Name: Mrs Nickie Aiken
Born: 4 February 1969
Constituency: Cities of London and Westminster.
Nicola Jane “Nickie” Aiken is a British politician serving as the Member of Parliament for Cities of London and Westminster since 2019. She attended Exeter University. Mrs. Nickie Aiken MP served as the leader of Westminster City Council from 2017 to 2020.
Nickie Aiken worked in public relations for the Bradford and Bingley before running William Hague’s office as a press secretary. After serving for 8 years, she became a Member of Parliament and Leader of Westminster City Council in 2017 before resigning the post.
Her husband, Alex is the UK Government’s communications chief.
As the leader of this council, Mrs Aiken pioneered a scheme where residents can volunteer their time and expertise for public projects in return for tax concessions.
The wealthiest residents of Westminster can choose to donate to a ring-fenced community fund focused on improving young people’s life chances, tackling loneliness among the elderly and helping the homeless.
Nickie went against her party for the Brexit referendum vote. Aiken voted to Remain in the EU in 2016. When it didn’t go her way, she supported Boris Johnson’s deal.
Last Election Results:
Mrs Nickie Aiken won 17,049 votes out of a possible 42,729. This represents a 39.9% majority in her constituency. There was a voter turnout of 67.1%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to the Nationality and Borders Bill: Second Reading.
Voted Nay to the Armed Forces Bill: Report Stage: Amendment 2.
Voted Aye to the Health and Care Bill: Second Reading
Voted Aye to the Treasury update on international aid.
Voted Nay to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill: Reasoned Amendment to Second Reading.
Voted Nay to the Motion to revoke: Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021 No. 184)
Voted Aye Trade Bill: Third Reading
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