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Bob Stewart MP

Member of Parliament for the Beckenham Constituency

Bob Stewart was elected as MP for the Beckenham Constituency on the 6th May 2010 and was  re-elected on the 7th May 2015, the 8th June 2017.and the 12th December 2019.

Gareth Bacon AM

London Assembly Member for Bexley & Bromley

Gareth Bacon has been an Assembly Member since 2008 and in May 2016 was elected as the Assembly Member for Bexley and Bromley.

He was formely Chairman of the Assembly’s Budget & Performance and Oversight Committees, and was also Leader of the GLA Conservative Group.

Cllr. Aisha Cuthbert

Councillor for Shortlands ward

Aisha was elected as a Councillor for Shortlands in 2018. She has worked in the housing sector for over five years in a variety of different communications and marketing roles and is currently leading the public affairs and policy activity for a central London housing association. Aisha has sat on a number of charity boards and currently sits on her local primary school board as well as the Board of Trustees of the Multi Academy Trust.

She’s a passionate advocate of women in business and politics and was one of the founders of the Conservative Young Women’s organisation and now sits on their advisory board. She also sits on the board of Women in Social Housing for Greater London which supports and encourages more women to enter and succeed in the sector.

Cllr. Mary Cooke

Mary represents Shortlands Ward. Her interest in health resulted in her being elected as Chairman of the Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee where she has become ever more conscious of the effects of loneliness on health and diving below the obvious has become a vociferous supporter of the Freedom Pass and the activities which help reduce social isolation.

News

Bob Stewart celebrates success of Eat Out to Help Out scheme in Beckenham

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