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Since the Local Government Elections in 2014 the Dagenham & Rainham Labour Party has been gradually changing and growing. We do things a little different here – it’s an old politics, but it is a politics that works. This is a blog site dedicated to everything Dagenham & Rainham – it will include articles from members, local campaigns and narratives on major party events.

Who’s who in the local party?

Member of Parliament: Jon Cruddas

CLP Secretary: Cllr Margaret Mullane

CLP Chair: Andrew Achilleos

CLP Vice Chair: Loretta Reehill

CLP Campaign Organiser: Andrew Achilleos

CLP Treasurer: Cllr Eileen Keller

CLP Youth Officers: Fay Hough, William Haggis, Simon Perry

CLP Women’s Officer: Nichola Goodman

TULO Officer: Penny Robinson

The constituency boarders two local authorities – Barking & Dagenham and Havering. As a whole the constituency is made up of nine wards; six in Dagenham and three in Havering, each ward is presided over by three councillors. In the six Dagenham wards residents are represented by 18 Labour councillors whereas Havering is represented by a combination of Residents Associations and UKIP.

Wards from north to south: Chadwell Heath, Whalebone, Heath, Eastbrook, Village, River, Elm Park, South Hornchurch, Rainham & Wennington.

Labour (and Independent) representatives in Dagenham:

Chadwell Heath: Cllr Sade Bright, Cllr Sam Tarry, Cllr Jeff Wade

Whalebone: Cllr Melanie Bartlett, Cllr Liam Smith (independent), Cllr John White

Heath: Cllr Dave Miles, Cllr Linda Reason, Cllr Dan Young (independent)

Eastbrook: Cllr Edna Fergus, Cllr Mick McCarthy, Cllr Tony Ramsay

Village: Cllr Margaret Mullane, Cllr Lee Waker, Cllr Phil Waker

River: Cllr Peter Chand, Cllr Amardeep Singh Jamu, Cllr Eileen Keller

You can find contact details for your local councillors via the LBBD website.



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