JOAN LLOYD: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR BANDLEY HILL
I have been your local Councillor since first being elected in 1976. I have represented the ward and watched it grow in area and population by serving on most committees on the Council. I am the Portfolio holder for Resources, which means I am responsible for ensuring that the Council tax money we all pay is spent effectively and efficiently. I have been Mayor of our Borough and also Mayoress when my husband was Mayor.
LIZZY KELLY: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR BEDWELL
I’m Lizzy and I’m running to be your councillor in Bedwell. I’m 24 and I work as an academic mentor in a school sixth form. Since moving to Stevenage, I have come to see it as an up and coming town with a lot of potential. I’m running in this election because I want to bring a fresh perspective to Stevenage Borough Council.
PAM STUART: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR CHELLS
I am proud to say I have been a Chells Councillor for many years now, and am standing to win here again in May. I live nearby, and though now retired, I used to teach at a local primary school. My two daughters were both educated at Stevenage Schools.
DAVE WOOD: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR LONGMEADOW
David Wood is standing for election in Longmeadow to be your borough councillor. Dave is a teacher at North Herts College and has lived with his family in Stevenage for fifteen years. He worked in the construction industry for many years and is passionate about the regeneration of Stevenage and providing quality social housing for local people.
DAVID MARTIN: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR MANOR
My name is David Martin, and I’m standing to be your borough councillor in Manor ward. I moved to Stevenage 20 years ago after graduating from Oxford University. In my professional life, I moved into IT and worked on several government-funded projects which were fully delivered ahead of time and within budget allowance. I retrained as a qualified bookkeeper, but have recently become a carer for one of my neighbours.
LLOYD BRISCOE: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR MARTINS WOOD
I have been a councillor in Martins Wood for the past four years. I am standing for re-election because I want to ensure the continuity of standards, service and value which consecutive Labour councils in Stevenage have provided for many years.
MONIKA CHERNEY-CRAW: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR OLD TOWN
I am standing for election in the Old Town to be your borough councillor. I am passionate about Stevenage, have lived here for 37 years and work locally. I am proud of the Old Town. Vote for me as your local Councillor in May; I will voice your concerns, support and work with you.
LIN MARTIN-HAUGH: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR PIN GREEN
I am standing for re-election as your borough councillor in Pin Green ward. I have lived in Stevenage for most of my life and in Pin Green, where I brought up my family, for 30 years. I currently work part-time for a small local charity.
SARAH-JANE POTTER: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR ROEBUCK
I am standing for election in Roebuck to be your borough councillor. I have lived in Stevenage for the past 11 years and in the Roebuck ward for the past 5. I have 2 young children who go to school in the ward and we enjoy the local amenities together - especially Shepalbury Park!
ROB BROOM: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR SHEPALL
I am standing for re-election as your councillor in Shephall.
I have worked on many projects, including Street Pastors, YMCA, Stevenage Community Foodbank before becoming Labour Councillor in 2014. As a Labour Councillor I have worked with the Residence Association, to resolve many Resident’s concerns make sure that residents get a say on the new neighbourhood plan for Shephall, and will continue to serve our community.
SANDRA BARR: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR ST NICKS
I am standing to be your borough councillor in the St Nicholas Ward. I was born into a socialist family in London, moving to Royston as a child, which enabled my family to get decent housing, schooling and healthcare, I joined the Labour Party in 1982, and have served as a school governor for 35 years, at 6 different schools, 34 of these years, as chair of Governors of Larwood school for children with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties.
SHARON TAYLOR: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR SYMONDS GREEN
I am very proud to have been the councillor for Symonds Green since 1997. My role as a ward councillor here, and the team work for our community with Laurie Chester and Michael Downing, is at the heart of everything I do. This term has marked some of the most truly incredible achievements: including the fabulous new extension to our community centre; lobbying to retain our Buses, Post Office and Chemist; new Symonds Green Housing for local people; new parks and play opportunities for our younger children; and marking the Heritage of Rural Symonds Green.
IRFAN JAVED: LABOUR'S CANDIDATE FOR WOODFIELD
I am standing to be your borough councillor in Woodfield ward. I passionately believe in Labour party’s values of equality, tolerance, community, solidarity and 'For the many, not the few'. I want to become a councillor to help current and future Labour councillors continue to put those values into action in Stevenage.
I used to work as a solicitor in London but had to take a career break to care for my disabled wife. Our three daughters attend local schools.