Aiken, Nickie

Nickie Aiken is‌ ‌the Conservative MP‌ ‌for‌ the Cities of London and Westminster, ‌having‌ ‌first‌ ‌been‌ ‌elected‌ ‌to‌ ‌Parliament‌ ‌in‌ 2019‌.

As per its name, her constituency covers the very heart of London and includes the financial districts of London and Westminster itself.   Most of London’s major landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, the Bank of England, Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, London’s Theatre district, and Oxford Street are contained within this seat.

In a tightly fought three way contest  in 2019, Aiken won with‌ ‌a‌ ‌majority‌ ‌of 3,953‌ over‌ ‌the‌ ‌Liberal Democrats where the seat was contested by the former Labour MP turned Liberal Democrat, Chuka Umuna.  With over 71% supporting Remain in the 2016 EU referendum, the local electorate in this constituency were amongst the most opposed to Brexit of anywhere in England.

Born‌ ‌in 1969, Nickie Aiken was‌ ‌educated‌ ‌at‌ Exeter University. She worked in Public Relations for Bradford and Bingley, and as Press Secretary to William Hague before being elected to Parliament.

First elected to Westminster City Council in 2006, she was elected Leader the Council in 2017 before stepping down in 2019.

At Westminster, she is Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Groups for the Short Lets Sector, and Vice Chair on the All Party Parliamentary Groups on Homelessness, Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative, and Theatre.

She is married with two children, and lives in Pimlico.

Email – nickie.aiken.mp@parliament.uk

Website‌ ‌–‌ ‌ ‌ www.nickieaiken.org.uk

Twitter‌ ‌–‌ ‌ ‌@NickieAiken_MP