Cllr Barbara Thomson (Earlswood & Whitebushes)

I have lived in Whitebushes for 17 years, 11 as your councillor. I care about our community and have worked hard to deliver facilities for everyone, such as a new post office and play areas. If re-elected, I will work hard to keep our community a safe and great place. 

  • Has lived in Whitebushes for 11 years 
  • Has been a Borough Councillor for 11 years and County Councillor for 6 years 
  • Has set up and run local youth clubs 
  • Enjoys going to the gym 
  • Is Chair of the Earlswood Common conservation group 

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Bob Gardner (Merstham & Banstead South)

Bob Gardner has been your County Councillor for 4 years and has made enormous improvements. He has lived in Surrey for some 32 years with his wife.  He was born and educated in London.  He has four grown up children and three grandchildren.

Ken Gulati (Banstead, Woodmansterne & Chipstead)

Ken Gulati has lived in the area for most of his adult life. He is married with grown-up children and grandchildren. He runs his own practice locally as a legal aid solicitor and advocate. Professionally he has a close independent knowledge of the work of social services.

Jeff Harris (Tadworth, Walton & Kingswood)

Following a successful career in Policing, where one personal initiative was the introduction of CCTV onto London’s Buses, he attained the rank of Chief Superintendent.

Zully Grant-Duff (Reigate)

Zully and her husband Andrew have lived in the Borough of Reigate and Banstead for 29 years years, initially in Redhill and for the last 18 years in Reigate.

Cllr Derek Allcard (South Park & Woodhatch)

“I am Derek Allcard, and I have lived in the area for 18 years with my wife Gillian, just down the other end of Lonesome Lane.“I’m an engineer by profession, and having recently retired I have the time and enthusiasm to work as your Councillor if elected in May.

Cllr John Stephenson (Chipstead, Hooley & Woodmansterne)

A Chipstead resident for 40 years, on retirement from my profession as an accountant in 2007, I was elected to the Borough Council.As a Councillor, I have served on the Planning and Overview and Scrutiny Committees, overseeing the key financial and development policies of the Council. I have also served as Deputy Mayor for two years.

Graeme Crome (Merstham)

“Merstham has been my family home for nearly 60 years. My Grandparents moved to Bletchingley Road in the 1950's when the estate was built (my Grandfather designed the swimming pool at Albury Manor) and I moved to Delabole Road when I was 1.“I grew up attending both Furzefield and Albury Manor schools before moving to the Warwick School and onto East Surrey College.

Roger Newstead (Reigate Hill)

I have been one of the Borough Councillors for Reigate Hill for the past 15 years, during which time I have met many of you personally and have helped a number of you individually on Council related matters.I have worked with residents' associations within Reigate Hill and with my Borough and County Council colleagues to preserve the character of Reigate Hill in the face of pressure to increase the density of housing and restrict the provision of off-road parking.

George Curry - Tadworth & Walton

My name is  George Curry and I am standing for election as the Conservative candidate for Tadworth and Walton in the forthcoming ward By-Election on May 4th.

Cllr John Godden (Meadvale & St John's)

“I have lived in the Borough for 13 years having identified the area as having the perfect balance of open space and town facilities in which to bring up my family.

Cllr Vic Broad (Tadworth & Walton)

This will be the third time that I will have asked you to vote for me as your local Councillor. I do so by asking you to judge me on my record of achievement. Since I was first elected eight years ago, I have progressed to becoming Leader of the Council.

Cllr Rich Michalowski (Redhill West & Wray Common)

I’m a family man who lives and works here. I care about the people who live here and the place we live in. I want us to get value for money from our council services and see our money spent wisely. I’ll listen and help resolve your local issues.

Cllr Rich Michalowski (Redhill West & Wray Common)

I’m a family man who lives and works here. I care about the people who live here and the place we live in. I want us to get value for money from our council services and see our money spent wisely. I’ll listen and help resolve your local issues.

Cllr Rich Michalowski (Redhill West & Wray Common)

I’m a family man who lives and works here. I care about the people who live here and the place we live in. I want us to get value for money from our council services and see our money spent wisely. I’ll listen and help resolve your local issues.

Cllr Rich Michalowski (Redhill West & Wray Common)

I’m a family man who lives and works here. I care about the people who live here and the place we live in. I want us to get value for money from our council services and see our money spent wisely. I’ll listen and help resolve your local issues.

