Councillors, MEPs & MPs
Councillors: Old Coulsdon
Councillor Margaret Bird – Conservative
Margaret was elected on 22nd May 2014.
Positions: Member of Licensing Committee; Scrutiny Children and Young people Sub-committee ; Children and Families Partnership. Outside bodies: Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green.School Councillor , Oasis Byron and Chair of Governors Applegarth Academy, New Addington.
Address: 14 Coulsdon Rise, Coulsdon, CR5 2SA email
Awaiting the council phone line but for now please use 01737 555573
Surgery Details – Last Saturday of the month, (No surgery in August & December) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, The Guide Hall, (rear of) Tudor Parade, Coulsdon Road, Old Coulsdon.
Councillor Steve Hollands – Conservative
Councillor Steve Hollands was elected to the Old Coulsdon Ward on 23rd May 2018. Previously he was a Councillor in the Kenley Ward.
c/o Town Hall, Katharine Street,Croydon, CR0 1NX
Mobile: 07770 584 026
Councillors: Coulsdon Town
Councillor Luke Clancy – Conservative
Luke Clancy was elected on 22nd May 2014, re-elected on 7th May 2018.
He can be contacted by email:
Luke has lived in Croydon for 14 years and was a former Croydon Councillor for South Norwood Ward. From 2006-10 he served as Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee, Deputy Cabinet Member for Regeneration and was a Trustee of Croydon Council Pension Fund. He was also a school governor, a Safer Neighbourhood Team Ward Panel member and involved in various community interest groups. Luke works as a financial journalist and in his spare time enjoys long distance running.
Surgery Details – First Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m., Coulsdon Community Centre, Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, CR5 3BE.- Address – c/o Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX
Councillor Mario Creatura – Conservative
Mario Creatura was elected on 22nd May 2014, re-elected on 7th May 2018.
Mario is a lifelong Croydon resident. He was state educated locally before going to university. He works as a Parliamentary Researcher for Gavin Barwell MP. He has worked in PR and Marketing at the University of Surrey, the 1994 Group and the National Union of Students. He is a mentor for local charity, Lives Not Knives, helping to keep young people out of trouble and supports social action across the borough, including regularly helping with Sewa Day. He believes in community engagement and tries to get as many people involved in politics as possible, regardless of political inclination.
Surgery Details – First Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Coulsdon Community Centre, Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, CR5 3BE. –
Councillor Ian Parker – Conservative
Ian Parker was elected to Coulsdon Town Ward on 7th May 2018.
Former Coulsdon West (2010-2014) and Deputy Cabinet Member.
Greater London Assembly
Councillor Steve O’Connell – GLA Member Croydon & Sutton – Conservative
Councillor Steve O’Connell is of interest to Coulsdon in his regeneration capacity and as the London Assembly Member for Croydon and Sutton and his contact with Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.
GLA bodies and contact:-
GLA responsibilities – Member of the Budget Monitoring Sub-Committee – Member of the Planning and Housing Committee – Member of the Metropolitan Police Authority – Member of Transport Committee – Contact details – GLA City Hall The Queen’s Walk London SE1 2AA. – Telephone: 020 7983 4353 Email: %20Croydon">steve.o’ Croydon
Ward – Kenley. – Positions / Chairmanships held / Memberships of outside bodies – Croydon Enterprise Cabinet Committee (Chair) – Croydon Business – Croydon Strategic Partnership Board – Greater London Enterprise – North West Croydon Regeneration Forum Working Group – South Wandle Regeneration Partnership – Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Surgery Details – First Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 36 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2LG.
If preferred also by private appointment and will visit residents at home.
Address – c/o Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX –
Telephone – 020 8726 6000 ext: 63806 – or 0208 763 8644 –
Email – ">steve.o’
OTHER GLA MEMBERS
Murad Qureshi – The LabourParty List Member –
Caroline Pidgeon – The Liberal Democrat List Member –
Jennie Jones – The Green Party List Member –
Member of Parliament
Chris Philp MP – Conservative
Postal Address: The House of Commons, London, SW1A OAA
Holds regular advice surgeries at: 36 Brighton Road, Purley , CR8 2LG
Advice surgery (for appointments): 020 7219 8026
Your 8 London MEPs represent you in the European Parliament. They scrutinise proposed European laws and the budget of the European Union, and provide oversight of its other decision-making bodies.
Seb Dance (Labour)
Claude Moraes (Labour)
Scott Ainslie (Green)
Ben Habib (The Brexit Party)
Lance Forman (The Brexit Party)
Luisa Porritt (Liberal Democrat)
Dinesh Dhamija (Liberal Democrat)
Irine Von Wiese (Liberal Democrat)