There are 14 candidates for the three seats in the ward. The three sitting Liberal Democrat councillors are standing again: Geoff Acton [88 Cole Park Road, TW1 1JA], Ben Khosa 15 [Tayben Avenue, TW2 7RA] and Philip Morgan [85 Heathfield South, TW2 7SR].

The three Conservative candidates are: Chris Harrison [21 Riverdale Gardens, Twickenham, TW1 2BX]; Suzanne Jozefowicz [216 Staines Road, Twickenham, TW2 5AP]; and James Morgan Morgan [55 Crown Road, TW1 3EJ].

The three Green Party candidates are: Jenny Andersson [5 Kenilworth Court, Hampton Road, Twickenham, TW2 5QL], Judy Maciejowska [57 Haliburton Road, TW1 1PD] and Carey Roest [6 Norman Avenue, TW1 2LY].

The three Labour candidates are : Cheryl Ould [7 Manor Road, Teddington, TW11 8BH], Pamela Risner [16 Kingsbury House, 10 King’s Road, Richmond, TW10 6NW] and Derek Tutchell [52 Bushy Park Road, Teddington, TW11 9DG].

And there are two independents: Felicity Smart [3 Netherton Road, TW1 1LZ] and Rupert Suren [11A Kilmorey Gardens, TW1 1PU]

In 2006 the shares of the total vote were: Liberal Democrat 53%; Conservative 34%; Green 6%; Labour 2%; Independents 5 . Barry Edwards, the sometimes controversial local resident who polled 474 votes as an independent in 2006 [the highest total in the borough], is standing for the Conservatives in Teddington [Lib Dem majority 26. ]

from Christopher Squire