Tony Harms has lived in Hackney for 34 years. For 20 years he ran a Hackney based Adoption Support Agency and is currently the Secretary of a Mental Health Charity. He has been active in conservation issues and was Secretary of the Stoke Newington Conservation Area Advisory Committee. He is a member of the City and Hackney CCG Patient and Public Involvement Committee (to be reorganised) and is a former vice-chair of the Lordship Safer Neighbourhood Forum. He has previously contested Lordship, Clissold and Stamford Hill West wards.
"The pandemic has changed Hackney forever and we have an opportunity to rebuild a fairer, greener borough for everyone. We need to look at the whole picture when thinking about a green recovery and really bring the whole community onboard to tackle things like traffic pressure, air pollution and making our neighbourhoods safe for walking, cycling, and much more accessible for those with mobility issues.
"As a Liberal Democrat I believe that we should do this by putting power in the hands of local people who really understand the challenges, and as a Councillor I would engage with the diverse community through ward forums and residents groups and give them a real say in the running of their ward so we can tackle these important issues together.
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