Banksy is not a ‘disgrace’ – it is Westminster council that is a disgrace

Banksy artwork on wall saying: If Graffiti Changed Anything.

Councillor Robert Davis at his first planning committee since receiving an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List showed no signs of the humility normally associated with someone recognised for public service. If he was humbled, he was hiding it well. Davis was a sight to behold has he read out his lengthy declaration of interest before …

Breakfast in Belgravia: Westminster City Council and rights to light

Ancient lights sign.

Robert Davis, deputy leader of Westminster City Council, declared in his register of interests that on 18 September 2014 he accepted the gift of "Breakfast at the Goring Hotel to discuss Rights of Light" with Westminster Property Association. A warm breakfast and a hot topic for the City Council and property developers, it seems. And also for residents …