Louise Hyams

Louise Hyams has had the honour and privilege of representing St. James's Ward since her election to the Council in 1998. She is totally committed to improving the quality of life for all the residents of this diverse ward in the centre of London. Having been involved in most areas of the Council's work, she is currently the Deputy Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways. She also serves on the Planning and City Development Committee, the Licensing Committee, the Standards Committee and the Adoption & Fostering Panel. Louise was Lord Mayor in 2008/9.

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: stjames@westminsterconservatives.com 

Sign up for our regular emails, full of interesting local news for people living in St. James's. You can opt out at any time and we won't share your email address with anyone else. 

Please complete our 30 second residents' survey, to help us understand what matters to local people in our community. 

News

Dockless Bikes - New byelaw

Whilst  your Councillors are very supportive of cycling, we have received numerous complaints of Lime Bikes, Mobikes etc "abandoned" on the highway, very often on a narrow pavement causing an obstruction making it difficult for pedestrians to pass; particularly those in a wheelchair or children i

Christchurch Gardens Improvements

Work has started on a major refurbishment of Christchurch Gardens on the junction of Victoria Street and Broadway.

Merry Christmas!

"It is a huge pleasure, as always, to join in the many festive events across the ward which make Christmas such a special time for our residents and businesses" says local Councillor Tim Mitchell.

Christmas Tree Lights – Strutton Ground, Wednesday 4th December at 3.45pm

As your Councillors, we are delighted to be supporting the St James’s ward Christmas tree this year. The tree will be at its usual place in Strutton Ground, close to the junction with Old Pye Street and Vic. 

Once again, we will be joined by the choir of St Matthew’s Primary School.  

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-Wide 20mph speed limit

Conservative run Westminster is making our roads safer and greener by planning to introduce a City-wide 20mph speed limit. ​

This week, the Council launched a consultation on implementing a 20mph speed limit to cover the entirety of Westminster. ​

See Also

Lindsey Hall

Lindsey Hall has lived in W9 for 35 years and represented the Abbey Road Ward since 2007.  Having stood twice as the Conservative Party's Parliamentary Candidate in 2015 and 2017 for the Westminster North Constituency, she has become a familiar face in the area and is well-known for her pro-activ

Angela Harvey

Angela moved to Pimlico 30 years ago and was first elected to the Council in 2002.  She works hard to protect the village feel of Pimlico, and is known as a caring, capable and accessible local councillor, helping residents to make their lives better.

David Harvey

David lives in Vincent Square Ward. Elected in 2010, he works to make life better for local residents and businesses and to preserve our area’s distinct character. He always pushes for Council services to be high quality, value for money and helpful.

Elizabeth Hitchcock

Elizabeth has lived in London for the past 28 years and in Westminster for the past 13 years. She is the mother of four sons, currently working part-time for a Conservative Cabinet Minister and is a trustee of a Westminster-based youth club.

Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell has lived and worked in Westminster for over 25 years and is a self-employed computer consultant. An active member of the St James's area community, he serves on the committees of several local groups including Covent Garden’s Jubilee Hall Trust and the Abbey Community Centre. A councillor since 1998, he has had experience of every part of the Council. Presently, Tim is Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management and Chief Whip.

Gotz Mohindra

Gotz has been a St John’s Wood resident for several years and as a councillor has worked with amenity societies, resident groups, the ward police team and other local stakeholders to help deliver quality services for local ward residents.

Eoghain Murphy

Since settling in Marylebone 15 years ago, Eoghain Murphy has immersed himself in local life, developing a deep affection for the area and its communities.

Emily Payne

Emily has lived in Bayswater for most of her life .  She was elected as a councillor in May 2018.  Emily is a local school governor and works as a consultant. 

Robert Rigby

Robert Rigby has represented Regent’s Park Ward since 2010 and lived in St John's Wood for over 30 years with his wife. He is currently Chairman of Planning.

Rachael Robathan

Rachael Robathan has been a ward councillor for Knightsbridge & Belgravia since 2010 and is the Leader of the Council. Before becoming Leader, Rachael was a Cabinet Member eight years holding the Adult Social Care & Public Health, Housing and Finance portfolios.