Congratulations to Victoria Borwick, who just won selection as the Conservative candidate for Kensington. Commiserations to Shaun Bailey and Charlotte Vere, the other finalists.

Victoria was selected in the first ballot, meaning she secured over 50 per cent of the vote. Here’s her bio from our earlier article on the shortlist:

  • Victoria Borwick. A former Kensington and Chelsea councillor, Borwick is currently a Member of the London Assembly and Deputy Mayor of London. She has twice stood to be the Conservative Mayoral candidate, coming second in 2008 to Boris Johnson. Most of her professional life was spent in events and events management, both in the corporate and art worlds. In recent months she has been campaigning against the mansion tax.