Ian Adams

Ian Adams was first elected to Westminster City Council in 2002.  He has lived on the Hyde Park Estate with his partner, now husband, Christopher since 2001.  Ian has wide-ranging interests at Westminster Council.  Today he serves as Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Licensing, and is also LGBT+ Lead Member.  Before that he was Lord Mayor of Westminster and has been Cabinet Member for Adult Services as well as Chairman of committees overseeing Children’s Services, Community Protection and the Environment.

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Email: hydepark@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

Tackling rough sleeping locally

The council’s neighbourhood problem-solving co-ordinators have been working with St Mungo’s, the charity helping rough sleepers, the Paddington and Marble Arch business improvement districts, WCC’s Integrated Street Engagement Unit and with the Metropolitan and Romanian police to address both the

More trees are coming to our community!

We have doubled the number of trees planted in the streets of Westminster over the past 25 years, with the aim of optimising canopy cover, bringing shade and air quality benefits, as well as mitigating climate change.

Safer junctions on Edgware Road

Thank you to everyone who responded to our call for consultation responses about the plans to improve the junctions on Edgware Road around the flyover, Marks & Spenser and the tube station.

Tackling abuse of short-term letting

We know that most homeowners who let on a nightly basis do so within the law and maintain excellent standards. However, we also know short-term letting can cause problems for local people.

20mph speed limit: have your say!

Westminster has begun a consultation on extending the 20mph zone that had been successfully trialled around schools in the Little Venice area and other parts of Westminster.

Westminster City Council Opens Dudley House

Conservative-led Westminster City Council is committed to making Westminster an affordable place to live and work. To this end, the Council has just completed another innovative affordable housing scheme in Paddington Basin. 

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Heather Acton

Heather Acton has lived in Westminster for over thirty years and was elected councillor for Hyde Park ward in 2010, expressing her desire to work to provide a healthy living environment in Westminster for all residents.

Nickie Aiken

Nickie Aiken has lived in the Warwick ward for over 20 years, and is married with two children both of whom attended the local church primary school before going onto secondary education. 

Barbara Arzymanow

Barbara has lived in Westminster for over 35 years and knows that a strong voice can make a difference. Having retired from a business career she plans to dedicate herself full-time to being a community champion liaising with residents and the wealth of organisations representing them.

Tim Barnes

Having moved to the area around Fitzrovia while a student at UCL, Tim now lives in Soho. 

Richard Beddoe

Richard Beddoe is a lawyer specialising in child protection.  He was delighted to lead the formation of a specialist domestic violence court at the Westminster Magistrates Court on Marylebone Road. 

Iain Bott

Iain Bott was elected to the council in a by-election in 2013, and works as a dentist in the Marylebone High Street Ward.

Margot Bright

Margot has lived in Westminster for over 30 years. During that time, she has been an active within the community as a long-standing member local residents’ associations; SEBRA and BRA. Margot has also sat on the Safer Neighbourhoods Panel and serves as a trustee of Paddington Charities.

Susie Burbridge

Susie was elected as a councillor in 1998 whilst continuing to work in Parliament. She grew up in Yorkshire with her six brothers and sisters and left for London at the age of 24 to open a travel business. She is very much a family person and has a son and daughter.

Melvyn Caplan

Melvyn has been a councillor for Little Venice Ward since 1990 and has lived in the area for more than 30 years.  He is currently chairman of the Housing and Finance policy and scrutiny committee.

Danny Chalkley

Danny Chalkley has represented Vincent Square Ward since 2002. He has worked persistently to address many local problems and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the area. He has served as a Cabinet Member for many years and sat on numerous committees.