CANDIDATES IN REGENT'S PARK
Guide to all the candidates standing in the local elections 2006 in Regent s Park, north London. -- CONSERVATIVE James Morris, 39, said: I am committed to giving local people a real voice in Camden. Edward Iredale, 41, married with two children, is
Guide to all the candidates standing in the local elections 2006 in Regent's Park, north London.
James Morris, 39, said: "I am committed to giving local people a real voice in Camden.
Edward Iredale, 41, married with two children, is a teacher at City University. He said: "I am particularly concerned with drug and alcohol addiction in the south of the borough."
Michele Potel has lived in the ward 10 years. She said: "A particular concern was the Royal Parks recent application to extend its entertainment licence, which I campaigned against."
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Lawyer Louise Brown, of Camden Street, said: "I am concerned about housing issues in the major estates of Regent's Park."
Lawrence Nicholson, 54, was a tenants' activist on the Chalcots estate and is starting a new campaign for improvements to Regents Park's estates.
Richard Waddington, of Highgate West Hill, is a retired public servant. He said: "Camden has a tendency to be a one party state and it's not healthy, these elections are important to cause some movement."
Natalie Bennett, 40, is a journalist and writer who lives on the Regent's Park Estate. She said: "I'm very concerned about the often poor standard of cycle routes."
Joel Derbyshire, of Redhill Street, Regents Park, works in PR. He said: "We need to deal with anti-social behaviour by striking at its causes, preventing our children from getting involved in this culture."
Stephen Plowden, of Albert Street, Camden Town, is a transport planner.
Councillor Nasim Ali, 37, grew up on the Regent's Park Estate. Camden's first Bangladeshi Muslim mayor, he set up award-winning sports project Camden United.
Council deputy leader, Cllr Theo Blackwell, 33, said: "My priority is making sure more local people have access to jobs and training through major regeneration projects."
Councillor Heather Johnson, who won lottery money for a Healthy Living Centre on the Regent's Park Estate, said: "My priority is campaigning for better services for older people.