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.  Prior to this she had chaired her local amenity society in pursuit of similar aims.   

She is currently Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health, chairs the Westminster Health and Wellbeing Board and is Lead Member for Edgware Road and a Member of the Licensing Committee.  

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: hydepark@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

Don't block the pavement in Paddington

A local resident got in touch with us about advertising boards in the middle of the pedestrian path at Paddington Central. We asked the Paddington BID to help by contacting the business to ask for the boards to be removed from the pedestrian route, which has now happened. 

Tackling the impact of short-letting near Hyde Park

Local Conservative Councillors continue to fight the scourge of short-term letting. When furniture was left outside a short-term let on Oxford Square, we asked Westminster Council to arrange to have the furniture removed and for enforcement action to be taken.

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.

Shisha update

Officers from Westminster City Council, the Metropolitan Police and tax inspectors recently checked out 90 cafes providing shisha and confiscated suspected illegal tobacco from 45 of them. Other criminal offences were also investigated.

Please bear with us as broadband is upgraded!

We know that recent road closures and parking suspensions have been infuriating, so thank you for your patience as this work is completed. Improving broadband is vital to Westminster’s economy, home to many major company headquarters and three percent of UK GDP – more than the City of London.

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Nickie Aiken

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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.  Richard continues to serve as a Governor of St Mary’s Bryanston Square Primary School and as Presi

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.

Danny Chalkley

Danny Chalkley has represented Vincent Square Ward since 2002. He has worked persistently to address many local problems and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the area. He has served as a Cabinet Member for many years and sat on numerous committees. 

Antonia Cox

Antonia Cox has lived in Hyde Park ward with her family for nearly 20 years and is Vice Chairman of Governors at Marylebone Boys' School. Those of us who know this area well appreciate its thriving community and church groups, and wonderful Hyde Park on our doorsteps.

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.

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, and prior to her election as Lord Mayor, serving as Deputy Cabinet Member