Victoria Borwick

London Assembly Member and Statutory Deputy Mayor

Party
Conservative
Tenure
3 May 2012
Responsibilities

2014-15

  • Deputy Mayor of London
  • Member of the Police and Crime Committee
  • Member of the Transport Committee
Constituency
Londonwide
Salary
£97,053
expenses
Victoria Borwick's expenses
Register of Members' Interests - Victoria Borwick
Register of Members' Interests - Victoria Borwick
Gifts and Hospitality
Victoria Borwick Gifts and Hospitality

Biography

As the Deputy Mayor of London, Victoria undertakes engagements on behalf of the Mayor and represents him at local and Londonwide events.

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.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

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

Telephone: 020 7983 4955
Email: victoria.borwick@london.gov.uk

Press releases for

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...

Zandra Rhodes to become Mayor's ambassador for breast cancer
9 July 2013

Award-winning fashion designer Zandra Rhodes CBE is to be the Breast Cancer Ambassador for London, the Mayor Boris Johnson announced today. In her new role she will help the Mayor raise awareness of the disease. Over 4,600 women in the capital are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and they...

‘Mobility schemes across the capital to get Olympic boost’, says Deputy Mayor
1 May 2013

A fleet of mobility scooters used to help people get the most out of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is set to be redistributed across the capital, the Deputy Mayor of London, Victoria Borwick, announced today.

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