Cllr Allan Andrews - Group Deputy Leader

Earlsdon Ward / Shadow Cabinet Member for Policing and Equalities
Allan was elected to the City Council to represent Earlsdon Ward in May 2008 and was re-elected with an increased majority in 2016. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2005 and worked in Brussels and Strasbourg before taking a position at Rolls-Royce. He was elected Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group in 2013 and re-elected in 2014 and again in 2017. 
He is an active community Councillor and always puts local residents ahead of Party politics. He championed Conservative support to introduce a Living Wage in Coventry and served as a Director of the Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre from 2012 - 2014. He is a former Director of Whitefriars Housing Association.

In 2013, Allan was appointed to the Coventry Police and Crime Board and continues to be the Conservative Spokesman for Policing & Equalities on Coventry City Council. He is a member of the Council's Licensing & Regulatory Committee. 

He has served as governor at Earlsdon Primary School since 2008. In the community, he has led numerous successful campaigns, including the campaign to return the Earlsdon Festival to the heart of the Earlsdon community. He also led multi-agency efforts to combat anti-social behaviour in parts of Styvechale and has developed a strong record of action in the communities he represents. 
You can contact Allan on 024 7683 1276 (Council House), via email at, or at, or follow him on Twitter @allanandrews.

See Also

Cllr Jaswant Singh Birdi

Bablake Ward & Shadow Cabinet Member for Adult Services

Jaswant was elected to the City Council on 22 May 2014 to represent Bablake Ward. He is a Civil Engineer by profession. In the 2005 General Election, he contested the Coventry North East parliamentary constituency. 

Cllr Tim Sawdon

Wainbody Ward- Shadow Cabinet Member for Strategic Finance and Resources 
Tim has been selected by members to stand again in Wainbody in the May 2019 elections 

Cllr Marcus Lapsa - Deputy Chair Political

Marcus has been married to Maureen for 37 years who works in the Library service, they have one child Christina who is a global accounts director. Marcus has lived in Coventry since 1977 he has lived in Westwood ward for over 20 years.

Cllr Tarlochan Singh Jandu

Cllr Tarlochan Singh Jandu represents Bablake Ward. He iss married with two children and first arrived in the UK 50 years ago as a teenager from East Africa. He has always lived in Coventry watching the City grow and evolve over the years.