Tony Arbour AM

London Assembly Member
Tony Arbour AM is London Assembly Member for South West London, consisting of Hounslow, the Royal Boroughs of Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames, including the Brentford and Isleworth constituency. He was first elected on 4th May 2000

GLA Responsibilities:

  • Economic Development & Culture, Sport, & Tourism Committee
  • Environment Committee – Conservative spokesman
  • Member of Metropolitan Police Authority
  • Planning & Spatial Development Committee  - Chairman -  Conservative spokesman
  • Standards Committee

Key issues and concerns:

  • 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.

Additional information

Tony was an 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