Our councillors are:

Lucy Willis
Speldhurst & Bidborough

Lucy Willis has been a resident of Tunbridge Wells for thirteen years and intends to increase the council’s lobbying against excessive and night time aircraft noise.

Lucy would is keen to improve local services for the ward and is keen to bring control of roads back to the Borough Council to improve road maintenance. She will also push to ensure more affordable flats are built, improve social housing and find ways to reduce the ever increasing pollution levels in the town. She is also passionate about helping rough sleepers to find alternative accommodation.

Lucy sits on the following committees:

  • Planning and Transportation Cabinet Advisory Board
  • Full Council

Nancy Warne
Benenden & Cranbrook

Nancy Warne was born and lives in Cranbrook and helps to run the family business, Charity Farm Countrystore. During her 4 years as a parish councillor Nancy has worked tirelessly to enable residents voices to be heard through the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). Nancy continues to be heavily involved in the NDP.

Nancy was elected in May 2019 and sits on the following committees:

Audit and Governance Committee

  • Planning Committee
  • Audit and Governance
  • Full Council

David Hayward

David Hayward is an IT professional who was born and lives in Pembury. He is active in the community and has been a Parish Councillor and Magistrate. David wants to ensure Pembury remains a separate Village.

David was elected in May 2019 and sits on the following committees:

  • Finance and Governance Cabinet Advisory Board
  • Overview and Scrutiny Committee
  • Cross-Party Development Working Group
  • Covid-19 Panel
  • Full Council

Nicholas Pope
Park, Tunbridge Wells

Nick Pope grew up in Lamberhurst, moved away for 25 years, returning to live in Tunbridge Wells in 2010. He has been involved in a number of initiatives in the town since 2012. He has been involved in the Friends of Calverley Grounds since it was founded and became chairman in 2016, stepping down after becoming a councillor. He is involved in and supports grassroots projects and independent businesses in the town and borough.

Nick was elected in May 2018 and sits on the following committees:

  • Licensing Committee
  • Communities and Economic Development Cabinet Advisory Board
  • Covid-19 Panel
  • General Purposes Committee
  • Full Council