Deputy Cabinet Member for Children and Young People
Samir has lived in and around Purley his whole life. His family has been in Croydon for over 50 years and he attended local schools. He has been involved in local politics for a number of years and is looking forward to working to have a Council which positively delivers for residents.
Holly lives in Purley and Woodcote, and has been concerned about the increasing number of developments in the area. Her priority is making sure that Purley sees the right developments taking place that preserve the character of the area.
Alasdair has lived in Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown since 2016. In the past, he has run his own business, and worked in the public and private sectors. For the last decade, he has held senior roles in national and local charities, including here in Croydon.
A few years ago, the Council started planting lots of trees in the North & Centre of the borough, but the South was strangely omitted from the calculations, despite the large number of trees being cut down every month as a result of the reckless approval of so many entirely inappropriate plan