Richard Honess has lived in St Mary Cray since the age of 10 and has also worked in the area as both a schoolteacher and as a police officer. As a result, he has a deep understanding of the issues within the ward.
He has worked tirelessly to deal with the problem of litter, dumped rubbish and fly-tipping; proactively reporting on dumpsites and other road and street defects.
Currently a lecturer in policing he is also well practiced in evidence-based policy and problem solving and will take these skills to the Council to improve our area and our borough. Follow Richard on Twitter @TheBigHon.
Richard said, “As a local resident I experience daily the problems caused by the council’s lack of attention to area of St Mary Cray. The abandonment of our estates, and a lack of support to our communities. I want to stand up and speak out to ensure our residents get the services they depend on”