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Your Labour and Co-operative councillors

North Hertfordshire District Council

The Co-operative Party and the Labour Party are sister parties. As the political voice of the co-operative movement, the Co-operative Party works to make the case for co-operative ideas in our economy and wider society. You can learn more from the Co-operative Party's website. All our councillors on North Herts District Council are members of both the Labour Party and the Co-operative Party.

Letchworth East ward:

Ian MantleCllr Ian Mantle
(Labour and Co-operative)

Tel: 01462 620127


Sue NgwalaCllr Sue Ngwala
(Labour and Co-operative)

Chair - Employment Appeals Committee   

Tel: 01462 621643


Letchworth Grange ward:

Helen OliverCllr Helen Oliver
(Labour and Co-operative)

Vice-chair - Letchworth Area Committee

Tel: 07980 747704


Daniel AllenCllr Daniel Allen
(Labour and Co-operative)

Vice-chair - Licensing & Appeals Committee
Vice-chair - Planning Control Committee

Tel: 07931 992157    


Letchworth South East ward:

Kate AspinwallCllr Kate Aspinwall
(Labour and Co-operative)

Chair - Finance, Audit & Risk Committee
Vice-chair - Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Deputy Leader, Labour & Co-operative Group

Tel: 01763 288068


Adem Ruggiero-CakirCllr Adem Ruggiero-Cakirl
(Labour and Co-operative)

Tel: 07341 443665 


Letchworth Wilbury ward:

Picture of Cllr Gary GrindalCllr Gary Grindal
(Labour and Co-operative)

Executive member for Housing and Environmental Health

Chair - Letchworth Area Committee

Tel: 01462 636587


Deepak SanghaCllr Deepak Sangha
(Labour and Co-operative)

Tel: 01462 642264


North Herts District Council

Masrtin Stears-HandscombThe Cabinet of the joint Labour & Co-operative/Liberal Democrat administration is:

Leader of the Council: Martin Stears-Handscomb (Labour & Co-operative) (pictured)

Deputy Leader and Executive Member fo Planning & Transport: Paul Clark (Liberal Democrat)

Executive Member for Finance and IT: Ian Albert (Labour and Co-operative)

Executive Member for Community Engagement: Judi Billing (Labour and Co-operative)

Executive Member for Enterprise and Co-operative Development: Keith Hoskins (Liberal Democrat)

Executive Member for Recycling and Waste Management: Elizabeth Dennis-Harburg (Labour and Co-operative)

Executive Member for Environment and Leisure: Steve Jarvis (Liberal Democrat)

Executive Member for Housing and Environmental Health: Gary Grindal (Labour and Co-operative)

Hertfordshire County Council

Judi BillingWe no longer have any Labour councillors representing any part of this constituency. However, there are ten Labour county councillors from other areas.

Judi Billing, from neighbouring Hitchin, had a resounding victory in the 2017 election, taking over 50% of the vote, after running a very strenuous campaign. She has since been elected leader of the Labour group.

The Labour spokespersons are (amended 8 September 2018):

Cabinet Panels
(first named is lead member)

Adult Care and Health:    Dreda Gordon, Nigel Bell
Children's Services:    Nigel Bell, Lynn Chesterman
Community Safety and Waste Management:   Josh Bennett Lovell, Joan King
Education, Libraries and Localism:   Judi Billing, Asif Khan
Growth, Infrastructure, Planning and the Economy:   Asif Khan, Sharon Taylor
Highways and Environment:   Joan King, Roma Mills
Public Health and Prevention:   Lynn Chesterman, Margaret Eames-Petersen
Resources and Performance:  Sharon Taylor, Judi Billing


Overview and Scrutiny:   Roma Mills
Health Scrutiny:   Margaret Eames-Petersen

Group Officers

Chair/Deputy Leader:   Nigel Bell
Leader:  Judi Billing
Secretary/Whip:   Lynn Chesterman
Treasurer:   Asif Khan

East Herts District Council

There are currently no Labour councillors on East Herts District Council within the constituency, but there are two Labour councillors representing the Hertford Sele ward.

For details of councillors from outside this constituency and from other parties, go the website of the appropriate authority: Hertfordshire County Council, North Herts District Council and East Herts District Council.   

Labour's red roseHosted by Ltd., Units H, J, K, Gateway 1000, Whittle Way, Stevenage, Herts. SG1 2FP. Promoted by David Bell, on behalf of the North East Hertfordshire Constituency Labour Party, both of Town Farm House, Mill End, Standon, Ware SG11 1LP