Councillor Neil Laurenson: City councillor for St Stephen
Neil became the first Green Party councillor in Worcester when he was elected in 2012, and he was re-elected in 2016 and 2021. He helped the city council to introduce the Living Wage and convinced fellow councillors to support a ban on the use of snares in the city. He has campaigned for home energy efficiency measures and more funding for council services.
As well as being a councillor, he works full-time at the University of Worcester and is a self-employed personal tutor, specialising in English. He enjoys running, writing and looking after Grace (12) and Rowan (10).