Councillor Nigel Edmund is the chair of the Police and Community Safety Partnership in Ards and North Down.

Independent members

Name Home town Occupation
Kay Barrie Bangor Manager
Alison Blayney Bangor Director, Kilcooley Women's Centre
Irene Boyd (Vice Chair) Newtownards Retired vice principal
Louise Green Belfast Project worker
Sandra Henderson Ballywalter Community and health development worker
Louise Little Groomsport Charity worker
Paula McQuade Newtownards House wife
Albert Spratt Newtownards Retired

Political members

Name Party
Councillor David Chambers  UUP
Councillor Trevor Cummings  DUP
Councillor Karen Douglas Alliance
Councillor Nigel Edmund (Chair)  DUP
Councillor Connie Egan  Alliance
Alderman Wesley Irvine  DUP
Councillor Colin Kennedy  DUP
Councillor Nick Mathison Alliance
Councillor Kathryn McNickle Green
Alderman Marion Smith UUP

If you would like to find out more about the work of the partnership or how to make your neighbourhood safer you can call us on 028 9127 8054 or email

Policing and Community Safety Partnership