Local Conservatives Report Successful Year

Bexleyheath and Crayford Conservative Association (BCCA) held their AGM on Friday evening (16 March) at the Bexleyheath Conservative Club, with Association President, Bernard Clewes MBE, in the Chair for the well attended meeting.

Chairman Mark Brooks reported on the General Election, political activities, and the social and fundraising events of the past year. He highlighted the visits of Government Ministers Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, and Jackie Doyle-Price MP, to events and praised the Ladies Group for all their hard work.

Treasurer Marian Pollard presented the annual accounts and thanked everyone for their successful fundraising.

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, then addressed the meeting and spoke about current political issues, including Brexit, Russia, defence, the NHS and education. Then he answered questions from members.

Council Leader Teresa O’Neill OBE updated members on the work of Bexley Council over the past year and the local election campaign.

The officers elected for 2018-19 were:

President: Bernard Clewes MBE

Vice President: Cllr Howard Marriner

Chairman: Mark Brooks

Deputy Political: Cllr Brad Smith

Deputy Membership and Fundraising: Maureen King

Treasurer: Marian Pollard

Assistant to Deputy Political: Cllr Teresa O’Neill OBE

Assistant to Deputy Membership and Fundraising: Janet Power

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Pictured left to right: Bernard Clewes MBE, Mark Brooks, Rt Hon David Evennett MP