Councillor Mrs Seema Kumar

Councillor Mrs Seema Kumar
22 May 2014
04 May 2006
Conservative
Ealing Broadway
07939 254 263

Biography

Background:

Born in Kenya (Nairobi) where partly educated at primary and High School.  Qualifications obtained 9A levels; a degree in psychology; management course travel and business.  Owned and managed a successful travel business until married. I have been a highly active member of charity work for over 31 years and speak various languages; - fluent Urdu, Punjabi, Swahili, basic Russian and German and Gujrati.

 

Political Career:

Elected councillor for Ealing Broadway Ward 2014.  Active member and fundraiser for Ealing, Central & Acton Conservative Association – campaign fund raising director in the general election for Daniel Kawczynski MP. In the local 2002 election I was selected to stand in Walpole Ward.  Stood in the local election of 2006 and elected councillor for Acton Central Ward until 2010.

 

Chairman, Deputy Chairman  membership and fundraising for Acton Ward;  Deputy Mayor for The Borough 2008/9 undertaking over 200 engagements. Chairman 100 Club until 2008/9; (launched in 2006) .Chairman of “The Patrons Club” Ealing, Central and Acton since launched in 2007.  I was also one of the two prospective parliamentary candidates for the Ealing & Southall by-election in 2007 and co-chairman of the 60th anniversary celebrations Ball of India & Pakistan with David Cameron in 2007.

 

Outside Interests:

Since 2004 I became Chairman of the Children’s Hope – Foundation and organised several fundraising events to assist children in poverty, education, disability and medical equipment. Fundraised for RAAFT enabling the foundation of a mother and baby hospital.  As the Director of Children’s Hope Trading Ltd, I set up and currently run the charity’s first retail outlet on The Mall in Ealing Broadway.  Vice Chairman for “Save the Children” Chiswick & Hammersmith in 1980’s and served on the Committee of the Commonwealth Society for the Deaf (Soundseekers). 

 

Assisted with fundraising for "Help the Aged" with Princess Helena Moutafian, Chairman of Asian Family Counselling Service based in Ealing in1990’s. Youngest Treasurer in the 80’s and then Chairman of the Commonwealth Countries League from 1992-1994. Raised funds for CCL by running The International Stall annually for over 15 yrs. Helped to fundraise on the committee of “Concern for Mental Health”, which I continue to support along with the “Phoenix Project” based in Ealing.  I am a keen supporter and member of the (WIA) Women’s India Association UK.  

 

Event organiser and professional fundraiser of (charities). My motto is “Progress with Compassion.” I am committed to the welfare of the young and elderly and have helped in many areas to resolve concerns for the needy. As an author I have written a cookbook ‘Definitely Dishy on Italian, Thai, Mediterranean, and fusion Indian cuisine.  I am a nature lover who has travelled the world and write poetry, on any subject, and above all have raised our children with family and community values, respect of culture and traditions, caring and giving.

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 4 May 2006 Sun 9 May 2010 Lost election
Thu 22 May 2014  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeFri 5 May 2006 Sun 9 May 2010
ConservativeThu 22 May 2014

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Acton CentralThu 4 May 2006 Sun 9 May 2010
Ealing BroadwayThu 22 May 2014

Current Committee Memberships

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Ealing Broadway Ward Forum Member04 June 2014
Full Council Member28 May 2014
Licensing Committee Member11 June 2014
Licensing Panel Member12 May 2015
Licensing Sub-Committee Member11 June 2014

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Shadow Cabinet Member09 June 201430 August 2016
Ealing Business Partnership Member10 May 201626 May 2016
Ealing Business Partnership Member13 May 201509 May 2016
(2014/15) Scrutiny Review Panel 3 (Ealing's Customers) Member11 June 201408 May 2015

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
08 March 201710 March 2017 View

Meeting Declarations

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Surgery Details:

 

Contact the councillor direct by telephone or email to make an appointment.

 

Please note: that there will be no surgery held in August & December