Dr Marie Cruddas for Lee West

Marie grew up in Lee, attending Lee Junior school and then secondary school in Waterlooville before leaving to go to university. She returned to live in Lee 22 years ago She recently retired after a career working as a statistician, initially in research and then 25 years as a civil servant. Marie volunteers locally and…

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Dr Lynn Day for Hardway and County Council Hardway

Lynn started her working life as a Commissioned Officer in the RAF then followed a career as a digital technology consultant living and working in UK, Europe and the United States. She joined Portsmouth University in 2004 and works as Principal Lecturer and Assessment Regulation Officer, is a union rep and actively supports disabled/disadvantaged students….

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Claire Percival for Forton

Claire has worked for a local community charity for over a decade and works hard to ensure children and their families are supported to lead happy healthy lives. Claire has been an active volunteer in Gosport since childhood. She is currently Vice Chair of the Friends of Leesland Park, helps run a children’s environmental club…

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Charis Noakes for Bridgemary South

I worked at Haslar hospital for 13 years and for USDAW, the shopworkers’ trade union, for eight years. My interests include animal welfare and, as well as looking after some ex-battery hens, I enjoy spending time walking my retired greyhound. The ever-increasing cuts to health, education and council budgets imposed by the Tory Government have…

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Daniel Stratton for Bridgemary North

Having lived in Gosport all my life, I have always been an advocate for local businesses and a thriving High Street. I am happy to discuss local issues and listen to others, but will speak up about things that could improve this town. I take a keen interest in sports and enjoy spending time with…

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Jonathan Eaton for Alverstoke

I am a Gosport resident who attended local schools and college. I have been a Labour member for over seven years and stood as a candidate in Alverstoke in 2016 and 2018. Transport is one of our main problems. I believe the proposal for widening parts of the A32 to enable two lanes of traffic…

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Mark Smith for Anglesey

Mark is a retired secondary school teacher, having taught in Gosport at both Brune Park Community School and St Vincent. A former local councillor, he represented Town Ward in the early 2000s when Labour ran the council. He believes that Gosport Borough Council today is in a sad state – run from Portsmouth, Its budget…

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Paul Noakes for Lee East

Paul has lived in Gosport for the past 22 years and retired in 2017 from his role as a trade union official. He has seen an alarming decline in the services provided by Gosport borough council, annual increases in taxes but less and less for our money: a 6% increase this year while adult social…

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Hannah Barnard for Rowner & Holbrook

Hannah is Gosport born and bred and a military spouse of 12 years with first-hand experience of the challenges military families face at local level. Working from home through lockdown whilst juggling schooling and taking care of her family, Hannah can cope with whatever life throws at her. She takes pride in her local surroundings,…

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Alison Mandrill for Brockhurst

Alison has lived in Gosport all her life.  She has been a member of the Labour party for 32 years and has been active for most of them. Alison has also been a lay representative for a trade union for almost 30 years.