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Biography

Steve is a born and bred South Londoner raised on the Bellingham Estate, who attended Brockley Grammar School. After a career in banking, Steve became a Councillor in Croydon in 2002, was Deputy Leader of the Council from 2006 - 2008. He was re-elected for Kenley ward in the local elections 2014 and and is currently the Shadow Cabinet Member for Communities, Safety and Justice.

Steve was elected as GLA Member for Croydon and Sutton in 2008 and 2012 and is at present serving his third term. He is the Chair of Police and Crime Committee and the Group Spokesman for policing and crime.

He has a keen interest in public safety, regeneration, social mobility, protecting the environment and animal welfare.

He is a lifelong supporter of Crystal Palace FC and is a Trustee of the CPFC Foundation. 

Positions Currently Held

Greater London Assembly

Chair of Police and Crime Committee

Group Spokesman: policing and crime

Member of the Transport Committee

Member of the Oversight Committee

 

Croydon Council

Councillor for Kenley

Shadow Cabinet Member for Communities, Safety and Justice

Member of Licensing Committee

 

Other Bodies

Croydon Congress: Safer Croydon Partnership

Croydon Congress: Stronger Communities Board

Safer Neighbourhood Board

Trustee, Crystal Palace FC Foundation

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