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

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. 

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.

Balmoral Castle and Darwin House

Following Churchill Conservatives’ petition received last year, Westminster City Council has committed to redeveloping the site of the Balmoral Castle pub. Find our more here.

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. ​

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Rachael Robathan

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