Tony Arbour

Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames

London Assembly Member

Responsibilities for 2019-20

  • Deputy Chairman of the London Assembly
  • Member of the Environment Committee
  • Member of the Police & Crime Committee
  • Member of the Regeneration Committee

Key issues

  • Improving the environment and safety of the boroughs of Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames
  • Greater London planning matters
  • Improving access to the River Thames and increasing its use
  • Cutting police bureaucracy and red tape and using the police to make London safer
  • Transport issues


Tony was a senior lecturer and Honorary Visiting Fellow at Kingston University Business School and a former Governor of the University. He is a Member of the Employment Tribunals of England and Wales.

Tony was GLC member for Surbiton between 1983 and 1986. He was first elected a Councillor for Hampton Wick in 1971. He is a Councillor in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Tony was Leader of Richmond Council 2002-2006.

Tony Arbour is a Justice of the Peace and Assistant Chairman of the Richmond upon Thames Bench.

He was vice-chairman of Kingston & Richmond Family Health Services Authority.

He has a vast historical and local knowledge of South West London.

He has four children, and has been a parent governor at local schools.

Hobbies include collecting first editions, carbooting, and ebaying.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.