People

Cllr Brian Coomber

Brian Coomber is the Adur Council member for St. Nicolas Ward.
 As a commuter to London he studied with the Open University and gained an Honours degree in Humanities.Upon retirement from the world of marketing he became involved with local charities and was approached to stand in St Nicolas ward. He has been Chairman of the Council, twice. He is married,has two grown-up sons and lives in the ward. He can be contacted by e-mail at  brian.coomber@adur.gov.uk

Tim Loughton MP

Mr Tim Loughton was elected to serve as member of Parliament for East Worthing and Shoreham in 1997. After the general election of 2010, Tim became a Minister in the new Government with special responsibility for children and families.www.timloughton.com

Cllr Ann Bridges

Originally from London, Ann moved to Lancing in 1992 from Rochdale in Lancashire.For 17 years Ann worked in Social Services for Rochdale Metropolitan Council, latterly as a Social Worker. Ann is married with one son who is now disabled and helps to care for him.
Ann has been an Adur councillor for Widewater Ward since 2008 and was also a councillor for Mash Barn ward for two years previously. She has also been a Parish Councillor.

Daniel Hannan MEP

Daniel Hannan has been Conservative MEP for the South East of England since 1999. Local Conservatives voted him to the top of the regional list for the 2004 and 2009 European elections.He is Secretary-General of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists - the only bloc in Brussels that campaigns against closer integration.In March 2009, Daniel’s speech in the European Parliament attacking Gordon Brown attracted one-and-a-half million views within 72 hours, and went on to become the most watched political clip in British history.

Richard Ashworth MEP

Richard was born in 1947 in Folkestone, Kent and he is married to Sally.  They have three daughters.Before being elected to the European Parliament in June 2004 to represent the South East of England (he was also a candidate in 1999), Richard stood as the Conservative candidate for North Devon Westminster constituency in the 1997 General Election.

Nirj Deva MEP

Nirj was educated at St Joseph's Catholic College, Colombo and Loughborough University. He has been an aeronautical Engineer, Scientist and a Company Chairman and Director from 1997-99. He was a Member of Parliament, Brentford & Isleworth, from 1992-97.He was PPS to Minister of State, Scottish Office, 1996-97. Since 1985, he has been a HM Deputy Lieutenant for the Lord Lieutenancy of London. He was Chairman of the Bow Group in 1981 and on the Council of the Royal Commonwealth Society from 1976-80. He was a Special Advisor for Ethnic Affairs to the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP.

Emma Evans

Mrs Emma Evans is the Deputy Chairman (with responsibility for fund raising) of the Association.