LORD O’DONNELL CONFIRMED AS WPA ANNUAL LUNCH KEYNOTE SPEAKER

6 September 2017 Lord O’Donnell has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Annual Lunch. Gus O’Donnell served under three Prime Ministers between 2005 and 2011 as the Cabinet Secretary, the highest official in the British Civil...   More »

MAYOR AND WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL LEADER CALL FOR INCREASE TO COUNCIL TAX CHARGES ON EMPTY HOMES

6 September 2017 Sadiq Khan and Cllr Aiken, Leader of Westminster City Council, have issued a joint call to the Government to allow London’s boroughs to increase Council Tax bills for high-value homes that are left empty. The action...   More »

SIR SIMON MILTON WESTMINSTER UTC OPEN

6 September 2017 The Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College opens its doors today at a new flagship building in Victoria. The college is for students studying science, technology, engineering and maths subjects with a focus on transport...   More »

CONNECT WESTMINSTER

1 September 2017 On 24 August, Cllr Robert Davis, MBE DL, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Business, Culture and Heritage at Westminster City Council launched the council’s ultrafast broadband offer. The Connect Westminster broadband scheme will enable SMEs within...   More »

LONDON PLAN ROUNDTABLE WITH LONDON FIRST

Monday 17 June 2017 On Friday last week, the WPA and London First held a joint roundtable with the GLA to discuss the West End in the emerging London Plan. Two senior policymakers from the GLA spoke to Board...   More »

Westminster City Council statement on housing delivery

14 June 2017 Westminster City Council has today issued an interim statement on its new approach to housing delivery. This note is about applying current policy in a more stringent way. WPA is working to ensure members’ interests are represented to...   More »