Murad Gassanly

First elected in 2014 and representing Churchill Ward in Pimlico, Murad joined the Conservative Group at the City of Westminster Council in July 2017. He is a freelance political consultant, specialising in energy politics in the Caspian Sea region. Murad is an LSE graduate and holds a PhD in International Relations from Cardiff University. He has previous experience in political consultancy, advocacy and electoral strategy development, with a particular interest in Azerbaijan and wider post-Soviet politics.

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: churchill@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 .

Improvements to Elizabeth Street

People living on and around Elizabeth Street have often raised concerns around traffic and road issues in the area. Cllr Gassanly, working closely with Knightsbridge and Belgravia councillors, helped to secure a number of measures to improve the situation.

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.

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

Food-waste recycling trial

Westminster City Council is introducing a food waste recycling trial at Churchill Gardens in autumn 2019. The estate is part of city-wide trial with around 7,500 households taking part across Westminster. It may expand further in the future.

Christmas at Ebury

Ebury Lights was a celebration of the Ebury Bridge community spirit which was on full display as residents flocked to week-long festivities in December.

The plot, where Edgson House once stood, was transformed into a festive extravaganza. 

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Richard Elcho

Richard Elcho has lived in Bayswater for thirty years.  As a result, Richard knows Bayswater very well, is deeply attached to it, and is keen to protect its heritage. Richard works as a lawyer in the Employment Tribunal where he helps workers to enforce their rights.

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.

Peter Freeman

Peter has lived in the ward for over 20 years and is an active member of the local community.  

Jonathan Glanz

Jonathan Glanz has lived and worked in the West End for many years. 

He was Chairman of the Marylebone Association and within the Council has served as a Cabinet Member for Housing and Property and Deputy Cabinet Member for Parking. 

Jim Glen

Jim has lived in Pimlico for 25 years and was elected to the Council to represent Tachbrook Ward in 2018.  He is currently Deputy Cabinet Member for Housing Services.

Matthew Green

Cllr Green was elected to the council, representing Little Venice ward, in May 2018. After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in French and Russian, he spent a number of years in diplomatic postings in Japan and Ukraine.

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