North Walworth ward candidates

The Green Party candidates for North Walworth in the Southwark Council elections on Thursday 3rd May 2018 are Peter Baffoe, Adriana Hoyos Rojas, and Guy Mannes-Abbott

Peter BaffoePeter Baffoe is Southwark born and bred. He works as a community development officer for a small charity based in Bermondsey. He is husband to Winnie and they have three "adorable" children. Having grown up in the borough, through his work in a local charity and role as governor at a Southwark primary school, Peter sees the impact of decisions made by the government and local council on the vulnerable, young and old. He has witnessed the positive development in Southwark, but believes more sustainable and equitable approaches are required in matters which impact our communities such as housing, employment, education, recreation and the environment. [Read more...]

Adriana Hoyos RojasAdriana Hoyos Rojas is a Colombian-born qualified lawyer who has lived in the UK since 2002 and in London since 2007. She has spent the last five years working directly with immigrant communities. She founded a law firm which specialises in immigration law and supporting Colombian businesses, based in Elephant & Castle since 2012, plus the BriCol Lawyers Association. Adriana is currently a leading advocate for the local Latin American community in their ongoing fight to retain a viable Latin Quarter in a redeveloped Elephant & Castle. [Read more...]

Guy Mannes-AbbottGuy Mannes-Abbott is a North Walworth resident and an author whose work often performs in visual art contexts, including his critically-acclaimed In Ramallah, Running (London 2012). He once taught theory at London's AA School of Architecture, and his cultural criticism has been published widely in publications including The Independent, The GuardianNew Statesman, Architectural Review, and Middle East Monitor. He is a core member of the Gulf Labour Coalition. [Read more...] Twitter_bird_logo_2012.svg.png

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