Westbury-on-Trym & Henleaze Ward Team

Your candidates Chris and Simon (on the right)

About The Candidates

Simon Cook

Simon brings a wealth of political experience, having served as councillor for Clifton East from 1999 to 2016. During that time he was Lord Mayor, and Leader of Council, as well as holding many different Cabinet positions in the well regarded Lib Dem administration.

He was also a professional actor, appearing in Broadchurch, Casualty and Eastenders amongst many roles on stage and screen.

Simon Cook
Email: [email protected]

Chris Harris

Chris is a born and bred Bristolian, and an avid local campaigner in Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze.

Chris has previously served as a borough councillor in Reading. Chris has a particular interest in housing and children's services and chaired the parenting panel during his time as a councillor.

In Reading, he was a Liberal Democrat councillor for Tilehurst ward from 2007 to 2011. He was a member of Reading Borough’s Education and Children’s Services Scrutiny Panel and of its Corporate Parenting Panel, which he chaired from 2010 to 2011.

Chris Harris
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07788 106 069

Dr Caroline Gooch

Caroline comes from a scientific background with a PhD in Biomedical Science, and after training in research moved to industry. She has 20 years’ experience in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, including at an international level. She has planned and worked on clinical trials and with the NHS to support appropriate and informed use of medicines and early access.

Caroline lives in Westbury Park, enjoys running, walking and cycling and was a rower for many years. She is a supporter of sport and education and the arts

Caroline Gooch
Email: [email protected]

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