I am lead councillor for Housing and Neighbourhoods on Reading Borough Council elected in 2010 and immediately after retaking control of the council became a cabinet member. I am the lead councillor for Adult Social Care in Reading and was lead member for Housing and Neighbourhoods from 2011-2013.
I have led successful campaigns both locally and borough wide and as well as members build alliances with voluntary sector and single issue campaigners. I am active on social media as well as on the doorstep.
I am a former CLP chair and Women's officer and continue to serve on the Reading and District party EC.
Professionally I am a qualified management accountant having previously worked for a software company I now am a professional trainer. In my private life I am a mum to two small children and married to a teacher.
I am used to speaking in a variety of contexts.
Subjects: Business & Finance, Economy, Equalities (Women), Housing & Homelessness, Local Government & Communities (Finance), Local Government & Communities (General), Labour Party (AWS & Positive Action), Labour Party (Beating the Opposition),
Regions: London, South East