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Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats

Goldsmid Ward

Click here for a map of the ward.

Your local Lib Dem Focus team are Andrew England, Orla May and Paul Chandler.

Andrew England

Andrew England East Brighton By ElectionAndrew is a chemistry teacher who has lived in Goldsmid ward for thirty years. He is married to Paula and they have three school-aged children - Jose, Ignacia and Belen.

Andrew's priorities on the council are to improve school facilities, the local environment, parks, children's playgrounds, public conveniences and to repair dangerous pavements.

Orla May

Orla Orla May - Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats Membership Development Officerwas born in Brighton & Hove and lives in Goldsmid ward. She has a background in economics and works in financial regulation, as well as being a trustee of the local money advice charity St Luke's Advice Service.

Orla first stood as a council candidate in Goldsmid Ward in May 2019. As noted by Brighton and Hove News, working hard for the local area runs in the family: her father Jim May was elected to Brighton council forty years previously in May 1979.

Paul Chandler

Paul Chandler

Paul is a founder member of the Liberal Democrats. He has stood for Parliament on several occasions, has had experience as a local councillor for over ten years and as a governor of several schools.

Paul has run his own travel agency business and is currently involved in a property venture. He has also worked as a volunteer at the Citizen's Advice Bureau and in one of the city's soup kitchens.

News and views

We are actively listening to your views. If there are ward issues that you would like to see resolved or if you would like to help, please email us on goldsmid@liberalbrighton.org. We are also on Twitter @GoldsmidLibDems.

Click below for our latest newsletter, which you will hopefully also get through your letterbox!

Goldsmid Liberal Democrats Summer 2020 Focus Newsletter