By Owen Sheppard, Native Democracy Correspondent
Conservative councillors in Westminster have chosen Woman Rachael Robathan to turn out to be the brand new chief of the council.
On Wednesday she was chosen by councillors from the borough’s majority Tory group to turn out to be their new chief. The choice means she has all however secured the job of council chief.
Woman Robathan will formally take workplace after a full council assembly subsequent Wednesday, when a vote shall be held between all of the borough’s councillors at Marylebone City Corridor.
Her colleague, councillor Jonathan Glanz, this morning wrote on Twitter: “Congratulations to Rachael Robathan on being elected as Chief of the Conservative Group @CityWestminster. Wanting ahead to working with you to offer the very best, most effective and cost-effective companies to all our residents and companies.”
Woman Robathan will change Nickie Aiken, who ran the council for 2 years, and was elected as the brand new MP for Cities of London and Westminster eventually month’s common election.
Her present function on the council is cupboard member for finance, property and regeneration, and she or he represents Knightsbridge and Belgravia ward.
In keeping with her register of pursuits on Westminster council’s web site, she is a member of the Massive Lottery Fund’s UK board, and beforehand held an unpaid function as an advisor to Metro Financial institution.
Final month she was additionally appointed to the board of Aurora Funding Belief Plc.
Aged 57, she lives close to Horseferry Highway and is married to Lord Andrew Robathan, a former minister who stood down as a Conservative MP in 2014.
Councillor Rachael Robathan, left, with Nickie Aiken MP (Image: Westminster council)
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