Knightsbridge & Belgravia

About our ward

Knightsbridge & Belgravia Ward hosts a significant number of fundraising events every year, including their Annual Spring Party & Private View at Bonhams Auction House in Knightsbridge.  They also hold a number of smaller private events in the homes of key supporters. They campaign in all national, local and European elections and are fortunate to achieve some of the highest percentages of Conservative Party support in the UK.

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Our local team

Chairman: Clare de Courcy Ling

Vice Chairman: Jeremy Lucas

Hon Secretary: Lois Pelham-Lane

Councillors: Tony Devenish, Elizabeth Hitchcock & Rachael Robathan

People

Rachael Robathan

Rachael Robathan was a fund manager in the City for almost 20 years, specialising in emerging markets. She has been actively involved in politics for all her adult life and, among other things, was co-Chairman of Contact, a Conservative political lecture group with over 400 members.

Tony Devenish AM

Tony Devenish represents the Knightsbridge & Belgravia ward on Westminster City Council and West Central on the Greater London Authority which includes Westminster. Tony is a self employed interim director in a number of property outsourcing, construction and utilities companies.

Elizabeth Hitchcock

Elizabeth has lived in London for the past 25 years and in Westminster for the past 11 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.

News

Celebrating 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 Rachael Robathan. 

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.

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.

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

In another development related to air quality, Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.

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. ​

Council Trials Electric Bin Lorries

In a London-first, Conservative-led Westminster City Council is trialling two electric powered waste collection vehicles over the next two years.