Borough Councillors

Cllr Paul Hodgins

Leader of the Opposition (Richmond) & Barnes

Cllr Paul Hodgins is the Leader of the Conservative Group on Richmond Borough Council.

Cllr Rita Palmer


Rita has lived in Barnes with her husband Adrian for 22 years.  They have four daughters. She is a proud grandmother to 7 grandchildren.  Before she retired in 2014 she worked in London prisons as a Forensic Therapist for 15 years. 

Cllr Brian Marcel

East Sheen

Brian Marcel has lived in East Sheen for 35 years and is the current Opposition spokesman for business, employment, economics and digital.

Cllr Seamus Joyce

East Sheen

Seamus is regularly out and about across East Sheen listening and resolving local issues. His background in Licensing and Noise have already proved useful in the Ward.

Cllr Paul Avon

Mortlake & Barnes Common

Paul Avon is Conservative Councillor for Mortlake & Barnes Common. 

Cllr Gemma Curran

Mortlake & Barnes Common

Gemma Curran is Conservative Councillor for Mortlake & Barnes Common. 

Cllr Kevin Davis

Leader of the Opposition (Kingston)

Kevin Davis is Conservative Councillor for Old Malden and Leader of the Opposition for Kingston Council.