Stephen Barrett

District Councillor for Verulam

Stephen Barrett

T: 01727 855 523
E: [email protected]

Stephen Barrett has impressed many with his strong community values and determination to get things done for residents across the ward.

His priorities for the district council going forward include protecting parks and green spaces and securing more funding for road repairs.

Stephen said: “For me, politics is about commitment to my local community and working hard to deliver improvements that make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives.”


Edgar Hill

District Councillor for Verulam


T: 01727 370519
E: [email protected]

Edgar was elected as Councillor for Verulam Ward in 2014 and has a background in Financial Services. He moved to St Albans with his wife and two young daughters in 2008 and quickly became involved as a local activist. 

He works closely with local Resident Associations to address issues such as parking, antisocial behaviour and the causes of littering.  

“I am enjoying my term as Councillor. My experience on Scrutiny, City and Neighbourhood and Planning Committees, as well as the officer relationships I have formed will continue to prove invaluable in supporting the residents of Verulam in the years to come.”


Chris Davies

District Councillor for Verulam


T: 01727 753 839 
E: [email protected]

Chris has been a St Albans resident for several years, having lived in London previously and also worked abroad for 12 years in Hong Kong and Australia. Chris has enjoyed a 25-year career with financial services, both in wealth management and running his own research and development consultancy.

Chris became active with the LibDems after the 2015 general election. This is down to Chris’s firm belief in civil liberty and the need for inclusive and progressive liberal values in our modern day society.

Being a businessman Chris realises the need to identify and manage key risks such as crime, highway repairs, health and safety.


Sandy Walkington

County Councillor for St Albans South
(covering Sopwell and Verulam wards)


T: 07802 177317
E: [email protected]

Sandy Walkington is County Councillor for the St Albans South division covering Sopwell and Verulam.

He was an apprentice in Cold War Berlin and also worked as a printer, crane operator, fettler, and swarf clearer.

After university and qualifying as a lawyer, he worked in the oil industry in London and New York before becoming Director of Public Affairs for British Telecommunications and then holding the same role at Transport for London. 

He is a former parliamentary candidate for St Albans and also a former district councillor for St Peter's ward.  His particular interests at County Hall are adult care, environment and transport. 

As a Liberal Democrat he sums up his philosophy in four words: Freedom, Fairness, Green, International.


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