Aston was the Labour Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for his home Constituency of Southend West in the 2019 General Election.

For the last couple of years he has represented Labour Party members in Chalkwell Ward in our fight for the Council. In October 2020 Aston was selected by Party members to be their Candidate in Westborough Ward, and on Thursday 6th May 2021, Aston was elected to Southend-on-Sea Borough Council as Member for Westborough.

Born and raised in Southend, Aston is a small business manager and an active community campaigner for causes including our NHS, the environment, and affordable housing.

You can follow Aston’s campaigns using the links below:





Contact Aston:

Aston holds drop-in advice surgeries on the first Monday of every month 12-2pm at Westcliff Library (no appointment needed) or you can contact him at any time using the details below.
Post: Aston Line, Southend Labour, 268 Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 5ET
Telephone: 07392 315457


  • Member of The Council (first elected 6th May 2021)
  • Appeals Committee A
  • Licensing Committee
  • Licensing Sub-Committee C
  • People Scrutiny Committee

Working Parties

  • Corporate Services And Performance Delivery Working Party
  • Adult Social Care And Health Integration Working Party
  • People Scrutiny Programme Working Party (Project Team)

Outside Bodies (Council representative)

  • Southend-on-Sea Arts Council
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