Councillor Hustings Event Tues 19th April

Thornton Heath Councillor Hustings flyer

Ahead of the upcoming local elections, Thornton Heath Community Action Team invites you to our Thornton Heath Councillor Hustings event at St Paul’s Church CR7 8NB on Tues 19th April from 7pm.

This will be an opportunity to hear from representatives from the political parties as well as our two Independent candidates Andrea Perry (Thornton Heath ward) & Graham Mitchell (Bensham Manor ward), and what they hope to do for the Borough of Croydon and Thornton Heath in particular, if elected.

Wards within Thornton Heath

  • Bensham Manor
  • Thornton Heath
  • West Thornton

Draft Agenda

1. Welcome, apologies, health & safety briefing.

2. Introductions from candidates (maximum of 5 minutes each)

  • Humayun Kabir – spokesperson for Labour
  • Richard Harris – spokesperson for Conservatives
  • Ben Andoh (West Thornton), Carl Collins (Bensham Manor) and Jason McLean (Thornton Heath) – Taking the Initiative Party
  • Graham MitchellIndependent for Bensham Manor Ward
  • Andrea PerryIndependent for Thornton Heath Ward

3. Written questions submitted in advance to THCAT for the candidates

4. Audience questions for the candidates

5. Date of next meeting (TBA)


There is ramp access to the church hall

We asked that questions be submitted in advance via email to by the 13th April.

The deadline for registering to vote is 11:59pm on 14 April to vote in the following elections on 5 May 2022.

Register to vote here.

If you were unable to make our Croydon Mayoral Candidates Hustings, check out the footage and minutes here.