Vote Marian Morrison on Thursday 7 July
Hello, I'm standing as your Liberal Democrat candidate in the West Ewell by-election on Thursday 7 July, which has been called following the death of Cllr Clive Smitherham.
I've lived in the West Ewell area for over 45 years and stood in the council elections in West Ewell in 2011. Then 500 residents kindly gave me their vote.
I'm recently retired and had an administrative career in the NHS in Surrey, Local Medical Committees and at a nearby London Borough. My professional roles ranged from managing quality and complaints to council committee work.
I regularly attend St Mary's Ewell, and enjoy seeing my family and three grandchildren. I'm a keen gardener.
Democracy is important. So is a healthy opposition to any ruling group with a large majority. I also think decision-making is better when a divergent range of views can be reflected within a governing body. I am especially interested in environmental matters and climate change issues. I despair that our council has zero budget to progress climate change topics and that we have no local planning policies in the form of a Local Plan.
Please vote for me on Thursday 7 July and increase the Liberal Democrat representation on your council.