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Damian McAndrew

Damian McAndrew

Founder

A Royal Navy veteran, Damian has an interest in politics, computing and has a young family

Robin Horsfall

Robin Horsfall

Party Leader

Robin served with the Parachute Regiment and Special Air Service and has an extensive service history. A qualified Paramedic he ran clinics all over the world and in 1991 built a hospital in Guyana. He has been involved in many veteran related activities over the years, publicly speaking up and out on injustices. Robin has a degree in English Literature with Creative Writing, gained from Surrey University, and is the author of three books. He founded London Karate Ltd in 1992. His organisation now has more than one thousand children on their membership list. He has been married to his wife Heather for thirty-seven years with five children, ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Lynne Richardson

Lynne Richardson

Party Treasurer

Lynne has worked in a busy accounts office for the past 21 years, after 13 years in the travel industry. She has 1 married daughter, 4 cats and has been a member of the Royal British Legion (RBL) and the RBL Women’s Section for over 30 years, holding a variety of posts including Secretary, Treasurer, Standard Bearer, Parade Marshal and County Committee Member.

 
Helen Wemyss

Helen Wemyss

Party Secretary

An Army veteran having served with the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC), Helen is also a former Police Officer and interested in social justice.

 

Senior Management Team

 
Andy Conyers

Andy Conyers

Merchandise Officer

A Royal Navy veteran, Andy is married with 2 grown children and works as a multi-skilled maintenance technician in the aluminium extrusion industry. During his time off, other than caring for his disabled wife, he enjoys Japanese sports cars and following the mighty cherry and whites - Gloucester Rugby.

Kieran Wood

Kieran Wood

Deputy Communications Manager

Having served 8 years in the Royal Artillery, Kieran, who is married with 2 young boys, has worked as an electrician, his current job is within sales and customer service.

Ray Grant

Ray Grant

Candidates Team

A Royal Navy veteran, Ray is married with 2 children and lives in West Sussex.

 
Neil Plucknett

Neil Plucknett

Deputy Information Technology Manager

Having worked in the automotive industry for over 34 years, starting as an apprentice toolmaker then materials handling (logistics now), Neil, who is married with 1 daughter, wound up in IT for 16 years. He has been out of work living on his company pension since 2007. He spent time with the Reserve Forces RCT, and then Artists Rifles before being discharged P8 in 1980. His hobbies include vehicle restoration and living history.

 

Other Party Members

 
Chris Lanning

Chris Lanning

Social Media Monitoring/Research

Having served with the Royal Engineers whilst in the Army, Chris now works as a heavy goods vehicle driver.

Gary McKenzie

Gary McKenzie

Compliance Advisor

Gary is a former generator mechanic in the Army having served in the Royal Signals. In his spare time he enjoys riding his motorbike.

Caryn Partis

Caryn Partis

Candidate Office Administrator

Caryn is mother to two children and is wife to an RAF veteran. She is a part-time carer for her parents and loves her family, believing families are a bedrock of community. She believes our country needs a political party that's a breath of fresh air and offers the nation a different style of politics to the failed current structure.

 
Lisa Newell

Lisa Newell

Deputy Team Manager Social Media/Research

Lisa, who describes herself as a force’s brat, has four sons and is proud to be involved in a Party that will make a difference and bring positive common-sense politics to the UK. Her interests are reading, politics, helping others, horror and sci-fi films and family life.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Social Media/Research

An Army veteran of 16 years, Steve has worked all over the world providing secure communications; His day job now revolves around cyber security, fraud prevention and IT compliance. A big rugby union fan, he spends time with his wife of 25 years, 2 dogs and his 2 grown up children. Steve wants to help the party make a change for the better in any way he can, moving forwards together.