Village - Cllr Thomas Barlow

Shadow Cabinet Member for Healthier Communities & Adult Social Care

Thomas Barlow lives in Village ward with his fiancé. They moved to the area in 2015 and are delighted to call it home.  Thomas works as a Senior Policy Adviser for a leading UK business membership organisation, working with government to create the right policy environment to enable the delivery of infrastructure. He previously worked for Members of Parliament and a Peer in the House of Lords.  Locally, Thomas is a Governor at Dundonald Primary School and is a regular participant at Wimbledon Common Park Run as he prepares for his first marathon.


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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.