Mayor looks for Royal party champion in Barking and Dagenham

BORIS Johnson has appointed former EastEnders actress Barbara Windsor as his Royal street party champion.

Windsor, 73, will encourage Barking and Dagenham people to organise parties for Kate & Wills’ wedding on April 29.

The London Mayor has written to Barking and Dagenham Council in a bid to find and sign up a local champion.

The veteran actress said: “I am delighted to be working alongside the Mayor as his street party ambassador and will enjoy getting out across London to encourage people to get involved.”