People

Cllr Ken Wood

Ken Wood represents Sutton New Hall ward, covering Wylde Green, Walmley, Thimble End and Minworth.''Walmley, Minworth and Wylde Green are facing a problem more serious than any they have dealt with for a generation. The Labour run Council are planning to build 5,000 homes on their doorstep. This will not only spoil the surrounding countryside but also create numerous problems for the area.

Cllr Simon Ward - Four Oaks

Simon Ward has lived in Four Oaks for 16 years and raised his family here. ‘‘I am an accountant by training and am a partner in my own corporate finance practice, advising   growing  businesses. Outside work and family I am a keen runner and a member of the finance committee of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. I see the new council as a great opportunity for our local voice to be heard.

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 Charlotte Hodivala - Reddicap

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 Ewan Mackey - Roughley

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 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 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 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.