Gareth Owen (Reigate Hill)

As a long term local resident myself, who has commuted from, raised a family, and seen many changes in the borough over the years, I have a strong sense of belonging to the community in which I live.  
 

Cllr James Durrant (Earlswood & Whitebushes)

Since being first elected in 2012, my focus at the council has been making sure that Earlswood and Whitebushes benefits from the regeneration going on in Redhill. This has meant working with fellow ward councillors to get the best possible outcomes for developments at places like Heston Road, East Surrey Hospital and the RNIB site. I know that the green spaces in our ward are important for everyone so I will continue to ensure we prevent them being lost to inappropriate development.

Cllr Sam Walsh (Banstead Village)

I have represented the Village since 2006 and sit on the Borough Planning Committee to ensure your views are heard and concerns are openly dealt with.  I intend to continue in this role to use my professional knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of all residents of the Village.

Cllr Jamie Paul (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in the wider Tadworth ward all my life and have been a Tadworth resident for twenty-six years. I have been engaged in local politics since I was a teenager and am determined to preserve our wonderful communities through hard work and co-operation with my fellow councillors.

Cllr Rachel Turner (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in Tadworth for most of my life and have got to know and understand the issues confronting residents. Working with my fellow councillors and local businesses, I want to ensure Lower Kingswood, Tadworth and Walton becomes an even more special place to live and work in.

Cllr Tim Archer (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I grew up in Chipstead and moved back here with my young family after living in London for a number of years. My wider family still live locally and I’m proud to be able to represent the area that I grew up in and call home.

Cllr Keith Foreman (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

I am very proud of my record as a councillor. I have consistently worked for the needs of the community I represent. I have championed the needs of all residents, resulting in substantial improvements.  I have also been active in representing our needs with neighbouring councils.

Cllr Michael Blacker (Reigate)

I am an experienced Councillor, Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee and Chairman of the Reigate Heath Steering Committee. I support the YMCA and serve on several of their committees.  My aim is to keep trying to improve and maintain all the good things for all local residents.

Nadean Moses (Banstead Village)

I am a proud resident of Banstead Village, where I also work. I am keen to keep the village litter-free, with weekly litter-picking with Banstead Village in Bloom. I hope to work with businesses to reduce plastic pollution.

Cllr Sam Walsh (Banstead Village)

I have represented the Village since 2006 and sit on the Borough Planning Committee to ensure your views are heard and concerns are openly dealt with.  I intend to continue in this role to use my professional knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of all residents of the Village.

Cllr James King (South Park & Woodhatch)

I grew up in Reigate and live in Hitchings Way with my wife (who works at Dovers Green School), son and daughter. My family live in, and grew up in, South Park and Woodhatch - I briefly played as a youngster with South Park Football Club and have many friends and colleagues in our ward too.

Rita Renton (Reigate)

Years of service as a Councillor and local volunteer gives me a wide understanding of priorities relevant to our community.  With your support I will ensure that future development is appropriate, your Council Tax is used wisely and help is given to Reigate businesses to sustain jobs and economic

Cllr Rachel Turner (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in Tadworth for most of my life and have got to know and understand the issues confronting residents. Working with my fellow councillors and local businesses, I want to ensure Lower Kingswood, Tadworth and Walton becomes an even more special place to live and work in.

Cllr Tim Archer (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I grew up in Chipstead and moved back here with my young family after living in London for a number of years. My wider family still live locally and I’m proud to be able to represent the area that I grew up in and call home.

Caroline Neame (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have worked as a volunteer for The Children’s Trust and The Samaritans. As an active member of the Residents Association, I will, if elected, bring my experience of working within the community to the Borough Council, and will highlight the needs of local residents.

Cllr Sam Walsh (Banstead Village)

I have represented the Village since 2006 and sit on the Borough Planning Committee to ensure your views are heard and concerns are openly dealt with.  I intend to continue in this role to use my professional knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of all residents of the Village.

Cllr James King (South Park & Woodhatch)

I grew up in Reigate and live in Hitchings Way with my wife (who works at Dovers Green School), son and daughter. My family live in, and grew up in, South Park and Woodhatch - I briefly played as a youngster with South Park Football Club and have many friends and colleagues in our ward too.

Cllr Victor Lewanski (South Park & Woodhatch)

I have served as your local councillor for the past year and met many residents on the doorstep and can truly say that the residents of this ward have real community spirit and care about the area in which they live. Please keep contacting me with your views and opinions.

