Nickie Aiken

  • A huge step forward on ending rough sleeping

    28 February 2022

    By scrapping the Vagrancy Act we are a huge step closer to ending rough sleeping, says the MP who led the campaign, Nickie Aiken.

  • Let’s back the tourist tax

    15 October 2019

    Cllr Nickie Aiken argues that a modest levy on overnight visitor stays raised locally would go straight into services that help to boost tourism.

  • Support for outreach heroes

    25 September 2019

    Nickie Aiken outlines the key aims of a campaign that seeks to make it easy to donate to a ‘hidden network of heroes’ in a targeted way, helping rough sleepers in Westminster

  • No time to waste in boosting early intervention

    22 July 2019

    Cllr Nickie Aiken says early intervention programmes across London are creating higher quality, responsive provisions that prevent needs from escalating, and helping to manage costs.

  • The problem solvers

    21 March 2019

    Cllr Nickie Aitken says it is time for the sector to stop pleading poverty and start working on solutions to the financial issues ahead.

  • Let’s call it a day on the phrase 'women’s rights!'

    08 March 2019

    On International Women's Day, Leader of Westminster City Council Nickie Aiken - who says she has been a campaigner for equality all her life - asks if we can find a new phrase for 'women's rights'.

  • Walking a tightrope

    07 November 2012

    Nickie Aiken considers the tough job councils have when faced with events such as the Rochdale and Rotherham child abuse cases.

  • Payment by results 'is a step in the right direction'

    04 April 2012

    Cllr Nickie Aiken,welcomes the new extra cash for troubled families.