Councillor Ian Gilbert

Contact Ian:

Home address: 
132 Central Avenue

Phone:  01702 212878



  • Member of the Council (Since May 2008)
  • Place Scrutiny Committee
  • Standards Committee
  • The Shareholder Board

Outside Bodies

  • East of England LGA Local Government Employers’ Panel
  • PSP Southend LLP
  • Key Cities
  • Opportunity South Essex
  • South East European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) Sub-committee
  • South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
  • Thames Gateway Housing Group
  • Thames Gateway Strategic Group


Ian has lived in Southend since 2001 and was first elected to the council in May 2008. He holds a degree in Economics & Political Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Development Policy from the University of Birmingham.

Along with other councillors, Ian regularly attends residents’ and community meetings in the ward and has been involved with a number of public initiatives there including the Better Start Fund cluster panel and the Community First panel.

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