Jacqui was elected Chair in June 2023.
I have lived in the City of London for more than 12 years. I have worked in the voluntary and community sector for over 17 years and I lead an organisation that works to support people experiencing long term health and social inequalities.
I am committed to building on the great work that our branch has done, bringing members together and help our hard-working councillors to fulfil their duties in supporting local people to become more active, engaged and connected in their communities and promoting positive social change.
I have a commitment to volunteering time and effort to canvassing and promoting the work of Rachel Blake and our Cllrs.
Natasha was elected Vice Chair in June 2023.
Natasha has lived in the City of London for seven years. She is a Labour councillor, ward Deputy and member of the City’s ward-level Climate Action pilot. Natasha works as a barrister specialising in crime, inquests and public inquiries.
Natasha’s key focus areas are homelessness, mental ill-health and action on climate change. She is a member of the Sports Strategy Sounding Board and was a member of the City’s Tackling Racism Taskforce before it was disbanded.
She is committed to seeing greater voter engagement and diversity across the City of London Corporation’s Common Council.
Fred was re-elected in June 2023.
A member since March 2015. I am now retired and spend some of my time being Chair of Friends of City Gardens which aims to enhance biodiversity, improve access to green spaces and create exciting new gardens in the City.
Frankie was elected in February 2021
I'm Frances Leach, a PR consultant focussing on sustainability and brand activism in Central London. I previously worked for the Labour Party, so have a good experience of the Party at a national and local level.
I'm our Branch's new Women's Officer, and will be hoping to organise some events for the branch as soon as we can get together!
Peter was elected in October 2020 as our City Rose editor
I was the secretary 2007 to 2017, chair 2017-2018. I have now come out of retirement to keep news flowing about the local party, its Labour Councillors, and their efforts to promote the Common Good. Former political and economic reporter/editor with the international news agency Reuters.
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Officer without Portfolio
Elected in March 2021
I have been active in Labour politics since the age of 16 and in three countries, Australia, Fiji and the UK. My involvement ranges from leafletting to campaign organization, involvement in policy development, and finally as the Senior Advisor to the Australian Labor Party on Retirement Incomes. I am committed protecting the NHS, to increasing the access to and the status of social housing, and economic inequality in the UK.
City of London Labour Branch is an active Branch with six Labour Councillor in Guildhall. On the 24th of March 2022 we will have our local elections and are going to work very hard to increase our share of Labour Councillors. Let Susanne know how you can help and if you want to stand yourself for election.
We meet every second Wednesday of the month (apart from August) at 19:30-21:30 on Zoom. As a member you will receive emails from Susanne giving you all the details needed (don't forget to check your spam folder).
Branch meetings going forward:
13/4/22 (possibly no meeting as there a re local elections in rest of the country)
Our AGM this year is on the 8/6/22