The Review

The review will examine concerns of institutional racism[1]; the scope of which centres on whether institutional racism has existed, (exists) within Westway Trust, if so, how it has manifested and its impact on the communities served by
the Trust.

[1] This review adopts the definition of institutional racism as outlined
in the Macpherson Inquiry 1999.


Extension of timeframe for written submissions.

Due to technical problems with the portal between 19th November -20 November 2018. We have e xtended the timeframe for written submissions. The portal will now close for written submissions on the 22nd December 2018.

To submit an entry we require you to login with a Google affiliated account for additional security. If you currently do not have one, please follow the prompts when going through to the form. Alternatively use the account creation link here.

Statement on Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) signed by former Westway Trust Employees

In respect of the review into Institutional Racism at Westway Trust, Westway Trust will waiver all Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) signed by former employees of Westway Trust for the purpose of engaging solely with the review process and no other process.

The Review - Actions To Date

» Actions to date report


If you have any queries about the review and the review process, or would like support with submitting written evidence you can contact the following.

Secretary to the Review

Mrs. Christine Okiya
Mbl: 07950 417344

Head of the Review

Dr. Habashi FRSA
Mbl: 079088 12577

If you would like help with submitting evidence through the secure portal you can contact the Joint Chair of the Community Advisory Group (CAG) to the Review, Niles Hailstones (Chair, Westway 23 and One Voice Community Collective)

Niles Hailstones
Mbl: 07949 890 245

Press Downloads

» Final Press Release Westway Trust

Review Interviews

Interview - Dates, Times and Venues

The interviews will take place during the period 21st January – 25th February. Interviews will be up to a maximum duration of 2 hours and will be conducted by the Head of the Review, Dr. Habashi FRSA.

Book an interview Monday - Friday

21st January – 25th February

Book an interview Saturday - Sunday

21st January – 25th February

Document Downloads

Review - Terms of Reference

» Review Terms of Reference PDF

Review Timeline

» Review Timeline


In order to strengthen the review, two governance arrangements, aimed at ensuring trust and confidence in the review process and community and expert involvement have been established. These are the Community Advisory Group to the Review and the Review Advisory Board.

» Schedule of Meetings CAG PDF
» Community Advisory Group to the Review PDF
» Advisory board to The Review
» Schedule Advisory Board to the Review

Review Process

» How to request an interview
» Process for public participation
» Review Process
» Review Structure

Review Costs

» Cost of the Review

Independent Observer to the Community Advisory Group

The Community Advisory Group to the Review would like to extend to the community of North Kensington, the opportunity to observe one of its scheduled meetings, which will take place on the following dates, times and venues.

Date Time Venue
Thursday 13th December 2018 18.00 - 20.00 Kensington and Chelsea Social Council
111-117 Lancaster Road Museum of Brands
Car Park Entrance,
W11 1QT
Monday 25th February 2019 15.00-17.00 The Tabernacle
34-35 Powis Square
W11 2AY

If you live in North Kensington and are interested in the work of the Community Advisory Group to the Review and would like to be an independent observer. Please contact the stating, your name, the organisation you are representing if any, your address, the reason you want to be an independent observer and the date of the meeting you would like to attend. Applicants for the role of independent observer need to be over 18 years old.

Only one place will be allocated per meeting. A new series of dates starting in March 2019 will be circulated in February 2019.