CANDIDATES IN HAVERSTOCK WARD
Haverstock looked to be a safe Labour seat four years ago, when the party gained almost 46 per cent of the vote. But just a year later Lib Dem Jill Fraser spectacularly won a by-election. With Labour Councillor Jane Roberts standing down this year, her se
Haverstock looked to be a safe Labour seat four years ago, when the party gained almost 46 per cent of the vote. But just a year later Lib Dem Jill Fraser spectacularly won a by-election. With Labour Councillor Jane Roberts standing down this year, her seat is a key target for the Lib Dems. The refurbished Haverstock school has been a key success for Labour but the Dalby luxury development stands against them and violent crime in the area is a big concern.
Sue Charlesworth, of Kentish Town, runs the charity shop North By NorthWest. She said: "I am a passionate supporter of animal rights and welfare. If elected I would especially try to find ways to help the pets we regularly see being treated harshly in our streets."
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Also standing are Robert Bahns, of Parkhill Road, and Edward Milford, of Hornsey.
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Ross McGregor, of Holborn, works in the city. He said: "We want a practical green agenda with incentives for businesses that continue to recycle."
Tim Frost, of Holborn, is a banker. He said: "Why can't Camden be like Westminster with superb services and half the council tax?"
Joan Stally said: "After 35 years it is time for a change.'
Jill Fraser, of Kentish Town, is a serving councillor and works in Queen's Crescent fish and chip shop. She said: "I will continue to work against clamping and for better housing and repairs."
Simon Horvat-Marcovic, of Ferdinand Street, is a retail manager. He said: "The biggest thing for me is safety and I am very supportive of the safer neighbourhood scheme."
Dudley Miles, of Belsize Park Gardens, runs his own small business. He said: "One particular issue is the oppressive enforcement of parking regulations. People are complaining about it all the time."
Mike Katz, of West Hampstead, a public transport consultant, is a governor of Hampstead secondary school. He is chairman of the Winchester project. He said: "I want to ensure strong community relations and that police work with the community to tackle anti-social behaviour and drug crime."
Syed Hoque, of Maitland Park estate, is president of Queen's Crescent Bangladeshi residents' association. He said: "I want to ensure that all Haverstock children have the best start in life and access to the best education."
Roy Shaw is a governor at Haverstock School. He said: "One of my priorities is making sure Camden is providing the best possible housing for tenants and leaseholders." He has been a councillor for 50 years.