Antonia Cox

Antonia Cox was elected to the council in a by-election in 2012. Posts held include Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Licensing and Chairman of the Pension Fund Committee. Antonia is Vice Chairman of Governors at Marylebone Boys' School in North Wharf Road. 

Those of us who know this area well appreciate its thriving community and church groups, and wonderful Hyde Park on our doorsteps. As a councillor, Antonia is  keen to do all she can to help residents tackle the traffic, planning and crime in what is a very busy and much visited part of London. 

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: hydepark@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

Westminster City Council Opens Dudley House

Conservative-led Westminster City Council is committed to making Westminster an affordable place to live and work. To this end, the Council has just completed another innovative affordable housing scheme in Paddington Basin. 

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.

See Also

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.

Ian Adams

Ian Adams was first elected to Westminster City Council in 2002.  He has lived on the Hyde Park Estate with his partner, now husband, Christopher since 2001.  Ian has wide-ranging interests at Westminster Council.

Nickie Aiken

Nickie Aiken has lived in the Warwick ward for over 20 years, and is married with two children both of whom attended the local church primary school before going onto secondary education. 

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. 

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.

Margot Bright

Margot has lived in Westminster for over 30 years. During that time, she has been an active within the community as a long-standing member local residents’ associations; SEBRA and BRA. Margot has also sat on the Safer Neighbourhoods Panel and serves as a trustee of Paddington Charities.

Susie Burbridge

Susie was elected as a councillor in 1998 whilst continuing to work in Parliament. She grew up in Yorkshire with her six brothers and sisters and left for London at the age of 24 to open a travel business. She is very much a family person and has a son and daughter.

Melvyn Caplan

Melvyn has been a councillor for Little Venice Ward since 1990 and has lived in the area for more than 30 years.  He is currently chairman of the Housing and Finance policy and scrutiny committee.