Councillors, MEPs & MP

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YOUR COULSDON EAST COUNCILLORS

Councillor Margaret Bird- Coulsdon East Councillor

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Margaret was elected on 22nd May 2014. . Political affiliations – Conservative. Ward – Coulsdon East.

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 Chris Wright – Coulsdon East Councillor

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Councillor Chris Wright is an Coulsdon East Councillor as, as such, he often attends ECRA Committee Meetings

Political affiliations – Conservative. Ward – Coulsdon East. – Positions / Chairmanships held / Memberships of outside bodies:- Planning Committee  – Coulsdon & District Day Nursery Fund – Croydon Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership – Croydon Greenlink – Downlands Countryside Management Project Steering Group – Environment Partnership – Public Transport Liaison Panel – Public Rights of Way Sub-Committee – South & West London Transport Conference – South East London Boroughs Transport Strategy Steering Group

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. Address – 44 Homefield Road, Old Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 1ES. – Telephone – 01737 555581 – Email –  Advice and benefits Business Community and living Council and democracy Education and learning Environment Health and social care Housing Leisure and culture Planning and regeneration Transport and streets

Councillor James Thompson – Coulsdon East Councillor

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James Thompson  was elected on 22nd May 2014.  Political affiliations – Conservative. Ward – Coulsdon East.

James grew up and was educated in Coulsdon East. He is now a London based Project Manager, having previously worked abroad for a leading financial company. He is Chair of Croydon Conservative Future, the under 30s wing of the party and is passionate about wanting to engage with young people to get them involved in politics. James is committed to ensuring Coulsdon East develops in the right way, with strong reliable services and provisions for new and existing residents.

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.

COULSDON WEST COUNCILLORS AND OTHERS

Councillor Luke Clancy – Coulsdon West Councillor

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Luke Clancy was elected on 22nd May 2014.   Political affiliations – Conservative. Ward – Coulsdon East.

In the current administration, in opposition, Luke is a reserve member of the Pension committee, Ethics Committee and General Purposes and Audit Committee

He can be contacted on 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 Jeet Bains – Coulsdon West Councillor

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Councillor  Jeet Bains is a Coulsdon West Councillor. Political Affiliation – Conservative

 

Jeet is a management consultant living in Croydon.  Formerly a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte and now works independently. He has lived in Croydon since 1989, is married and has two children in local schools. Volunteers with local organisations. He has also been involved in organising the annual Croydon Mela, contributing to inter-faith initiatives, working with CroydonCollege and MaydayHospital.

Positions / Chairmanships held / Memberships of outside bodies:- Children Learning & Leisure Scrutiny Sub-Committee, Woodmansterne Charities

Surgery Details – First Saturday of the month, 10am-11:30am, Coulsdon Community Centre, Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, CR5 3BE. – Address – 49 Church Way, SouthCroydon, CR2 0JU. – Telephone – 020 8404 3407Email –

Councillor Mario Creatura- Coulsdon West Councillor

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Mario Creatura was elected to Coulsdon West Ward on 22nd May 2014.  Political affiliations – Conservative. Ward – Coulsdon West.

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.  –

FULL LIST OF CROYDON COUNCILLORS

For a full list of Councillors elected in Croydon, go to  http://www.croydon.gov.uk/democracy/elected/allcouncillors/

Councillor Steve O’Connell – GLA Member Croydon & Sutton

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Councillor Steve O’Connell is of interest to Coulsdon in his regenereation capacity and as the London Assembly Member for Croydon and Sutton and his contact with Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.

Political affiliations – Conservative. 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 –

Chris Philp MP

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Conservative Member of Parliament for Croydon South –

Website –  http://www.chrisphilp.com/contact.asp

Postal Address: The House of Commons, London, SW1A OAA – holds regular advice surgeries at:- 36 Brighton Road , Purley , CR8 2LG

E-Mail address :-

His advice surgery.. Please call my office on 020 7219 8026 to make an appointment.

LONDON MEPs

We will update who the new MEPa are for The nine London MEPs represent you in the European Parliament. They scrutinise proposed European Laws and the budget of the European Union and provide oversignt of its other decision making bodies.  – Once the results are in, there may be some changes to the list below

MEP Syed Kamall – Conservative

Deatils of Syed Kamall can be found on – http://www.syedkamall.com/

MEP Charles Tannock – Conservative

Details of Dr Charles Tannock can be found on – http://www.charlestannock.com/

MEP Lucy Anderson – Labour

WEB www.lucyanderson.org/ – EMAIL 

MEP Jean Lambert- Green party

Details of Jean Lambertcan be found on – http://www.jeanlambertmep.org.uk/

MEP Mary Honeyball – Labour Party

Website for details of Mary Honeyball – http://www.secularism.org.uk/maryhoneyballmep.html

MEP Claude Moraes – Labour Party

Details for Claude Moraes can be found on – http://www.europarl.europa.eu/members/public/geoSearch/view.do?country=GB&partNumber=1&zone=London&language=EN&id=4519

MEP Seb Dance – Labour

Details about Seb Dance can be found – http://www.sebdance.com/ 

MEP Gerard Batten – UKIP

Details of Gerard Batten can be found on – http://www.gerardbatten.co.uk/