Cllr Rachel Turner (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in Tadworth for most of my life and have got to know and understand the issues confronting residents. Working with my fellow councillors and local businesses, I want to ensure Lower Kingswood, Tadworth and Walton becomes an even more special place to live and work in.

Cllr Tim Archer (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I grew up in Chipstead and moved back here with my young family after living in London for a number of years. My wider family still live locally and I’m proud to be able to represent the area that I grew up in and call home.

Cllr Mark Brunt (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

As a Merstham Councillor I have successfully campaigned to target council investment into Merstham including the new Merstham Community Hub. I established the Merstham Community Facility Trust, with the support of local residents, which continues to deliver vital community support activities.

Simon Rickman (South Park & Woodhatch)

As your local candidate and previous ward councillor for six years, I will ensure that all your views are heard and represented at the Council. I am a very approachable person with a passion for helping and resolving residents’ and community issues whether it’s parking, potholes or planning.

Cllr Sam Walsh (Banstead Village)

I have represented the Village since 2006 and sit on the Borough Planning Committee to ensure your views are heard and concerns are openly dealt with.  I intend to continue in this role to use my professional knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of all residents of the Village.

Cllr James King (South Park & Woodhatch)

I grew up in Reigate and live in Hitchings Way with my wife (who works at Dovers Green School), son and daughter. My family live in, and grew up in, South Park and Woodhatch - I briefly played as a youngster with South Park Football Club and have many friends and colleagues in our ward too.

Cllr Victor Lewanski (South Park & Woodhatch)

I have served as your local councillor for the past year and met many residents on the doorstep and can truly say that the residents of this ward have real community spirit and care about the area in which they live. Please keep contacting me with your views and opinions.

Cllr Rachel Turner (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in Tadworth for most of my life and have got to know and understand the issues confronting residents. Working with my fellow councillors and local businesses, I want to ensure Lower Kingswood, Tadworth and Walton becomes an even more special place to live and work in.

Cllr Tim Archer (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I grew up in Chipstead and moved back here with my young family after living in London for a number of years. My wider family still live locally and I’m proud to be able to represent the area that I grew up in and call home.

Cllr Mark Brunt (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

As a Merstham Councillor I have successfully campaigned to target council investment into Merstham including the new Merstham Community Hub. I established the Merstham Community Facility Trust, with the support of local residents, which continues to deliver vital community support activities.

Cllr James King (South Park & Woodhatch)

I grew up in Reigate and live in Hitchings Way with my wife (who works at Dovers Green School), son and daughter. My family live in, and grew up in, South Park and Woodhatch - I briefly played as a youngster with South Park Football Club and have many friends and colleagues in our ward too.

Cllr Victor Lewanski (South Park & Woodhatch)

I have served as your local councillor for the past year and met many residents on the doorstep and can truly say that the residents of this ward have real community spirit and care about the area in which they live. Please keep contacting me with your views and opinions.

Cllr Eddy Humphreys (Banstead Village)

I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with and represent the residents and businesses of Banstead over the past 7 years as your Councillor.  If elected again I will continue to support local events and always look for ways to help improve our fabulous Village.

Cllr Richard Coad (Redhill East)

You can help me build a better Redhill for all residents and for future generations. I will continue to work with my Conservative colleagues at the Town Hall to ensure that the priority we have given to Redhill town centre regeneration is maintained into the future.

Shysta Manzoor (Earlswood & Whitebushes)

Shysta Manzoor lives and grew up in Redhill, and is passionate about community improvement, youth development, improving mental health and equality and diversity. Locally she has helped set up community projects and residents’ groups.

Cllr Mark Brunt (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

As a Merstham Councillor I have successfully campaigned to target council investment into Merstham including the new Merstham Community Hub. I established the Merstham Community Facility Trust, with the support of local residents, which continues to deliver vital community support activities.

Cllr Simon Parnall (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have lived in the Borough for over twenty-five years, the last seventeen as a Kingswood resident. I was chairman of the Kingswood Residents’ Association before joining the Council. I have a real passion for our communities, doing all I can to ensure we deliver better local government.

Cllr Victor Lewanski (South Park & Woodhatch)

I have served as your local councillor for the past year and met many residents on the doorstep and can truly say that the residents of this ward have real community spirit and care about the area in which they live. Please keep contacting me with your views and opinions.

Cllr Eddy Humphreys (Banstead Village)

I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with and represent the residents and businesses of Banstead over the past 7 years as your Councillor.  If elected again I will continue to support local events and always look for ways to help improve our fabulous Village.

