People

Cllr Anne Underwood (Sutton Four Oaks Ward)

Anne has been a councillor for Sutton Four Oaks Ward for 29 years. She has served the community not just as a councillor but as a govenor of Wilson Stuart School and Sports College and Chairman of North Birmingham Primary Care Trust.Anne is currently Chairman of the Council's Sutton Coldfield Constituency, ensuring council money is spent in Sutton Coldfield where it needs to be. In her spare time she is a keen golfer and captains the Boldmere Ladies' Golf Club.

Cllr Charlotte Hodivala - Trinity

Charlotte Hodivala grew up in Sutton and spent the last nine years living in Trinity Ward and has two children attending a local state primary school. She is a sales manager for a major healthcare manufacturer . ‘‘I am standing for Town Council because I am Sutton through and through, having lived here nearly all my life.

Cllr David Barrie (Sutton New Hall Ward)

David has lived in the ward for most of his life and was educated locally at Bishop Vesey Grammar School. He has run a consultancy firm for the last ten years.David was first elected in 2009 and is very active in the ward dealing with issues brought up by residents. Since then he has helped to deal with the traffic problems on Green Lanes and sits on two oversight committees - Local Services and Children and Education. You can read more about what he is doing at the dedicated New Hall website www.newhallconservatives.org.

Cllr Ewan Mackey - Trinity

Ewan Mackey is married with two children aged 9 and 15 and runs two successful businesses, supplying equipment to emergency services and DVD transfer business. He has lived on Lichfield Road for 18 years and represents this area on Birmingham City Council. ‘‘I am standing because I believe this Parish Council needs strong Conservative leadership to make it a success.

Cllr David Pears (Sutton Trinity Ward)

David lives in the ward and has lead initiatives to improve Sutton Coldfield including regular litter, graffiti and gum clean ups and a Town Centre Regeneration Plan. He chairs the Trinity Ward Committee, Sutton Park Advisory Committee and Birmingham Council Nature Policy Group as well as being a school govenor at Arthur Terry. You can contact David on 0121 354 2229 or at david.pears@birmingham.gov.ukDavid was re-elected on 7th May.

Cllr David Pears - Trinity

David Pears, a life-long resident of Sutton, lives in Trinity with his wife and family and is a bank director working for a high street independent retailer trade association. ‘‘I am a founder member of Friends of Rectory Park and chairman of Sutton Park Advisory Committee.

Dr. Nitish Raut - Trinity

Dr. Nitish Raut has lived in Sentry Way for 8 years. He is married and has two children. He works as a Consultant in NHS.  I am passionate about maintaining our green belt and looking after the health of our people. My active involvement with various community groups while organising health awareness drives, made me want to stand for the Parish Council.

Cllr Lyn Collin (Sutton Vesey Ward)

Lyn has been a councillor since May 2011 and is already hard at work in the community. As a retired English teacher she is particularly keen to see education improve in the council. In her own ward, she is campaigning hard for Boldmere Road to help local shoppers and traders and also for improved roads across the ward. She can be contacted on 0121 354 2229 or at lyn.collin@birmingham.gov.uk
She was re-elected for Sutton Vesey Ward at the City Council elections on 7th May.

Cllr Keith Ward - Trinity

Keith Ward lives on Wheatmore Road. ‘‘I have lived in Sutton all of my life. I have run one of the Town's best known pubs (The Station) for 13 years and am a board member for the Sutton Coldfield Business Improvement District. It was my involvement with the BID that made me want to stand for the Parish Council. Sutton needs local people with local knowledge backed up by an experienced and organised party.