ITS GOOD NEWS! Local campaigner and Focus Team member Tom Davies has been elected as the Liberal Democrat Councillor for our Tolworth and Hook Rise Ward in the 2015 local by-election.
Tom has lived in the local area all his life, attending local schools and belonging to local youth groups such as the scouts and the ATC. He is an experienced local LibDem FOCUS team member and campaigner. Vicki Harris and Rolson Davies both ex Councillors from our ward along with Cllr Lorraine Rolfe and Cllr Thay Thayalan applaud Tom’s win on May 7th
Tom has spent time as a Special Constable with the Metropolitan Police and is very keen to work closely with our local Safer Police Neighbourhood Team.
Tom said “As you know your Focus team strive all year round to keep In touch, with residents about all Chessington, Hook, Surbiton and Tolworth matters by calling on residents, local surveys and your Focus newsletter.
Tom added “I have lived in this area all my life and people often tell me that it is only the Liberal Democrat Focus Team who call to see them all year round and not just at election times. I am honoured and proud to have been selected to represent the Libdem Focus team in this by-election.
As a member of your Local Lib Dem FOCUS team I have been involved in various campaigns which include. The fight against a Tesco superstore. Clean Air campaign. Wildlife area on King Georges fields. Save The Broadway post office. Cox Lane Bus Gate. Tolworth Station and the Playscape playground on King Georges playing fields. The proposed waste treatment facilities in Chessington and the community facilities in the Hook Centre. And finally the new Greenway in Tolworth Broadway.
Cllr Tom Davies
Cllr Lorraine Rolfe
Cllr Thay Thayalan
Local by Election result 2015
Tolworth and Hook Rise
The fight in our area was as always between the LibDems and the Tories. Labour as usual came third.