Chris White

County Councillor for St Albans Central Division: Covering Clarence & St Peter's and District Councillor for Clarence Ward


T: 01727 845 300
17 Cunningham Avenue, St Albans, AL1 1JJ

Chris White has been the County Councillor for St Albans Central since 1993, and since 2008 has served as the District Councillor for Clarence Ward.

He originally trained as an accountant and, over the years he has been involved in local politics, has served as a member of the Police Authority and the Audit Commission. He lives in St Albans with his wife.

As a County Councillor, Chris takes a particularly keen interest in the state of our highways - and has consistently highlighted the failings of the County Council to provide a decent repairs service.

On a more local level, Chris is working with local people to find a way of refurbishing the Clarence Park cricket pavilion and is pressing the district council to keep the streets free of rubbish.


Gerard McHale

District Councillor for Clarence Ward


T: 07885 206 028
16 Davy House, Charrington Place, St Albans, AL1 3FL

Gerard was elected as councillor for Clarence Ward in 2014 and has a background in finance before recently returning to university to train as a Doctor. He moved to St Albans in 2009 and quickly became involved as a local activist.

He works closely with local residents to address issues such as parking, green spaces and the causes of littering.

“It is a great pleasure to represent the people of Clarence on the District Council. I am passionate about local democracy and I am really enjoying my first term on the council. I look forward to hearing from residents, and assisting them whenever I can”


Ellie Hudspith 

District Councillor for Clarence Ward

 T: 01727 855523

Ellie was elected in the Clarence ward by-election on 20 October 2016. Ellie has lived in St Albans nearly all of her life, having attended Beaumont School. She currently works in the ward on Hatfield Road for as Public Affairs and Policy Officer for CAMRA and spends her day job protecting many of St Albans's historic pubs from developers. 

She works closely with Chris and Gerard in trying to sort out the wards broken roads and pavements as well as protecting Clarence Park and ensurng the ramp is repaired adequately. 




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