Cllr Jacquie Keen

Name: Cllr Jacquie Keen

Ward: Critchmere and Shottermill (Waverley Borough Council) and Critchmere (Haslemere Town Council)

Bio: I have lived in Haslemere all my life, as have generations of my family before me. I was a night nurse for thirty years, the last sixteen at Milford Hospital, where I am now Chair of the League of Friends.

I have been Mayor of both Haslemere and Waverley. In 2001, I was awarded the MBE for Community work. If elected, I will be very supportive of our young people. As a committee member of "A place2be" youth group I am very aware of the support clubs such as ours give to young people.

I am also very concerned about the lack of transparency in local politics. I believe that local democracy needs to be open and transparent, and I shall work hard to achieve this. I am concerned that Waverley and Haslemere Councils are so dominated by a single party as lack of genuine debate results in poor decision-making.

Email: jacquie.keen@waverley.gov.uk