Local Elections 2021

Supporting our Communities.

We’re proud that our party is made up of local people who care about our town. We support community facilities like Friendship House when we see them threatened by the Conservatives and we come together to say no to overnight closures at the QE2 Hospital in Welwyn Garden City. Our members lead community support groups, serve in foodbanks, and work in the fantastic NHS vaccination programme.

Your Labour candidates in Welham Green & Hatfield South
Gareth Aicken – Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
John Eames-Petersen – Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Moyna Aicken – Hertfordshire County Council
Philip Ross – Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
(Scroll down to read more about your candidates)

Vote Labour on Thursday 6 May 2021

This election if your chance to choose a positive plan for Welwyn Hatfield’s future.

Labour will keep your council tax low while protecting key services, much like the Labour-led Council have done in Stevenage.

We’ll stand up for Health and Care workers. Labour Councillors voted for a proper pay increase for those who have been there for us during the pandemic while the Conservatives were proposing NHS pay cuts. Only Labour will bring in free parking for nurses and health workers while fighting cuts at the local QE2 Urgent Care Centre.

Labour is fighting to save vital community services like “Friendship House” in Hatfield as the Conservatives block it from being used while they work out how to pocket as much money and profit from the site as possible.

For too long greed, waste and dodgy deals have come before local people and local needs.

You can stop this right now. Vote Labour and help us put you first.

Our Pledges

*Labour Stevenage Band D Council Tax = £1904.20
Conservative Welwyn Hatfield Band D Council Tax = £1970.47

Visit our Elections 2021 page to read our pledges across housing, business, the environment, emergency services and supporting our local community in full and see what a Labour council could do for Welwyn Hatfield.

Gareth Aicken
Labour Candidate – Borough Council

More text from Gareth coming soon

John Eames-Petersen
Labour Candidate – Borough Council

More text from John coming soon

Moyna Aicken
Labour Candidate – Hertfordshire County Council Candidate

My home has been in Lockley Crescent since 2009 and I believe in putting my efforts into the community I live in.

I’m rooted in this community and have vast amounts of life and management experience to put behind my work. I’m a qualified Life Coach and Trainer and regularly invest my time and expertise in helping people deal with day to day issues as well as extreme difficulties.

To me, we are all equal as human beings and everyone deserves a chance.

I’ve lived and worked in many countries and recognise and celebrate diverse cultures – a great ongoing education for me. Having spent some time at the Hatfield Citizens Advice Bureau I’m aware of some of the needs of this community but there is nothing better than to be amongst our town’s people at various events and to speak with you directly.

My faith is in our ability to make this community a strong and resilient one that flourishes in being there for each other. The Labour Party and I will be there for you.

Vote for me on May 6th, 2021!


Philip Ross
Labour Candidate for Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner

My goal is to ensure that we are all safe online, in our homes, and on the streets. Our key priority is to focus on anti-social behaviour. I am going to appoint a new anti-social behaviour commissioner who will ensure that councils, the police, and other groups such as housing landlords must work together to solve complaints. We will be focusing on county-line drug gangs that target school-age children. We will introduce an intelligence-led policing model so that we can prevent and detect crime and go back to effective community and neighbourhood policing.


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Vote Labour on Thursday 6 May!


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