COUNCILLOR PROFILES

OUR COUNCILLORS

The Labour Group on Southend Council currently consists of eleven councillors who represent Blenheim Park, Kursaal, Milton, Victoria and Westborough wards.

Their job is to oversee the work of the council and to represent and act as advocates for the people of the wards they represent. They are also involved with local groups and residents’ associations, attend community events and hold regular advice surgeries.

The Conservatives currently have a majority on Southend Council. However, Labour is the largest opposition party and seeks to work constructively with Independent councillors to defend, protect and improve public services across the town.

Advice surgeries are held on the first and third Saturday of each month from 10am-12noon at the Labour Party office, 268 Sutton Road, Southend on Sea, SS2 5ET. There are additional ‘street surgeries’ held locally in wards: In Kursaal by our Councillors Matt Dent and Helen McDonald (call Matt on 07779 413772 for details of the next one) and in Milton by our Councillors Cheryl Nevin and Julian Ware-Lane (call Cheryl on 07790 595232 for details). Our Blenheim Park Ward Councillor Laurie Burton holds drop in advice surgeries on the fourth Friday of each month, 5pm at Westcliff High School for Boys and on the second Saturday of each month, 9am at Kent Elms Library. All of our councillors can be contacted using the links below.

Click on the links below to see that councillor’s profile and contact details.

Blenheim Park Ward

Laurie Burton

Kursaal Ward

Matt Dent

Helen McDonald

Milton Ward

Cheryl Nevin

Julian Ware-Lane

Victoria Ward

Margaret Borton

Ian Gilbert

David Norman

Westborough Ward

Anne Jones

Kevin Robinson

Charles Willis

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