Sammy Barry-Mears, a dedicated and passionate advocate for her hometown of Hemel Hempstead. Having lived in Hemel all her life, she deeply understands the pulse of the town and the aspirations of its people.
Sammy said “Hemel is my home that is why I chose to raise my family here.
My passion is to get a fair deal for local residents and recognising the importance of youth as the driving force for Hemel Hempstead's future.”
Sammy is campaigning for:
• a positive future for the area, one with plenty of opportunities and where the community thrives.
• more investment in the local NHS, recognising the essential role healthcare plays in the well-being of residents.
• environmental conservation, emphasising the urgency of taking action to protect our surroundings for future generations.
• and empowering local communities, ensuring they have a say in shaping the future of their area.
Sammy said “my track record, and my unwavering dedication to Hemel, makes me ready to work tirelessly for the betterment of the town and its people.”
Sammy is the councillor for Highfield initially gaining the seat from Labour in 2019, retaining her seat in May 2023 with an increased vote share. This victory shows that Sammy and the Liberal Democrats can win in Hemel Hempstead.
In the 2019 general election, Sammy Barry-Mears had the largest increase in vote share of any candidate, proving her appeal and effectiveness as a representative.
Sammy is looking forward to campaigning for a better Hemel in the general election expected next year.