Conservatives have selected Cllr Julia Dockerill as their candidate for Hornchurch and Upminster

Cllr Julia Dockerill has been a Conservative Councillor in Tower Hamlets since 2014, where she represents the ward of St Katharine’s and Wapping, Dockerill works in Parliament as Chief of Staff to Mark Field MP. Born and raised in Essex, she was co-author with Field of the books The Best of Times and Between the Crashes, and is currently working on a social and economic modern history of London called London in the Noughties.

The Hornchurch & Upminster seat was recently vacated by Dame Angela Watkinson who stepping down due to illness

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