Live web chat: Siobhan Benita - Stylist's Lunchtime Masterclass Web Chats - Stylist Magazine

  • Siobhan Benita
  • Siobhan Benita

Siobhan Benita

London mayoral candidate answers your questions

We were recently joined for a lunchtime masterclass with the Independent candidate for London's mayoral elections, Siobhan Benita.

Siobhan is the daughter of an Anglo-Indian mother and a Cornish father. She is a born-and-bred Londoner who was born in Merton and now lives in New Malden, Kingston with her husband and two daughters.

Siobhan joined the Civil Service in 1996, working at the heart of the government for many years. As a senior official at the Cabinet Office, she has worked with ministers and officials at the very highest levels and has devoted a lot of her time to improving gender equality in the workplace. She recently resigned from her senior Whitehall job to run in the mayoral election.

Siobhan prides herself on the fact that she is not a party politician. Unlike Boris Johnson or Ken Livingstone, she says that as Mayor of London she would not waste time fighting tired political battles. Instead, she wants to focus on the day-to-day concerns of Londoners, including prioritising education, improving transport, building safer neighbourhoods and increasing opportunities for businesses. Click here to read more about Siobhan's policies.

This web chat has now finished but you can read all the questions posed to Siobhan and her replies below

Tags: lunchtime masterclass

Share on

or email.

  • Facebook
  • Digg
  • Delicious
Add a comment

Comments

Add a comment

Our Most…

Olympic Athlete

Could you be an Olympic Athlete?

Have the Olympics encouraged you to try a new…

More
office

How to make your workplace more efficient

What if clocking in nine to five, Monday to…

More

A-list Instagram pics of the week

While most celebrities have been involving…

More
World's first one-person restaurant is on it's way to London

World's first solo-dining restaurant is on its way to London

Amsterdam's pop-up restaurant Eenmaal, the…

More
This dog pool party will give you that warm summer feeling again

This dog pool party will give you that warm summer feeling again

We're not very happy about this chilly August- we…

More

Lena Dunham posts Girls Season 4 teaser on Instagram

Girls may not be returning to our screens until…

More