Rebecca works at Little Village Wandsworth, a charity based on Rowfant Road in Balham supporting families in need with baby equipment and clothes. Rebecca is passionate about ensuring all local children get a great start in life. Her son has recently started school and she helped launch the Fair Funding For All Schools campaign locally after learning about the cuts affecting his school. This included mobilising five hundred parents and pupils on Tooting Common for a march last year. Rebecca has lived in the area for almost twenty years and is a big supporter of community cohesion and integration. She is a keen amateur singer and her desert island disc would be Brahms’s Eine Deutche Requiem.
Henry works supporting teachers, parents and pupils working for the National Education Union (NUT section). Previously, he supported Head Teachers, working for the NAHT (National Association of Head Teachers). Henry is an active campaigner against cuts to all schools in the borough and throughout London. He is an active Trade Unionist. Outside of his work and campaigning life, Henry is a passionate Chelsea FC supporter. He has recently become a voluntary board member of the Chelsea Supporters’ Trust, working on issues that matter to supporters and the local community. Henry’s desert island disc is Pressure Drop: The Definitive Collection by Toots and the Maytals and he’d take Tony Benn’s More time for Politics.
Colm has lived in Tooting for twenty-seven years. He is a Senior Manager in Adult Social Care, Health and Housing. He has spent thirty years working with London's vulnerable and homeless. Colm is a naturalist and a trained ecologist and spends much of his spare time volunteering on bird surveys, helping organise public lectures on conservation matters and occasionally leading nature walks on Tooting Common. He is an EU Remainer and campaigner for social justice, secure affordable housing, inclusion for people with disabilities, and fair pay and work conditions. Colm has signed the Battersea and Wandsworth Trades Council Charter for fair employment. He is a parent whose children went to a local school. Colm's desert Island disc is Stranded by Van Morrison and his book would be The Birdwatchers Handbook.