|Hanger Hill Conservatives|
Meet the election candidates
Joy Morrissey was born in the USA, but is now a UK citizen. She has worked in the private sector and has also undertaken extensive voluntary work. Joy completed her Masters at LSE, where she was elected to the Board of Governors. Joy works for local MP Angie Bray on community outreach. She has lived in Ealing for 6 years, and as the mother of a 2 year old daughter, has a keen interest in local nurseries and schools. Joy is also passionate about improving the quality of services for the elderly.
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Councillor Gregory Stafford
Councillor Gregory Stafford has lived in Ealing all his life. He was educated at St. Benedict's School and has been active in the community ever since. A governor at a local primary school, Greg has been an Ealing councillor since 2007. He works in the health sector and is deputy leader of the Conservative group on the Council and spokesman on health and social services. Greg led the successful campaign against local A&E downgrades and locally campaigns for cleaner streets and better rubbish collection. He lives in Hanger Hill ward with his wife of 4 weeks.
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Councillor Nigel Sumner
Councillor Nigel Sumner was elected as a Councillor in 1994. He is married with two children and has lived in the Borough since 1976. Although now retired, Nigel enjoyed a career in business and finance. He is currently opposition spokesperson for Licensing and Regulatory, and Green Champion for Trees, Hedgerows, Footpaths, and Orchards. Nigel is incredibly passionate about the environment and is currently the chairman of Ealing in Bloom. He has also played an active role in many local schools, holding the chairman of governors position at schools including West Acton Primary.
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With the retirement of the long standing Hanger Hill Cllr Diana Pagan, the Conservatives continue to be ably represented by Cllr Nigel Summer, who is now joined by Joy Morrissey and Cllr Greg Stafford.
Joy, Greg and Nigel are deeply concerned that residents have to fight to protect their green spaces and the laissez faire attitude of the Planning Department when dealing with developers.
The downgrading of park cleaning is also worrying, when coupled with the inconsistent nature of the waste and recycling collection. Over 5,000 residents, many from the Hanger Hill ward signed a petition against Labour’s £40 Garden Tax, which the Conservatives have pledge to abolish.
Many of the homes in the ward have leafy trees, which is what makes Ealing so green and beautiful. Charging residents to collect their garden waste was therefore counterproductive as many residents have stopped helping to keep the area in front of their houses tidy, as they have to pay to get the leaves collected.
Over the past four years, there has been a noticeable neglect of the centre of the Borough by the Labour Administration who has prioritising the outer wards for investment and improvement.
The Conservatives campaigned with residents to save the Libraries; started the Pitzhanger Manor and Walpole Park projects; are committed to redevelop Ealing Broadway station.
With your support on Thursday, 22 May, Joy, Greg and Nigel are committed to delivering the six key pledges of a Conservative Administration:
Hanger Hill Ward
Has elected Tory councillors for some time and any change in 2014 would be a surprise.
Nominees for Election on May 22nd 2014
Ward Results for Local Election May 2010
Conservatives hold three seats. Turnout: 61.97%
Ward Results for Local Election May 2006
May 20th 2014