Christabel Flight was elected to represent Warwick Ward in May 2006. She has held the following roles: acting as Westminster's Older Peoples Champion, editor of Westminster Plus for Westminster's 25,000 freedom pass holders.
Prior to her election as Lord Mayor, she also served as Deputy Cabinet Member of Adults and Public Heath in addition to sitting on the Planning Applications Committee.
As a Councillor Christabel created the annual Christmas Tea Dance (held at the Grosvenor Hotel in Park Lane), it is a free event for 1000 Westminster residents aged 65+ and provides the opportunity for people to forge new friendships.
Christabel also initiated the Sir Simon Milton Foundation in memory of her mentor. In 2012 she helped the foundation launch Silver Sunday, a day to combat loneliness and isolation. From its origins in Westminster, on the first Sunday of October every year, Silver Sunday is now nationwide with over 1000 events taking place in 2018.
Christabel has also been instrumental in helping to raise funds for the Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College (UTC) which will provide an academic education for 550 students aged 14-18 in adition to specialist training in Engineering. The newly, purpose built, UTC opened in September 2017 in Pimlico.
Christabel served as Lord Mayor of Westminster between 2015 - 2016.
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