Cllr Richard Coad (Redhill East)

You can help me build a better Redhill for all residents and for future generations. I will continue to work with my Conservative colleagues at the Town Hall to ensure that the priority we have given to Redhill town centre regeneration is maintained into the future.

Chris Reynolds (Earlswood & Whitebushes)

Having lived and worked in Redhill for so many years, I am keen to do more for the community using my past experience as a councillor and my interest in environmental issues.  If local residents put their trust in me I will work hard on behalf of the whole community. 

Cllr Mark Brunt (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

As a Merstham Councillor I have successfully campaigned to target council investment into Merstham including the new Merstham Community Hub. I established the Merstham Community Facility Trust, with the support of local residents, which continues to deliver vital community support activities.

Cllr Simon Parnall (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have lived in the Borough for over twenty-five years, the last seventeen as a Kingswood resident. I was chairman of the Kingswood Residents’ Association before joining the Council. I have a real passion for our communities, doing all I can to ensure we deliver better local government.

Paul Bevan (Redhill East)

I love being at the heart of the community and helping others to achieve more. Over the years I have learned to listen to what people want, then work to deliver it. I seek your support so that I can give Redhill a voice at the heart of the Council.

Cllr Eddy Humphreys (Banstead Village)

I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with and represent the residents and businesses of Banstead over the past 7 years as your Councillor.  If elected again I will continue to support local events and always look for ways to help improve our fabulous Village.

Cllr Richard Coad (Redhill East)

You can help me build a better Redhill for all residents and for future generations. I will continue to work with my Conservative colleagues at the Town Hall to ensure that the priority we have given to Redhill town centre regeneration is maintained into the future.

Nadean Moses

I am a proud resident of Banstead Village, where I also work.I am keen to keep the village litter-free,with weekly litter-picking with Banstead Village in Bloom. I hope to work with businesses to reduce plastic pollution.

Cllr Frank Kelly (Merstham, Hooley & Netherne)

It has been my privilege to serve the community and residents in Merstham. I have been able to support many groups and charities, helping to raise both funds and awareness. I am proud to be part of the work we have started throughout our ward and look forward to continuing.

Cllr Simon Parnall (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have lived in the Borough for over twenty-five years, the last seventeen as a Kingswood resident. I was chairman of the Kingswood Residents’ Association before joining the Council. I have a real passion for our communities, doing all I can to ensure we deliver better local government.

Cllr Jonathan White (Meadvale & St Johns)

I work hard to listen to residents’ concerns and take their views to the council. I have organised residents’ surveys on important issues in my ward and a community meeting on traffic issues in St. John’s.

Cllr Eddy Humphreys (Banstead Village)

I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with and represent the residents and businesses of Banstead over the past 7 years as your Councillor.  If elected again I will continue to support local events and always look for ways to help improve our fabulous Village.

Cllr Richard Coad (Redhill East)

You can help me build a better Redhill for all residents and for future generations. I will continue to work with my Conservative colleagues at the Town Hall to ensure that the priority we have given to Redhill town centre regeneration is maintained into the future.

Tim Peniston-Bird (Meadvale & St John's)

I am passionate about helping my local community take back control of local issues–by working together, we can make Meadvale and St John’s an even better place to live–contact me if you have ideas or would like to get involved.

Cllr Jamie Paul (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in the wider Tadworth ward all my life and have been a Tadworth resident for twenty-six years. I have been engaged in local politics since I was a teenager and am determined to preserve our wonderful communities through hard work and co-operation with my fellow councillors.

Cllr Frank Kelly (Merstham, Hooley & Netherne)

It has been my privilege to serve the community and residents in Merstham. I have been able to support many groups and charities, helping to raise both funds and awareness. I am proud to be part of the work we have started throughout our ward and look forward to continuing.

Cllr Simon Parnall (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have lived in the Borough for over twenty-five years, the last seventeen as a Kingswood resident. I was chairman of the Kingswood Residents’ Association before joining the Council. I have a real passion for our communities, doing all I can to ensure we deliver better local government.

Cllr Jonathan White (Meadvale & St Johns)

I work hard to listen to residents’ concerns and take their views to the council. I have organised residents’ surveys on important issues in my ward and a community meeting on traffic issues in St. John’s.

Cllr Keith Foreman (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

I am very proud of my record as a councillor. I have consistently worked for the needs of the community I represent. I have championed the needs of all residents, resulting in substantial improvements.  I have also been active in representing our needs with neighbouring councils.

