Gospel Oak

Gospel Oak ward has three Labour councillors:

Cllr Theo Blackwell

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Theo has been a Camden resident for over 30 years and a councillor for 12 years.  He is Cabinet member for Finance, responsible for setting budgets at a time when the government is cutting funds to Camden by over 30%.  Theo works in the tech sector and is promoting better use of digital technology at the Town Hall and measures to ensure that those who can’t use the internet are not left behind.  In his spare time Theo is an Arsenal fan, a cyclist and swims at Hampstead Ponds.

Tel:  020 7974 3899


Cllr Maeve McCormack

Maeve was elected as a councillor in Gospel Oak in March 2013, having lived in Camden since 2008. She is a keen campaigner on local issues and has recently been involved in fighting the closure of Belsize fire station.

She works for a national health and social care charity based in Camden in the policy and campaigns team. Maeve is also a governor at St Dominic’s primary school in Gospel Oak and is very interested in education policy and issues affecting young people.

Maeve is a member of Unison and the Fabian Society, within which she is an active member of the Fabian Women’s Network, supporting women to enter all aspects of public life. On the council, she sits on the resources and corporate performance and culture and environment scrutiny committees and the licensing committee. She is also the campaigns and communications officer for the Camden Labour group.

You can follow Maeve on Twitter @mccormackmaeve

Tel:  020 7974 6775


Cllr Larraine Revah

Larraine, mother of two, has lived in Camden for 35 years. She has been active in her local community starting by working to set up facilities for children on the estate where she lives.

She has developed her community involvement volunteering to support families with disabled children and becoming a leader in the tenants’ movement.

Currently she is Chair of the Gospel Oak District Management Committee which gives her the opportunity to represent tenants’ concerns and work with councillors and Council Officers to resolve issues. She also participates in a range of tenants’ organisations.

Larraine is also a member of the GO Partnership Board, Vice Chair of Fleet Community Centre, Vice Chair of the Safer Neighbourhood Panel and Chair of the Belsize Wood Nature Reserve Committee. She sees her role as knowing what the local issues and highlighting them wherever possible on behalf of her local community.

Tel:   020 7974 6775
Mobile:  07798 846584


Advice Surgeries

1st (Cllr Blackwell)/3rd (Cllr Revah) Saturday of each month – 10-11am
Queens Crescent Community Centre
45 Ashdown Crescent

2nd Friday & 3rd Tuesday of each month (Cllr McCormack) – 6:30pm-7:30pm
Roy Shaw Centre
3-5 Cressy Road
1st Friday of each month (Cllr Revah)
Weedington Road TRA Hall (known as 7&8 TRA)
172 Weedington Rd
London NW5 4QQ

Due to refurbishments at the 7&8 TRA Hall this surgery will take place at the Queen’s Crescent Library from 4pm-5pm until further notice starting on Friday 6 March.

4.30pm – 5.30pm starting September
2nd Tuesday of each month (Cllr Revah)
Cressfield & Woodyard TRA
Cresswood Hall
215 Queen’s Crescent
London NW5 4DP
4.30pm – 5.30pm