Merlene Emerson and Anne Mckee
Merlene Emerson and Anne McKee are Liberal Democrats activists in Barnes ward.
Merlene Emerson has lived in Barnes for nearly 20 years. She has always been active locally: volunteering for Save the Children, as Director of Richmond Housing Partnership (2007-2012) and then as Trustee of Barnes Relief in Need Charity (2013-2015).
Merlene is currently a Trustee of the BCA (Barnes Community Association). A former City solicitor, Merlene will bring to the Council legal and mediation skills as well as her passion to fight for local residents to ensure our children grow up in a society that is kinder, fairer and more tolerant.
Anne McKee is a dual French and Irish national. Although born in Dublin, she grew up in Normandy. Anne worked as a lawyer in France she arrived in London in 1989, requalified as a Solicitor and worked for many years in various firms.
Anee has lived in Barnes since 1994 and has always been interested in local matters. After the Brexit vote, she joined the Liberal Democrats and decided to play a more active role.
Amongst the local issues affecting Barnes in the coming months are the Stag Brewery Development as well as the intended year-long closure of Hammersmith Bridge.
Contact Anne or Merlene on: [email protected]