Cllr David Skinner

Westwood Ward
David and his wife Sheila, who was born in Coventry, live in Westwood Ward. They have 5 married children and 5 wonderful little grandchildren. After time with the Royal Air Force, David was a career Foreign Service officer. He served altogether in RAF Tangmere, the Ministry of Defence, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Bahrain; Congo; South Africa; Nigeria; Hannover and Bonn, both in Germany. He is disabled and permanently restricted to crutches. He has a BSc in economics, politics and history and an  MA in International Studies. He is very proud to hold 3 Queen's Commissions. Sheila has a BA in Languages, is Chairman of a Twinning Association and much more.
Cllr David Skinner - tel: 024 7683 1039 (Council House), 024 7646 8106 (home) or


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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.