Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Ashford North and Stanwell South ward
Joanne Sexton: I have lived in Spelthorne since 1968 and I have seen this borough transform, I attended The Laurels School in Clarendon Road Ashford where my children also attended, they then moved to Senior School in the borough and still reside here.
Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Laleham and Shepperton Green ward
Richard Smith-Ainsley has lived in Charlton Village for nearly thirty years with his wife and son. He has been involved in community activities for most of this time, and is a long serving governor of Manor Mead School.
Richard has lived in Spelthorne for over six years. He has three lovely children aged 2, 4 and 11.
His partner has worked in Ashford for over ten years and she has had family in the borough all her life.
Before moving to Halliford last year, Buddhi was a hardworking community activist and a prominent local campaigner in Twickenham. He initiated a project to establish a trade association to help local business community & residents in Heathfield-Twickenham.
Howard has been Spelthorne’s Cabinet Member for Finance since 2016 and has used his 30+ years of experience in commercial finance to produce significant new income for the borough, so protecting services for residents despite severe cuts in funding from central government.