Elected in a by-election in 2011, Cllr Alice Perry is a Labour councillor for St Peter’s ward in the London Borough of Islington.
Alice has worked with colleagues to pioneer work in the borough to work with local business to create more jobs and apprenticeships for Islington residents, pay all staff at least the London living wage, launch Islington’s biggest affordable housing programme for 30 years, and to become the first local authority for 100 years to build its own power station which provides cheaper and greener energy to council and private tenants.
Alice represents local Labour councillors on the Party’s National Executive Committee and was elected in August 2014 on an increased turnout. Alice is a member of a number of NEC committees, including the Organisational Committee and the Equalities Committee. You can read Alice Perry’s NEC Reports online.
Alice is Deputy Whip of the Local Government Association Labour Group and is a member of the Local Government Association Culture, Tourism and Sports Board. Alice is also a member of the Association of Labour Councillors Executive.
As a member of the NEC, Alice is a member of Labour’s National Policy Forum. Alice has been on the National Policy forum since 2012 when she was elected to represent Labour Party members in London. She is co-convenor of the Justice and Home Affiars Policy Commission, which overseas policy areas relating to police, national security, immigration, justice, equality and the Cabinet Office. She was previously a member of the Sustainability and Prosperity Policy Commission, which overseas policy relating to the economy, public spending, infrastructure development and devolution.
Alice is a member of UCU and is her branch membership secretary. Alice loves her day job working for a specialist public health university in central London.