Hillside - Cllr Daniel Holden

Deputy Leader & Shadow Cabinet Member for Environment (Parks, Transport, Parking, Air Quality & Cleaner Streets) 

Daniel is a chemical engineer and works in the chemical industry.  Daniel loves living in Wimbledon and is passionate about preserving the character and heritage of Wimbledon, and is also a member of the Wimbledon Society. 

Through his shadow portfolio role, Daniel works hard to improve the street scene and air quality and wants Merton to be a nice and pleasant place to live. 

Daniel is Vice-Chair of the Sustainable Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel and occasionally is on the Planning Applications Committee. Daniel is also actively involved in the council's Climate Emergency Working Group, and likes to describe himself as an #EcoTory. 

Daniel is a school governor at Bond Primary School in Mitcham. 

Daniel seeks to be a community and scrutineering Councillor - because he believes it is one of the best ways to make a contribution locally and to hold the Council to account. 

He also enjoys travelling, watching films at the cinema or on Netflix, and he can be often spotted walking through our nice and pleasant parks!

Home phone: 0203 638 5394



Conservative group office: 0208 545 3396



See Also

Cannon Hill - Cllr Nick McLean

Group Leader

Nicholas McLean, first elected in May 2018 and since February 2019 is the Conservative Group Leader on Merton Council.

Abbey - Cllr Nigel Benbow

Spokesperson for Health and Air Quality

Nigel has lived in South Wimbledon for fifteen years.  After working in insurance Lloyd's market, he set up his own business developing financial models that analyses the ForEx trading markets.  He has a BSc (Hons) from Hertfordshire University.

Hillside - Cllr David Williams MBE JP

Shadow Cabinet Member without Portfolio

David has lived in Merton most of his life. As Merton’s longest serving Councillor he has wide experience in local government.

Raynes Park - Cllr Stephen Crowe

Spokesperson for Adult Social Care

Stephen has been a resident of Raynes Park since 1988.  He is married with three adult children and is a retired chartered accountant.

Trinity - Cllr Hayley Ormrod

Shadow Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education

Hayley was born in Blackpool and moved to London after attaining a degree in Business. She is married, has an 8 year old daughter and has lived in Wimbledon since 2008.