Matthew Green

Matthew moved into the area five years ago and has been a community activist since then. He works as a consultant and covers areas including LGBT and gender equality. Having grown up on a council estate, Matthew is particularly interested in increasing housing supply for Westminster residents.

Matthew was first elected in May 2018. 

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: littlevenice@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

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 .

Last Chance to have your say: Air Quality Consultation

Following the declaration of a Climate Emergency, Westminster City Council has set out an Air Quality Action Plan to tackle air pollution in our city. Approximately 250,000 people call Westminster their home, and another 1 million visit every day.

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

Harrow Road and Edgware Road works

Transport for London has begun work on the Harrow Road and Edgware Road junction, including - in spite of your Little Venice councillors’ objections - banning the left turn from Harrow Road to Edgware Road northbound.

Fleming Court - security works to begin

Your Little Venice councillors have been working with residents of Fleming Court to design an appropriate scheme that will protect local people in their homes and ensure that anti-social behaviour incidents will no longer happen in the courtyard.

5 Kingdom Street - planning application rejected

As we have previously advised, we have been campaigning against the proposal to erect a 19-storey office building at this site in Paddington Basin, currently the location of Pergola Paddington.

Clifton Road Christmas Lights delight local community

Your Little Venice councillors and local traders helped to bring some additional festive cheer to the shopping parade on Clifton Road by supporting Christmas lights that illuminated the street over the end-of-year period. 

Additional Cycle Hangars in Little Venice

Following the success of the initial bike hangars that have been installed across the city, your Little Venice councillors are pushing for more of these to be installed in our local communities. 

See Also

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.

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.

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.