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, human rights campaigning, 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

Nine Elms Bridge update

When more than 10,000 Pimlico residents were surveyed about the proposed Nine Elms Bridge, 97% of respondents said ‘No’ as it would bring 18,000 commuters through our quiet Pimlico streets everyday. 

Council implements leafing clearing plan

You may have noticed that our trees have started to shed their leaves. From 5th November, Westminster City County began implementing its ‘Leafing Plan’.

Armistice Remembrance

The weekend of 9th – 11th November saw Westminster Council commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. As a Council, we work very closely with the Armed Forces supporting a number of initiatives.

Churchill Policing Update

Churchill Conservatives joined our colleagues across Westminster in the campaign to save Belgravia Police Station. Sadly, the Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan refused to listen to us and is continuing with the planned closure.

Ebury Bridge for all - An update from Cllr Gassanly

I strongly welcome Westminster Council’s decision to go ahead with building 750 new homes as part of its Ebury Bridge estate development. At least 342 of these will be affordable housing.

Balmoral Castle Petition Update

As your local Conservative councillor I have been campaigning for the Balmoral Castle site on Churchill Gardens estate to be used for sheltered and community-supported social housing. Last year I organised a petition which was signed by over 300 Churchill Gardens residents.