Cllr Michael Blacker (Reigate)

I am an experienced Councillor, Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee and Chairman of the Reigate Heath Steering Committee. I support the YMCA and serve on several of their committees.  My aim is to keep trying to improve and maintain all the good things for all local residents.

Lindy Murray (Meadvale & St John's)

I moved here over 30 years ago, training with British Airways at Gatwick. Having worked with local fundraising committees and the Reigate Action Group to fund the playground in Priory Park, it is rewarding to see the results we have all put in and I would like to do more.

Cllr Sam Walsh (Banstead Village)

I have represented the Village since 2006 and sit on the Borough Planning Committee to ensure your views are heard and concerns are openly dealt with.  I intend to continue in this role to use my professional knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of all residents of the Village.

Cllr Jamie Paul (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in the wider Tadworth ward all my life and have been a Tadworth resident for twenty-six years. I have been engaged in local politics since I was a teenager and am determined to preserve our wonderful communities through hard work and co-operation with my fellow councillors.

Cllr Frank Kelly (Merstham, Hooley & Netherne)

It has been my privilege to serve the community and residents in Merstham. I have been able to support many groups and charities, helping to raise both funds and awareness. I am proud to be part of the work we have started throughout our ward and look forward to continuing.

Cllr Simon Parnall (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have lived in the Borough for over twenty-five years, the last seventeen as a Kingswood resident. I was chairman of the Kingswood Residents’ Association before joining the Council. I have a real passion for our communities, doing all I can to ensure we deliver better local government.

Cllr Jonathan White (Meadvale & St Johns)

I work hard to listen to residents’ concerns and take their views to the council. I have organised residents’ surveys on important issues in my ward and a community meeting on traffic issues in St. John’s.

Cllr Keith Foreman (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

I am very proud of my record as a councillor. I have consistently worked for the needs of the community I represent. I have championed the needs of all residents, resulting in substantial improvements.  I have also been active in representing our needs with neighbouring councils.

Cllr Michael Blacker (Reigate)

I am an experienced Councillor, Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee and Chairman of the Reigate Heath Steering Committee. I support the YMCA and serve on several of their committees.  My aim is to keep trying to improve and maintain all the good things for all local residents.

Abhishek Sachdeva (Redhill East)

I care about the people who live here and the place we live in, and if elected I will make sure the views of all residents are strongly represented in the council. My passion, determination and my skills will help me represent you, to build an even better local community.

Cllr Sam Walsh (Banstead Village)

I have represented the Village since 2006 and sit on the Borough Planning Committee to ensure your views are heard and concerns are openly dealt with.  I intend to continue in this role to use my professional knowledge, skills and experience for the benefit of all residents of the Village.

Cllr Jamie Paul (Lower Kingswood, Tadworth & Walton)

I have lived in the wider Tadworth ward all my life and have been a Tadworth resident for twenty-six years. I have been engaged in local politics since I was a teenager and am determined to preserve our wonderful communities through hard work and co-operation with my fellow councillors.

Cllr Frank Kelly (Merstham, Hooley & Netherne)

It has been my privilege to serve the community and residents in Merstham. I have been able to support many groups and charities, helping to raise both funds and awareness. I am proud to be part of the work we have started throughout our ward and look forward to continuing.

Cllr Simon Parnall (Chipstead, Kingswood & Woodmansterne)

I have lived in the Borough for over twenty-five years, the last seventeen as a Kingswood resident. I was chairman of the Kingswood Residents’ Association before joining the Council. I have a real passion for our communities, doing all I can to ensure we deliver better local government.

Cllr Jonathan White (Meadvale & St Johns)

I work hard to listen to residents’ concerns and take their views to the council. I have organised residents’ surveys on important issues in my ward and a community meeting on traffic issues in St. John’s.

Cllr Keith Foreman (Hooley, Merstham & Netherne)

I am very proud of my record as a councillor. I have consistently worked for the needs of the community I represent. I have championed the needs of all residents, resulting in substantial improvements.  I have also been active in representing our needs with neighbouring councils.

Cllr Michael Blacker (Reigate)

I am an experienced Councillor, Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee and Chairman of the Reigate Heath Steering Committee. I support the YMCA and serve on several of their committees.  My aim is to keep trying to improve and maintain all the good things for all local residents.

Kanika Sachdeva (Redhill West & Wray Common)

Having met many residents at their doorstep, I share the same concerns that we all have. My passion and my determination will help me represent you on the council to build an even better local community.