Following last week’s election we would like to take the opportunity to welcome and introduce our eight new Labour councillors.
Frank Hont – Childwall
Local resident Frank wants to stand up for the area and fight the deep cuts the Government is unfairly imposing on our City. Frank chairs the Mayor’s Poverty Action Group and was crucial in delivering the City’s efforts to feed 9,000 children, replacing free school meals while they were closed over the summer of 2013.
Lynnie Hinnigan – Cressington
Lynnie returns to politics with renewed fire in her belly, drive and a true sense of purpose. Working at grass roots level with young homeless teenagers, she deals daily with the struggles and hopelessness they face. She brings a wealth of work related experience to the Cressington team both in the statutory and voluntary sector and will do all she can to get the best outcome for the residents of Cressington.
Richard Wenstone – Church
Dr Richard Wenstone has worked for the NHS as a consultant in Intensive Care at the Royal Liverpool Hospital since 1992, having trained in Liverpool as well as Manchester and Toronto. He has lived in Liverpool since 1985. His daughter was born and went to King David school here. He lives in Church ward where he won his election. Richard is representing the ward that he has lived in for many years so that he can be a strong voice for local residents in the Council. He wants to help the Labour Council to defend Liverpool against the savage cuts imposed by the Lib Dem Tory Government.
Sue Heron – Kensington & Fairfield
Sue is a local mum, who has spent most of her life living in and around Kensington and Fairfield since 1981 when her family moved to Halsbury Road. She has spent most of her career working as a teaching assistant in local schools in St Michaels and New Park. She currently works at St Hughs School.
Andrew Foxley – Mossley Hill
Andrew is 31 and lives in the Spinnakers off Riversdale Road in Aigburth. He went to school at Liverpool College in Mossley Hill. Andrew has been an active community campaigner in the area, supporting Cllrs Patrick Hurley and Emily Spurrell to make Mossley Hill and Aigburth a better place to live.
Debbie Caine – Norris Green
Debbie Caine is a mother to three lovely girls and works as a Labour Party organiser. Born and raised in Norris Green she went to Leamington Community School and Queen Marie and her first job was at Sayers on Lorenzo Drive. Her passion is making sure children with special needs get the support they need in and out of school and to fight this Lib Dem/Tory coalition.
Cheryl Harrison – Warbreck
Cheryl lives in Aigburth and is a Paralegal at a solicitors in Liverpool. She is passionate and energetic about standing for Warbreck because she wants to fight for the area and community at the Town Hall. Cheryl’s priorities are the many fantastic community projects that are on-going, reduce the anti-social behaviour and improve the green space in Warbreck and reduce the amount of dog fouling.
Colin McAlley – Woolton
Colin has lived in Gateacre and Woolton area for over twenty years. He has worked in local government and for various charity types helping people who have lots of problems ranging from housing or money debt problems. Colin is committed to helping local people and ensuring the unique characters of Gateacre and Woolton Village remain and community spirit is promoted.