Category Archives: Pancho Lewis

Pancho Lewis – Soho’s Labour Councillor – writes about the challenge of over-development in Soho and the future of social housing in Westminster

This is Pancho’s article for the next edition of  the ‘Soho Clarion’ When Jane asked me to write a piece for the Clarion, I decided write about what I think some of the key challenges and opportunities facing Soho are, … Continue reading

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West End Labour calls for action to safeguard future of Soho Square GP service

Councillor Pancho Lewis has called for the future of the Soho Square GP service to be protected, following a decision made by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to put the service in special measures. On Friday 7 September, CQC released … Continue reading

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Labour calls for action on stalled Berwick Street building site

Councillor Pancho Lewis, Labour West End Councillor, has called on Westminster City Council to take action to speed up building work on the long-delayed building site at 90-104 Berwick Street, following concerns raised by local residents. Residents say: “I am … Continue reading

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Action to improve signage on Soho’s Broadwick Street

Councillor Pancho Lewis – Labour’s first ever councillor for West End Ward – has achieved another practical success in his first three months as a councillor. Residents raised concerns about vehicles driving along Broadwick Street and turning right into Marshall Street – a … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour urges immediate action against Oxford Street ‘hate preachers’

Labour Councillors have urged Westminster City Council and the Metropolitan Police to take immediate action against hate preaching in Oxford Street. The following incident has been reported to Labour Councillors by an Oxford Street shopper. Labour Councillors have subsequently called … Continue reading

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My first month as a Councillor for Soho – by Pancho Lewis

My first month as a councillor for Soho” Pancho Lewis – the first ever Labour councillor for West End Ward – describes his experience of being elected to represent Soho in the Westminster Council elections, held on May 3rd this … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors call on Westminster Council to launch inquiry into allegations of racism at West End nightclubs

Labour Councillors are calling on Westminster City Council to launch a full investigation after discovering multiple – and longstanding – allegations of racial discrimination at several nightclubs in London’s West End. A recent allegation about Drama nightclub led to Westminster Labour … Continue reading

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