Noor Sumun confirmed as Lib Dem candidate for St Helier West

29 Mar 2024
Noor at St Helier Hospital

Sutton Liberal Democrats have confirmed that local NHS champion, Noor Sumun, will be the party's candidate for the forthcoming St Helier West by election.

A by election is set to take place on Thursday 2nd May following the resignation of Councillor Sheila Berry.

Noor has lived in Carshalton for over forty years, with his children born at St Helier Hospital and raising his family in borough.

A lifelong NHS worker, he has spent much of his retirement volunteering in the community.

He has been involved in the mental health project ‘Men In Sheds’ at Hill House from the start, is one of the directors and trustees of a local health organisation and is also a trustee of a wellbeing charity.

Speaking on the announcement Lib Dem Candidate, Noor Sumun, said:

"It is an honour to be selected as the Lib Dem candidate in this crucial by election.

"My children were born at St Helier Hospital and I care passionately about its future. If elected, I will be a strong voice for the hospital on the council."

Lib Dem Leader, Councillor Ruth Dombey, added:

"I am absolutely delighted that Noor will be our candidate for the St Helier West by election.

"He is a real champion of the NHS and will be familiar face to many across our borough through his extensive volunteering.

"Noor is one of those real local heroes and the Liberal Democrats will fight hard to get him elected."