People

Grant Shapps

Born in Hertfordshire in 1968, Grant was educated at Watford Grammar and Cassio College Watford, before studying Business & Finance at Manchester in the late 1980s. In 1990, Grant founded his own printing company at the age of just 21.Before becoming an MP, Grant started a small printing shop, which grew into a commercial design, print & web development company with clients throughout the UK and the rest of the world. Grant successfully established a team of fellow Directors who now run the business today without his input.

Sherrards: Harry BOWER

My family and I have lived in Templewood, Welwyn Garden City in the Sherrards ward for nearly 29 years. I was born in Manchester but have resided in a number of places, including growing up in New Zealand. living in Scotland and going to university in Leeds   In 1981 we. myself.

Haldens: Barbara FITZSIMON

I am married with two adult children and have lived in Hertfordshire since 1976, and Welwyn Garden City since 2004.

Handside: Helen BROMLEY

I have been a councillor since 2006 and enjoyed the many challenges it has brought. I work closely with my co-Councillor Fiona Thomson and we are your Conservative team for Handside.

Sherrards: Pat MABBOTT

I am a North Londoner by birth, educated in Edmonton and Tottenham.  After leaving college I became a secretary and worked at various local companies.