People

Dr Antony Mullen

Chairman of the Sunderland Conservatives
Councillor for Barnes Ward
Deputy Leader of the Conservative Council Group

I am currently the Chairman of the Sunderland Conservatives and a councillor for Barnes Ward.

James Doyle

Deputy Chairman (Political)
Councillor for Fulwell Ward

I currently serve as a councillor for Fulwell ward, as well as Deputy Chairman (Political) of the Sunderland Conservative Association.

Josh McKeith

Deputy Chairman (Membership)
Councillor for St Peter's Ward

I am currently the Deputy Chairman (Membership) and a Councillor for St Peter’s Ward.

I am presently studying at Sunderland University and have interests in history and politics.

Hilary Johnson

Treasurer
Data Protection Officer
Candidate for Washington East Ward

I am a Chartered Accountant and work at a manufacturing company in South Shields.  I have lived within the City of Sunderland for most of my life and currently live in Teal Farm.

Sam Johnston

Communications Officer
Association Secretary
Candidate for Silksworth Ward

I currently serve as the Association Secretary and Communications Officer - a wide-ranging brief that gives me responsibilities from taking minutes at meetings to maintaining this website.

Lyall Reed

Events Officer
Candidate for Ryhope Ward

I am currently the Events Officer for the City Association and Young Conservatives as well as the Council Candidate for Ryhope Ward. I am also currently studying History and Politics at Northumbria University.

My two drives for the city are to make it Cleaner and Safer for everyone.

Gregory Peacock

Constituency Officer (Washington and Sunderland West)
Candidate for St. Anne's Ward

I am the Conservative candidate for St Anne’s Ward in the May 2021 local elections. 

Chris Burnicle

Constituency Officer (Houghton and Sunderland South)
Candidate for St. Chad's Ward

I was born in Sunderland and attended Barnes Infant and Junior school, then Thornhill Comprehensive School.

Michael Dixon

Constituency Officer (Sunderland Central)
Councillor for St Michael's Ward

My main base for politics in Sunderland has been St Michael’s ward, where I have lived for over 60 years.

Peter Wood

President of the Sunderland Conservatives
Councillor for St Michael's Ward

I am the President of Sunderland Conservatives.  I am a long-standing city councillor, currently representing St.