Jason Perry is married with two children, aged nineteen and seventeen, and lives in South Croydon Ward. He represented Croham from 2002 to 2018, and South Croydon from 2018 to present and has been a Croydon Councillor since 1994.
Mario Creatura is a lifelong Croydon resident and has been a Coulsdon Councillor since 2014. He was state educated locally before being the first in his family to go on to university. He is married to Amy, a local SEN teacher, and they are new parents to twin boys.
Shadow Cabinet Member for Resources and Financial Governance
Vidhi Mohan was born in India and has lived in Croydon since 2000. He is a management consultant with the transport industry, advising both public and private sector clients on the feasibility, funding and implementation of transport schemes both in the UK and internationally.
Helen Redfern has lived in Croydon since 2004 and quickly became involved in volunteering locally. She consults regularly with residents associations, the Police Ward Panel and is an active member of St Mary's church. She works as a perinatal teacher, working with expectant and new parents.
Shadow Cabinet Member for Homes and Gateway Services
Lynne Hale has lived in Sanderstead for 30 years. She worked locally as a healthcare professional for over twenty years before, having settled her three children into their Croydon schools, she moved into politics.
Shadow Cabinet Member for Families, Health and Social Care
Yvette Hopley has lived in and around Sanderstead all her life. From an education in a local state school she went on to spend almost ten years working in Public & Government Relations for an American Oil company. Yvette lives with Chris and has a daughter Natasha and grandson Hugh.
Now semi-retired I moved with my family from Fulham to South Croydon in 2006 whilst still working full time in Central London. Originally from an engineering background I latterly specialised in projects to improve the safety, efficiency and quality of business services.
Shadow Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Resilience
Andy Stranack has been active in the Forestdale and Selsdon area for twenty years and has helped set up the Ment4 charity that provides mentoring services to young people at risk of being involved in the criminal justice system.
Shadow Cabinet Member for Planning, Environment and Transport
Gareth Streeter first moved to the Shirley area in 1999 originally to serve as a youth worker in a local church. Over the years, he has been involved in a range of projects and activities in the community.
Jason Cummings has been a Croydon Central resident for over 20 years. Married to Rachel, two teenage children. First elected in 2010 after career in general management, local church member and volunteer at floating homeless shelter. I play lower league cricket as a wicketkeeper.
Shadow Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Learning
Maria Gatland has lived and worked in South Croydon for more than 30 years. During that time she helped run the family business and cared for her husband during his long illness. Maria was elected to Croydon Council in 2002.
It is a very sad day for residents in Croydon and a particularly sad day for any residents living in the borough who are in receipt of adult social care services for it is these residents who are going to be disproportionately impacted by this budget. It is these residents who are unable to care
This years Council budget is very grim reading, over 6 years of financial mismanagement has resulted in merging, cutting, and reducing council services across the board, including vitally important frontline services such as the protection and investment in our library provision across the boroug
This week sees the publication of Croydon Council’s proposed budget for 2021/22 which will seek to claw back the savings necessary after the Labour Administration blew the Council budget over recent years. On top of this year’s cuts to Council services, around £50M of further savings will need to
Cllr. Andy Stranack (Shadow Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon and Communities) received his Pfizer COVID19 jab today at the Valley Park Surgery. Andy has Cerebral palsy, Crohn's disease and battled Bowl cancer a few years ago, so falls into Cohort 6 of the vaccination programme.