Tim Mitchell has been a councillor since 1998 and currently represents St James’s ward, which covers the southern side of London’s West End. Tim is the council’s newly appointed chairman of licensing, heading up a committee of 15 councillors. Among his other roles, he is a director of the Safer London Business Crime Reduction Partnership that works in partnership with the Metropolitan Police to provide services to help businesses tackle crime across the capital. He also chairs the Westminster Entertainment Forum, is a member of the Local Government Association’s Betting Commission, and sits on the West End Partnership’s Improving the Quality of the Evening & Night Time Experience Task Group.
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