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Helen Fentimen




Helen was elected in November 2019 in a by-election and re-elected on the 24th of March 2022

Helen is a Labour Councillor for the ward of Aldersgate which is largely a residential  ward with a small number of businesses. 

She has lived in City of London (Barbican) for 10 years having previously enjoyed a life long career in the NHS, initially as a Nurse and latterly as a Primary care Chief Executive. Helen was awarded an OBE for services to health care. 

Helen is also a local magistrate sitting in Central London and Chair of Governors at Prior Weston Primary School and Children's Centre

Helens main interests are improving health and tackling inequalities and local policing. She has supported local community initiatives and campaigns including opposing the City of London Girls School development in the Barbican as well as opposed planning applications which would negatively have affected residents such as Long Lane and 150 Aldersgate Street. Helen has recently joined the Mental Health and Wellbeing Centre Advisory Board. 

 Steve Goodman
Steve got elected on the 24th of March 2022

Steve is a resident of Aldersgate and has lived in the Barbican for 20 years. He was previously head of children's services at the London Borough of Hackney. He then ran a small business  advising authorities  both nationally and internationally on how to improve child protection services . In 2014 he was awarded an OBE for this work.


More recently Steve has formed a Community interest company working with mainly Pakistani and Bangladeshi School students facilitating a greater understanding of the history of their home town.


Steve is particularly interested  in ensuring the Corporation of London listens more carefully and responds to the views of residents and would  take a particular interest in the delivery of social services. 


He is keen to be engaged in how the Corporation responds  to the climate emergency and the emergent challenges facing the City in the light of changing work practices.  He would particularly like to encourage opportunities for start-ups and creative industries to be located and helped to thrive within the City.

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  Anne Corbett


Anne was elected on the            24th of March 2022

Anne is a resident in the Ward of Cripplegate and has lived on the Golden Lane Estate for 15 years and works locally on the Golden Lane Campus as the head of a sensory service for children and young people with sensory needs in Islington. Previously she was the headteacher of Richard Cloudesley School on Golden Lane.   


As a community organiser and activist Anne has worked in her community to improve local  services for children and vulnerable groups. She is closely involved in the local projects to improve the lived environment and to address climate change.  Recently Anne was awarded Freedom of the City of London for her work in the Golden Lane Food Bank during the COVID lockdown.

Anne is committed to equality and the inclusion of all groups in decisions made by the City of London. She would like to see major improvement to living conditions on the Golden Lane Estate with decent home standards for all. At the heart of this a strong desire to see major changes  in the way in which the City of London manages its building improvement projects – including transparency and accountability.

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Frances Leach

Frankie was elected in local elections on the 24th of March 2022

Frankie is a resident of Cripplegate and has lived in the Barbican for two years now.


Frances is a communications professional in the international development sector, specialising in climate change, human rights and international relations.


She is a former Labour Party staff member, with experience sitting on international development working groups with The Common Wealth Network and UN Women U.K lobbying for U.K. advocacy solutions in the sector.


Frances is keen to work with the City of London corporation on pushing for green investments and divestments of fossil fuels, including with the Government's overseas development bank and finance group based in the City of London, the CDC.


She is also a masters student in political sciences at Birkbeck University.


She plans to support the industrial action taken by Cripplegate workers in the Barbican, bringing together local residents to support the car park attendants in the Barbican in their dispute with the corporation. She is also keen to work closely with the residents of Golden Lane estate to support them in their demands for safer and better housing

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Natasha Lloyd-Owen




Natasha was elected in


October 2018 in a by-


election in Castle Baynard


and re-elected 24th of March


2022 in Cripplegate


Natasha has lived in the City of London for more than five years and works as a criminal defence barrister at 25 Bedford Row Chambers.

She is a school governor at the City of London Academy Islington, a trained community mediator, lecturer on Transnational Criminal Justice and was a member of JUSTICE's working party on ‘Mental health and fair trial’.


Natasha is the Lead Member for Young People. Her key focus areas are homelessness, climate action and mental ill-health.


She is committed to seeing greater voter engagement and diversity across the City of London Corporation’s Common Council.

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