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Councillor Martin Whelton

Contact information

Bus. phone:  0207 983 5507

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Committee appointments

Biography

Councillor Martin Whelton is currently serving as a Cabinet Member for Education on Merton Council. This involves leading on a £81million school expansions project and driving up standards in schools across the borough ensuring they provide a high standard of education.

 

Since being elected as a councillor in 2002, Councillor Whelton has undertaken a number of different roles on the council including Cabinet Member for Culture and Housing; Mayor of Merton 2008/9; chairing a scrutiny panel for finance and corporate services, and chairing the Licensing committee.  This has enabled him to gain experience over a wide range of policy areas.