Cllr Anton Georgiou

Councillor Anton Georgiou

Leader of the Brent Liberal Democrat Council Group

Anton Georgiou has lived in Brent his whole life.

He has been an active campaigner in our area for over a decade.

Anton was first elected as a Councillor on 23rd January 2020, when he won the Alperton by-election. He served as the sole Liberal Democrat Councillor in the borough until May 2022, when he was re-elected and was joined on the Council by Paul Lorber and Hannah Matin.

He has been Lib Dem Leader since May 2022 and has focused on leading a strong and effective Opposition Group against a complacent Labour administration.

Anton is passionate about ensuring our borough is a place where young people can thrive. He has a particular interest in tackling housing shortages by building genuinely affordable housing.





Photo of Councillor Paul Lorber

Councillor Paul Lorber

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Sudbury

Paul Lorber has lived in Brent since 1969—first in Willesden and then in Sudbury and Wembley.

He was educated at Kilburn Comprehensive School and then Manchester University.

He was first elected to Brent Council in 1982 and served for 32 consecutive years until 2014. He was re-elected as a Liberal Democrat Councillor for Sudbury Ward in May 2022.

He has served as a School Governor since 1994 and he helps to run a Community Library in Barham Park as a full-time volunteer.

Paul is passionate about local environmental issues and campaigns on them all year round.

Cllr Hannah Matin

Councillor Hannah Matin

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Alperton

Hannah has lived in Brent for most of her life.

With a professional background working in Parliament, the charity sector and currently the NHS, as well as personal experiences of living with a sight impairment and long term health conditions following a rare childhood cancer, Hannah is passionate about utilising her professional and personal experiences to make a positive difference.

Hannah was first elected as a Councillor in Alperton following the May 2022 local elections, alongside Councillor Anton Georgiou who was re-elected, and Councillor Paul Lorber in Sudbury.

In addition to her day-to-day duties as a Councillor, Hannah has been focussed on making Alperton and Brent more accessible, improving health and wellbeing, and cleaning up our streets and green spaces for residents and visitors, as well as animals who depend on these green spaces.





Helen Baxter

Helen Baxter

Parliamentary Candidate for Queen’s Park & Maida Vale

Helen is delighted to have been selected as the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate for Queen's Park & Maida Vale. She is determined to
support local residents by being an effective and forceful local champion.

Helen has lived in London all her life. She began campaigning for the Liberal Democrats following the EU referendum and can see the damage Brexit has done to our country and our economy. Helen understands the importance of our cultural and scientific ties to our neighbours, having been an Erasmus student in Germany.

As a millennial, Helen is concerned about young people with families being priced out of this part of London and the lack of affordable and good quality housing for local key workers.

Helen was previously Mayoral candidate in Hackney where she fought to save childcare centres and a women's domestic abuse charity from closure. She is a Chartered Accountant and works for a charity.

Jonny Singh

Jonny Singh

Parliamentary Candidate for Brent East and GLA Candidate for Brent and Harrow

Jonny is our Parliamentary candidate for the Brent East constituency, as well as our candidate for Brent and Harrow in the 2024 GLA election.

Jonny has a professional background in foreign affairs, serving as an RAF officer and then working in the humanitarian and international development sectors supporting communities affected by conflict, crisis, and poverty across the world. He has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Myanmar, South Sudan, and Nigeria.

As well as campaigning locally, Jonny contributes to the party’s international affairs policy group, and works full-time for a non-profit organisation on international education projects.  He is committed to working with our councillors on environmental issues in Brent, as well as focusing on improving youth services and local sports facilities.

If elected as our MP for Brent East Jonny would:

  • Be a champion for our environment and make sure Brent is clean, green, and with an economy focused on the green jobs of the future.
  • Work to fix our broken asylum system and put in place a system that is fast, fair and supports safe and legal migration routes for refugees.
  • Advocate to close UK off-shore tax havens and use the money raised to fund a fair social care system in Britain.





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