Tag Archives: Mayfair

Oxford Street – The Future?

In June, plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street were scrapped by Westminster Council. However, the Council has said it still intends to make significant changes to Oxford Street. It has said that “doing nothing isn’t an option” and has announced it will … 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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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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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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Conservatives lose two of their West End Ward Councillors

Two of the Conservative West End Councillors will not be re-standing on 3rd May – Glenys Roberts has been de-selected by her party and Paul Church has decided not to stand again. This is what they say: Councillor Glenys Roberts “I … Continue reading

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