Gareth Bacon

Bexley and Bromley

Responsibilities for 2016-17

  • Chairman of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Chairman of the Budget Monitoring Sub Committee
  • Chairman of the GLA Oversight Committee
  • Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee

Key issues

  • Regeneration
  • Ensuring the GLA budget offers best value for Londoners
  • London Fire Brigade


Biography

Gareth Bacon was elected in 2008 as a Londonwide Assembly Member, and was re-elected in 2016 as the Assembly Member for Bexley and Bromley. 

Gareth has been a Councillor in the London Borough of Bexley since 1998, where he represents Longlands Ward. Gareth has previously served as Deputy Leader of the Council, Cabinet Member for Finance & Corporate Services, and as Cabinet Member for Environment & Public Realm.

He comes from a background in the financial recruitment industry and has Bachelors and Masters degrees in politics and government from Kent University.

Gareth is married with one daughter. He is also a keen squash player and a season ticket holder at Manchester United.