Tuesday 20 May 2014

H&F Labour's Candidates For Askew

Here are some details about H&F Labour's candidates for Askew. You can find your polling station by putting your post code into this link.

Lisa Homan
Lisa has lived in the borough for over 30 years, representing Askew since 2006.  Among her achievements, she has got new play equipment for local parks and exposed the council’s entrapment of drivers in Askew. She is the shadow cabinet member for Crime & Anti-Social Behaviour and is active on the Transport, Environment and Residents Services Select Committees. 
Lisa is a trustee of the local Citizens Advice Bureau and was a school governor for 13 years. A former Cabinet member for Housing, she is concerned about the lack of affordable new homes for residents. Lisa is married with one daughter. She rarely misses a Chelsea home match and enjoys running.
Caroline Needham
Caroline was born at Queen Charlotte's hospital a few months before Labour created our great NHS. She has lived in the borough for 40 years, seven of them in Askew, representing the ward since in 2010. As the shadow cabinet member for Education and Children's Services, she has campaigned for better education for all our children.
Caroline became interested in social justice as a welfare volunteer in Shepherds Bush Market. She has run services in the voluntary sector and local government. Her last job before retirement was managing social policy research for Help the Aged - a good preparation for later life!
Rory Vaughan
A Shepherds Bush resident, Rory has lived in the borough for the past 16 years. He has been an Askew councillor since 2006 and is a school governor at Pope John in White City. As the shadow cabinet member for Health and Adult Social Care, he has helped lead the fight against plans to close the A&Es at Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals. 
Rory works as a financial regulator and his hobbies include football, reading and travel. He is married with two children.

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