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Your Ealing Common Focus Team:
- Councillor Jon Ball has been a community campaigner in Ealing Common for 25 years. He has been serving local people as an elected councillor or the Ealing Common ward since 2002. He enjoys helping local people and working with local groups campaigning on key issues for our community like making Ealing greener and cleaner. He is a trustee of two local charities. Jon successfully battled to save the Solace Centre for people with mental illness for the Labour-controlled council's closure plan. He has fought for affordable housing and against inappropriate developments such as the 40-storey skyscraper in central Ealing and housing on Gunnersbury Park. A passionate pro-European, Jon campaigned hard to remain in Europe. Jon has a young son and is concerned about the air pollution implications for the area of a third runway at Heathrow airport. Outside politics, Jon works in the film and TV industry. Jon retained his seat in the May 2022 election topping the poll.
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- Councillor Connie Hersch has been an Ealing resident for more than two decades. She enjoys the local parks and increasingly again local shops and restaurants. In her professional life, Connie has worked for various healthcare companies from Colgate to GSK. She now helps to train and educate health professionals in better patient care. At heart she is a European (German born) and believes in the overriding importance of keeping peace and good relations with neighbours far and wide. She is interested in art and can't wait for the Ealing Art Trail to come back into full swing. She is working to keep our lovely Ealing as safe, clean and green as possible. Connie was elected as Councillor for Ealing Common in May 2022 coming second in the poll.
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- Benedict Cross a lifelong Ealing resident. He was born and grew up in our borough and went to the local school Durston House. He has both a First Class Degree and a Masters from the University of Nottingham's School of English, and since he graduated he has become a Kickstart employee working for a sustainable furniture start-up. He has always loved Ealing and wants to keep our home the best place to live in London. He believes a council should be responsive and supportive to its residents, there to help them out whatever their problems. He writes short stories, poetry and novels in his free time. Benedict stood in the election for Ealing Common in May 2022 missing out on becoming on becoming a Councillor by a mere 69 votes.
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As you are probably aware, we are a local party that is run entirely by volunteers and we rely on small donations to fund our campaigns. Ealing Common is the borough's most marginal ward with strong competition from Labour and the Conservatives. We need your continued support to keep our two Councillors and hopefully in due course add a third. You can donate directly the Ealing Common Focus Team by clicking on the link.