Alison Griffiths, Deputy Cabinet Member for Place

Divison: Sunbury Common and Ashford Common 

Alison Griffiths has lived in Sunbury Common for the past 7 years, her teenage children attend local school Bishop Wand.

Alison has a keen interest in the regeneration of Sunbury Cross Shopping centre, and believes that the recent planning permission given for a new gym above Subway will be a benefit to local business

Alison has volunteered at local church St Saviours helping Restore Foodbank, packing and delivering food packages to local family’s in need. Within this role Alison has met and dealt with a Number of local residents in crisis or experiencing difficulties which she believes would be beneficial in her role as a local conservative representative.

Alison became very involved with the local flooding, starting a volunteer group who helped local residents with the clean up of slurry and currently removal of debris from local waterways.

Alison recognised a need for trained Flood Volunteers during the floods of 2014 and now manages 2 Emergency Flood Responder Teams whose aims are to deliver Humanitarian Aid to flood affected residents. She also trains at no cost local residents interested in becoming Emergency Flood Rescue Responders, whose roles are to ensure the public and volunteers work safely and efficiently should flooding reoccur. Her teams are soon to be registered as a national flood asset.

Alison has also been personally recognised by David Cameron at a Reception for flood volunteers at 10 Downing Street.

 

Email:  alison.griffiths@surreycc.gov.uk

Phone:  07973872606

See Also

Zully Grant-Duff, Cabinet Member for Corporate Support

Zully and her husband Andrew have lived in the Borough for 27 years, initially in Redhill and for the last 16 years in Reigate Hill. She has served as the County Councillor covering Reigate Hill since 2009. Zully has spent her professional life as a university computing science lecturer and researcher, subsequently becoming a specialist consultant in the City of London and a marketing consultant to a pioneering international IT company. She brings these skills to the job of getting the best for our area.

Matt Furniss, Cabinet Member for Transport

Division: Shalford

Matt has lived in Guildford for over 12 years. He was educated locally at Boxgrove Primary School and George Abbot School before graduating the University of Surrey after studying Politics and International Relations. Matt now works for an organic food company.

Denise Turner Stewart, Cabinet Member for Communities

Division: Staines South and Ashford West

Denise has served the residents of Spelthorne as a borough councillor for four years and a county councillor for eight years. She manages a small family business, manufacturing and supplying tooling to the civil and defence aviation industry.