Local News

Westminster Conservatives tackle aggressive beggars

 Many of you will be aware of the anti social behaviour and low level crime parts of Westminster has suffered recently at the hands of a large group of East European aggressive beggars and rough sleepers. Areas from Marble Arch, to the West End and Victoria have been affected.

Councillors continue to tackle crime

Your ward councillors continue to work with the local police and the council’s neighbourhood crime reduction team to ensure crime and anti-social behaviour is tackled effectively

Views of Homelessness and Rough Sleeping by Mark Field

Mark made the following contributions to a Westminster Hall debate on homelessness tabled by Shabana Mahmood MP. 

Mark Field (Cities of London and Westminster, Conservative)

I congratulate Shabana Mahmood on securing this important debate.

Improving schools in Westminster

Westminster is above the national average for pupils achieving a ‘good’ Level  4 in reading, writing and maths. Following a run of OFSTED inspections St Augustines CE, Christchurch Bentinck and Hallfield Primary Schools have been upgraded and rated as ‘good’.

Tachbrook Councillors help halt Sainsbury's library plans

Resolute action by Tachbrook Ward councillors has halted Sainsbury’s bid to turn the old library in Rampayne Street into a supermarket. Although a small number of people had welcomed this application many more were concerned at the prospect, concerns that were shared by the ward councillors.