Stratford Olympic Park Ward

Your Councillors

Cllr Nate Higgins

Cllr Nate Higgins

Roles

  • Councillor for Stratford Olympic Park (2022 - Present)
  • Co-chair Newham Green Party (2021 - 2022)
  • Former Young Greens Press Officer (2017-2019)

Cllr Danny Keeling

Cllr Danny Keeling, Stratford Olympic Park ward; Leader of the Opposition, London Borough of Newham
Cllr Danny Keeling, Stratford Olympic Park ward; Leader of the Opposition, London Borough of Newham

Roles

  • Councillor for Stratford Olympic Park (2022 - Present)
  • Leader of the Opposition and Green Group (2022 - Present)
  • Green Party Regional Council Representative for London (2021 - 2022)
  • Co-chair Newham Green Party (2021 - 2022)
  • Chair of Newham Green Party (2019 - 2021)
  • 2019 - Parliamentary Candidate for West Ham (2019)
  • Chair of the Senate for Young Greens (2018 -2019)

Danny (they/them) is the first non-binary councillor elected to Newham Council. They broke the 16 years of 100% Labour rule in 2022 becoming the Leader of the Opposition, elected in Stratford Olympic Park.

Before this, they ran the Newham Green Party team for 4 years and has been the last ever Chair of the Young Greens Senate. 

 

Their priorities are stopping cuts and increasing benefits for those in need as Danny even in the election had to use the food bank.

Danny also focuses on mental and sexual health and ensuring it is more accessible for people.

Danny ensures charity work is important too helping LGBTQIA+ arts charities and also being given the award of Donor of the Year at the Houses of Parliament for the stem cell charity tackling cancer and leukemia Anthony Nola.

 

Lastly and most importantly Danny believes an equal economy is one that focuses on balance to ensure everyone has the same opportunities, no one is left behind, everyone has equalities and the less well-off aren’t forgotten.

All of this must have direct action so that the planet is not destroyed as it currently is and the climate emergency is tackled and reversed or people already hit the worst will be hit harder.

Newham Mayor accepts Green demands to intervene on MSG Sphere

By Newham Green Party | 22 February 2023

Councillor Nate Higgins Councillor Danny Keeling Newham Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz asks Sadiq Khan and Michael Gove to stop the MSG Sphere Councillor Nate Higgins: “I’m thankful to the Mayor but […]

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Green Councillors Win on Support for Trans Rights at Newham Council

By Newham Green Party | 23 January 2023

LABOUR OPPOSE AMENDMENT RECOGNISING HATE CRIME AND GENDER RECOGNITION REFORM Newham Councillors passed Green Councillor Nate Higgins’ motion ‘Supporting the Transgender Community’ at January’s Full Council meeting New Census data […]

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Cllr Nate Higgins’ July Update (and Out of Office!)

By nathggns | 2 August 2022

Eurovision, East London Energy, Council Tax Rebate, MSG Sphere, Walking and Cycling Update (Honour Lea Avenue safe crossing), Litter, Park Charge, and Abercrombie Road First things first, I’m going to […]

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Newham Greens promise ‘tough but fair’ opposition to the Labour council, following announcement of Mayor Fiaz’s cabinet

By robcallender | 13 May 2022

Newham Greens promise ‘tough but fair’ opposition to the Labour council, following announcement of Mayor Fiaz’s cabinet Newham Green Party has offered congratulations to the councillors selected to serve in […]

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Newham Greens Commit to London Cycling Campaign’s #ClimateSafeStreets Pledge

By robcallender | 13 April 2022

The Newham Green Party is pleased to announce our full support for the London Cyclists and Newham Cyclists #ClimateSafeStreets campaign. Our Mayoral candidate, Rob Callender, supports all five of the […]

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Newham Greens backs the Newham Housing Justice Charter

By Newham Green Party | 7 April 2022

The Newham Green Party fully supports the London Renters Union and the Newham Housing Justice Charter. We believe everybody deserves warm, dry, secure, and comfortable homes safe from eviction, as […]

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Newham Greens announce a full slate of candidates in the 2022 local elections

By Newham Green Party | 5 April 2022

Newham Greens announce a full-slate of candidates, with aims to elect the first opposition councillors since 2006 and to beat the Conservatives This slate represents the party’s most diverse set […]

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