Category Archives: West End

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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Mayfair elects its first ever Labour Councillor

For the first time in history, Mayfair has elected a Labour Councillor to Westminster City Council. Pancho Lewis came second place in the ballot with 984 votes, only 6 votes behind the top Conservative Candidate and 11 votes ahead of … Continue reading

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Four more Labour Councillors elected to Westminster Council

Four more Labour Councillors were elected on to Westminster City Council on 3rd May, bringing the total of Labour Councillors to 19. The 4 Labour gains are: Geoff Barraclough and Nafsika Butler-Thalassis in Maida Vale Ward, joining existing Labour Councillor … Continue reading

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St James’s Labour Team join bid to save the Empire Cinema, Haymarket

Zayna Ali, Dorothy Edwin and Georgina Newson, Labour candidates for St James’s Ward, have given their support to the battle to save the Empire Cinema – formerly the Carlton – on Haymarket. This building is the only remaining major cinema … Continue reading

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