2021 London Assembly Candidate for Bexley & Bromley
Deputy Leader of Bromley Council | Councillor for Hayes & Coney Hall
Peter Fortune is a Councillor for Hayes and Coney Hall ward and holds the Education Portfolio. He has been involved in the Boroughs successful ‘Friends’ organisations and has also worked in Housing, Health and Public Protection. He is married to a Primary School teacher and has two wonderful children who are never ready for school on time.
Graham Arthur is a semi-retired Accountant who has lived in the Borough all his life, has three grown up children and his wife works in the third sector. He held senior positions in multi national PLC's before becoming Member for Hayes and Coney Hall in 1998 and is Portfolio Holder for Resources. In his leisure time he rides horses, is a passionate believer in music therapy and can walk on stilts.
Neil has served as a local Councillor for Hayes and Coney Hall since 1998. He has a long association with the area, having been born in Mason's Hill, spent part of his childhood in Hayes and lived for a number of years near Hayesford Park.Neil has served as a Cabinet Member for Leisure & Culture, Community Safety and Resources, and is now Vice-Chairman of the Education Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee. Neil is dedicated to putting Hayes and Coney Hall first and, with his two colleagues, ensure that the ward 'punches above its weight' on the Council.
More than 117,000 meals were claimed in Beckenham under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the latest statistics. In total, more than 100 million meals were claimed across the UK under the scheme, which ran throughout the month of August. In total, 84,700 establishments signed up to the scheme, including 89 in Beckenham
Schools in Beckenham and Hayes have been allocated a share of £560 million Government investment, to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve the education of children across the whole country. This funding will ensure schools have well-maintained facilities to provide students with safe environments that support a high-quality education.