Town Councillors

Cllr Dr. Nitish Raut - Mere Green

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 Harry Parmar - Roughley

Harry lives locally and works for a large international company, managing finance. Harry is also involved in the local community through a number of organisations and works hard to get young people more involved in sport.

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.

Cllr Dominic McDonough - Walmley & Minworth

“I am very proud to live in Walmley and I am even prouder to represent our community on the Town Council. I work locally and run the Walmley & Minworth News Facebook page which promotes local business, events and is a centre of discussion for local residents.

Cllr Leeford Allen - Wylde Green

Leeford Allen has lived in Sutton Coldfield for many years. He lives on Plants Brook Road and is now retired. ‘‘My reasons for standing as a Conservative Parish Council candidate are firstly to work hard with my fellow councillors to maintain our heritage in Royal Sutton Coldfield. My second reason is to stand up for residents interest.

Cllr Sam Simper - Reddicap

Sam lives locally and has been involved in local politics for many years. Sam is passionate about the community and is involved in a number of local organisations.

Cllr Joanne Ellis- Walmley & Minworth

Joanne Ellis moved to Sutton when she was just two years old and lives on Walmley Road. She went to school at St Joseph’s, Bishop Walsh and the College of Further Education. ‘‘I want Royal Sutton Coldfield to be a place where people are proud to live and work. My priorities are litter and recycling; the care of Sutton Park, and the maintenance of the Town Hall as a place for everyone to enjoy.

Cllr Derrick Griffin - Walmley & Minworth

Derrick Griffin lives on Allendale Road in Walmley   Village and has since 1968. ‘‘My daughters went to Walmley First and Middle School, during their time there I was chairman of the Parents Association and I then served for one year on the John Wilmott Parent Teacher Association. Since retiring in 1993 I have been    secretary/treasurer of my old Regimental Association in Birmingham.

Cllr Terry Wood - Walmley & Minworth

Terry Wood lives in Henley Close and is Chairman of Wylde Green Neighbourhood Forum. ‘‘My priority is to help to work with local residents to help Sutton to thrive as a successful independent Town. I want to ensure we as Council Tax payers get value for money.