Councillor for Hounslow West
Bandna Chopra works as a Project Manager and Consultant in banking, and is an ex-President of the Women in Banking and Finance Group of the City of London. She is an active campaigner, particularly on women’s and equality issues, and has contributed to many debates on these subjects.
As a Councillor for Hounslow West in the last four years, Bandna has held regular surgeries and is committed to improving the environment and facilities for residents in Hounslow West. She has conducted ward walkabouts inspections with Hounslow Highways identifying repairs and improvements. Her ‘Hounslow West Action Days’ with Council Officer Teams have also tackled fly-tipping and ensured businesses in the area trade legally.
Bandna has supported local businesses through her work with Hounslow Chamber of Commerce and by setting up and chairing the initial Councillor Local Business SME meeting in Hounslow West, which assisted SMEs and local businesses to work together.
In addition, Bandna has been an active member of the Council Planning Committee, which has made major decisions for the development and improvement of the Borough of Hounslow as a whole. She has also chaired the local Central Hounslow Area Forum, ensuring participation and input from Councillors and residents alike.
Bandna engages with places of worship, for many faith groups, charities and community organisations in the area she represents, and successfully lobbied to have Poppies posted on lamp posts in Hounslow West to commemorate our war heroes on Remembrance Day.