Introducing Merton Green Party's 2017 General Election Candidates

19 April 2017

Merton Green Party is proud to announce that Charles Barraball and Laura Collins will be standing in the upcoming General Election, to be held on Thursday 8th June 2017. 

Charles Barraball will be our candidate for Wimbledon constituency. Charles is a long-time campaigner on local issues in Merton, focusing in particular on cycling, road safety, public health and disability rights. He is retired and previously worked in building procurement. He recently remarried and lives in West Barnes. He has four children and six grandchildren. Charles stood as a Green Party candidate in the last General Election and has stood in local elections several times. 

Laura Collins will be our candidate for Mitcham and Morden constituency. Laura lives in Mitcham with her partner and three children. She has worked in a variety of fields, but has most recently concentrated on management consultancy for financial service firms. Laura founded the Friends of Figge's Marsh last year, which has been active in improving the neglected park. She enjoys volunteering on litter picking and on conservation related projects, such as tree maintenance and planting. She has been an active member on her local school's parent teacher association for the past five years.


If you would like any further information on our candidates, please contact, or call Tom Killick on 07821 882380.


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