Christabel Flight

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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Email: warwick@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

Dogs now Required to be Kept on Leads

During the current health crisis, dogs must now be kept on leads at all times. 

This applies throughout all of Westminster's parks and open spaces, including the dog run and exercise areas such as in St George's Square.

Begging and Vagrancy Outside Retailers

Local people have been contacting us about aggressive begging both on the streets and directed towards those now having to queue outside Pimlico supermarkets and retailers.

Westminster City Council launch information page for Coronavirus

Westminster City Council has launched an advice and information page for Coronavirus. The page, which will be updated to reflect events, includes updates to Council Services, links to healthcare advice and information about how people can help. You can reach the page here .

Westminster City Council’s Vision for All

On 5 March 2020, Rachael Robathan, Leader of Westminster City Council, presented the Council’s vision for managing the immediate challenges to our great city, pledging a carbon-neutral green city with technology at its core and a multi-billion-pound investment for renewal at its heart.

New anti-idling signs

Cllr Nickie Aiken, as Leader of Westminster City Council, has been the instigator and promoter of Westminster's Anti-Idling Campaign. 

New fence in Gillingham Row

Gillingham Row behind the Queen Mother Centre has long been a focus of anti-social behaviour including drug dealing and taking as well as dumping of rubbish and unofficial parking. 

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