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Cllr. Sof McVeigh
Sof became a councillor in 2018 and is currently Chair of the Licensing Committee and serving as Deputy Mayor. Sof has worked in Corporate design in Hong Kong and London, and values the importance of good design. She has been on the Grenfell Scrutiny Committee and the work there is close to her heart and she's a governor of a nearby school. Since being elected Sof has worked to get Acoustic cameras installed in the ward to help combat nuisance drivers.
Cllr. Mary Weale
Mary has been a Councillor for Brompton and Hans Town (or Hans Town as it was) since 1987 and was brought up in the ward. She has worked in Insurance at Lloyd’s and in Project Management. During her time on the council she has served in a number of capacities including Lead Member for Finance and Customer Delivery and is currently the Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee. Mary is married with three children and is a keen cyclist.
Cllr. Walaa Idris
Walaa was elected in Brompton and Hans Town in 2018. She served as Deputy Lead Member for Arts, Culture and Community Safety, and was both Deputy Mayor and Vice Chair of Planning in 2019. Currently, she is a school governor at Oxford Gardens Primary School, member of the Corporate Parenting Board, member of the Planning Application Committee and Chair of Family and Children Services Select Committee.
She is passionate about protecting British pollinators and as Deputy Mayor championed and launched The Bee Superhighway – a programme designed to create a borough wide network of pollinator corridors and pathways to aid the sustainability and enrichment of biodiversity life in RBKC and the country.
Walaa is mother to two daughters and three dogs. She has lived in the borough since emigrating to the (UK) in 1991 and has been a Chelsea resident since 2003.
Updated November 2022