Cllr Keith Prince is the Havering & Redbridge Conservative candidate for the London Assembly. As the former Leader of Redbridge Council, a current councillor in Redbridge, and a past councillor in Havering, Keith has unrivalled experience and local knowledge to represent the area.
The 57 year-old Father of Three was born in Elm Park and lived in Romford until he was 28. He went to Gaynes Comprehensive School in Upminster and Havering Technical College
His children were raised and are educated in Redbridge.
Keith served as a councillor for Gidea Park ward between 1990 and 1995 and is currently a non-executive advisor to Stephen Greenhalgh, the Deputy Mayor for Policing & Crime.
He has experience of the practical politics of service delivery in London, and of achieving change in a contested political environment. He brings to this role his experience of crime prevention as the key to transforming communities and extensive understanding of public engagement and leadership.
He is a life long resident of Greater London, a school Governor and takes on a number of community roles in addition to as his political involvement.
Commenting on his candidacy for the London Assembly Keith said "I have intrinsic links with both Boroughs. I understand the local issues as they are as important to me as they are for everyone in both boroughs because I live them too."
"I am someone from the community this is not a step on the political ladder for me it's about changing people's lives having the opportunity to stand up for and improve our area. I hope you can see the benefits of having someone local represent you."
"We face big challenges in our local communities and I look forward to working together to find solutions to the difficulties we face."