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Victoria Borwick

London Assembly Member and MP

3 May 2012


  • Member of the Police and Crime Committee
  • Member of the Transport Committee
  • Member of Parliament for Kensington
Victoria Borwick's expenses
Register of Members' Interests - Victoria Borwick
Register of Members' Interests - Victoria Borwick
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Victoria Borwick Gifts and Hospitality


Victoria was elected as a Member of the London Assembly in 2008 and serves on the Transport Committee and the Police and Crime Committee. 

Victoria has recently launched “The Invisible Costs of Mental Ill Health” which is the Mayor’s report on the cost of Mental Health to the London Economy. She has spoken on behalf of the Mayor at conferences on reducing the use of illicit tobacco, early intervention on alcohol abuse, reducing obesity and issues surrounding dementia. Victoria has also campaigned for more action to be taken on the issue of FGM across London.

On the Transport Committee Victoria has led the investigation on reducing the congestion in Oxford Street and examined more innovative solutions to the transport issues in this part of London. As Chairman of the Health and Public Services committee at the GLA, Victoria has worked in cross party groups on improving access to childcare, reducing fuel poverty, a review of the emergency services including detailed work on the London Ambulance Service and how the GLA can help children in care. 

As a Member of the Metropolitan Police Authority, Victoria was the Chairman of the Civil Liberties Panel, and led the scrutiny of public order policing “Responding to G20”, and a review of the use of DNA in policing: “Protecting the innocent.” Within the MPA, she was also Vice Chairman of the Communities, Equalities and People Committee. She has also served on the Economics, Culture and Sport Committee, including working on the scrutiny of the security for the Olympic Games. Victoria has previously served on the Standards Committee and Confirmation Hearings Committee.

Victoria was born in London and has lived and worked here all her life. Married to Jamie, they have four children; Victoria had twenty years in business before going into politics. In her business life she was a Director of Clarion Events, a subsidy of the P&O group. She has been a Kensington and Chelsea Councillor since 2002, and is Chairman of Borough Community Relations. Victoria is also a Freeman of the City of London from 1999 and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Company from 2000.

Victoria is the Member of Parliament for Kensington. 

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

Contact details:
City Hall
The Queen's Walk
London SE1 2AA

Telephone: 020 7983 4955

Press releases for

London bids to build on 2012 legacy as a friendly city
12 May 2015

'Friendly London', published by City Hall, sets out the work being done by the Mayor's team to maintain the momentum sparked by the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. During that historic summer, every effort - from Team London Ambassadors providing a warm welcome to tourists, to increased...

Zandra Rhodes joins Deputy Mayor to call for more women to come forward for breast screening
14 October 2014

• State of the art breast screening unit opens by Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
• Drive to boost screening amongst minority ethnic communities and women on low incomes

Mayor of London backs Change4Life drive to get children more active
15 July 2014

As Public Health England launches a major new Change4Life campaign to get children more active during the summer holidays, the Deputy Mayor of London, Victoria Borwick is today visiting St Luke's CE primary school on the Isle of Dogs, to see first-hand what it is doing to improve pupils' health...