Neil grew up in Brent and has lived in Queens Park for over 25 years. Neil has championed improvements to the public real across Queens Park ward including the Kensal Corridor scheme that is now being implemented. Neil is proud of the new trees, secure cycle parking and electric car charging points being installed across Queens Park. Neil worked with our local Lexi Cinema to help the Lexi obtain nearly half-a-million pounds in funding from Brent, helping to build its second screen and expand the community cinema offer. As Cabinet member for Public Health Culture and Leisure Neil is leading work with the NHS across Brent to reduce health inequalities and improve access to GP services. During the pandemic Neil ensured that Brent was the first borough in London with a Vaccine Bus. Neil is a keen cyclist and supports initiatives to encourage walking and cycling – such as School Streets. Neil is a member of the local Makor Hayim Jewish community.