Category Archives: Pancho Lewis

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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Westminster Labour call for nightclub licence to be suspended after racial discriminatory charging allegations

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to suspend the licence of Drama nightclub in Park Lane pending an investigation by the Licensing team into allegations that black women were charged £20 entrance fee, while white women were charged just … Continue reading

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Labour call on Gay Hussar landlord to reverse 30% rent rise to save iconic Soho restaurant

Labour Councillors have called on Gay Hussar landlord Corus Hotels, to reverse their 30% rent increase in a bid to save one of Soho’s most celebrated and iconic restaurants from closure. For decades, Gay Hussar – a Hungarian restaurant on … Continue reading

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First Labour Advice Surgery in Mayfair this Saturday 19th May

West End Labour Councillor Pancho Lewis is holding his first advice surgery this Saturday 19th May at Danceworks in Mayfair, from 10:30am to noon at 16 Balderton Street, W1K 6TN. No appointment is needed.

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Mayor of London vows to protect cultural venues following successful West End Labour campaign

West End Labour has welcomed measures introduced in the Mayor of London’s draft London Plan to prevent cultural venues from closure. Included in the recently released draft Plan is the Agent of Change principle, which places the onus on developers … Continue reading

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Open letter: Westminster Council’s plans for skyscrapers

You may be aware that Westminster City Council is running a consultation about relaxing planning regulations to build skyscrapers in the borough. West End Labour has paired up with Wendy Shillam, of FitzWest Neighbourhood Forum, and the skyline campaigner Barbara Weiss … Continue reading

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