Member Questions 2018-2019

A FOI (Freedom of Information) request has revealed how many Member (Councillor) enquiries were received between 4 May 2018 and 7 May 2019 from Members of the Council. The council does not record policy enquiries made by Councillors and these figures do not represent all of the casework that members undertake, only that which is logged through the member enquiries system.

First NameSurnamePartyQsWard
JamesHolmesConservative0Trinity
Agatha MaryAkyigyinaLabour2Figges Marsh
JohnDehaneyLabour2Graveney
StanAndersonLabour3Lower Morden
DennisPearceLabour3St Helier
OwenPritchardLabour4Cricket Green
MaryCurtinLabour4Lower Morden
RebeccaLanningLabour5Cricket Green
DavidSimpsonConservative5Hillside
DickieWilkinsonMerton Park Independent5Merton Park
RussellMakinLabour6Cricket Green
BillyChristieLabour6Lavender Fields
PeterMcCabeLabour6Ravensbury
StephenCroweConservative6Raynes Park
NickDraperLabour6St Helier
AndrewHowardConservative6Village
BenButlerLabour7Abbey
MarkAllisonLabour7Lavender Fields
MarsieSkeeteLabour7Longthornton
MikeBruntLabour11Figges Marsh
EdithMacauleyLabour11Lavender Fields
DavidChungLabour11Longthornton
KellyBraundLabour11St Helier
TobinByersLabour12Graveney
EdwardFoleyMerton Park Independent12Merton Park
NajeebLatifConservative14Village
CarlQuilliamLabour*14West Barnes
NickMcLeanConservative16Cannon Hill
DaveWardLabour16Colliers Wood
DavidWilliamsConservative17Hillside
ThomasBarlowConservative17Village
PeterSouthgateMerton Park Independent20Merton Park
JoanHenryLabour20Pollards Hill
HayleyOrmrodConservative22Trinity
DavidDeanConservative23Dundonald
OmarBushConservative23Raynes Park
PaulineCowperLabour28Cannon Hill
GeraldineStanfordLabour30Figges Marsh
NigelBenbowConservative31Abbey
AidanMundyLabour31Pollards Hill
JaniceHowardConservative31Wimbledon Park
EleanorStringerLabour34Abbey
BrendaFraserLabour35Longthornton
AdamBushConservative40Raynes Park
OonaghMoultonConservative40Wimbledon Park
SimonMcGrathLib Dems42Dundonald
CarolineCooper-MarbiahLabour46Colliers Wood
EloiseBaileyLib Dems61West Barnes
LaxmiAttawarLabour65Colliers Wood
DanielHoldenConservative66Hillside
PaulKohlerLib Dems66Trinity
StephenAlambritisLabour69Ravensbury
LindaKirbyLabour75Gravesney
HinaBokhariLib Dems94West Barnes
EdwardGrettonConservative103Wimbledon Park
NatashaIronsLabour109Ravensbury
AnthonyFaircloughLib Dems112Dundonald
MarkKennyLabour114Cannon Hill
SallyKennyLabour114Lower Morden
MartinWheltonLabour126Pollards Hill

Note: Council Leader Cllr Stephen Alambritis is paid as a full-time member of staff for Merton Council, his enquiries have been assigned to Ravensbury Ward but could apply to any of the 20 wards.

Each ward has three Councillors, the three individual member enquires has been combined to show by ward the number locally.

WardCllrs PartiesTotal Questions
Cricket Green3 Labour Cllrs15
St Helier3 Labour Cllrs20
Lavender Fields3 Labour Cllrs24
Village3 Conservative Cllrs37
Merton Park3 Merton Park Ind Cllrs37
Figges Marsh3 Labour Cllrs43
Longthornton3 Labour Cllrs53
Raynes Park3 Conservative Cllrs69
Abbey2 Labour, 1 Conservative Cllrs72
Hillside3 Conservative Cllrs88
Trinity2 Conservative, 1 Lib Dem Cllrs88
Graveney3 Labour Cllrs89
Lower Morden3 Labour Cllrs121
Colliers Wood3 Labour Cllrs127
Cannon Hill2 Labour, 1 Conservative158
West Barnes3 Lib Dem169
Wimbledon Park3 Conservative Cllrs174
Dundonald2 Lib Dem, 1 Conservative Cllr177
Pollards Hill3 Labour Cllrs177
Ravensbury3 Labour Cllrs* (inc Full-Time Leader of Council)184

See 2019-2020 Data and 2020-2021 Data