Amanda has been the county councillor for Queen Edith's for the past four years and is standing again this year. On the county council, Amanda led the campaigns to keep the Central Library free for the public and to stop the night-time streetlights switch-off.
She lives on Holbrook Road, in the centre of Queen Edith's, and works at Cambridge University Press. She lives with her husband and 13 year-old son, who is a Netherhall pupil. She is a member of St John's Church and the Friends of Rock Road Library. In her free free time, Amanda enjoys learning languages and going to the theatre.
Amanda has been working with residents on:
solving parking problems,
improving community facilities such as libraries and playgrounds, and
Amanda is working to protect social care and children's services, to put more money into buses and road maintenance and to scrap charges at the Park & Ride sites.