighted to write that yesterday the Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire MP, announced that the Government will be allocating £534,466 to Westminster Council and £215,348 to the City from its Rough Sleeping Initiative fund.

Local Flooding

Recent days have seen the sun and warm weather emphatically punctuated by torrential rain and lightning storms which have, unfortunately, led to some basement flooding in the SW1 area.

Millicent Fawcett Arrives in Parliament Square

Today was a momentous day in the story of British democracy as we saw the unveiling of Parliament Square’s first statue of a woman; the suffragist, Dame Millicent Fawcett.