Thomas Atkin is the Green Party candidate for Graves Park ward in the Local Elections on May 4th 2023
Thomas is a carer and activist. The International officer for LGBTIQA+ Greens and a Trustee at local charity Sheffield Young Carers, with involvement from an early age. Thomas has been interviewed numerous times talking about a range of subjects from Carers and Disabled Rights, being a Y11 student during the first Covid-19 Lockdown and most recently the need for better public transport.
Thomas grew up locally, being born and raised in Jordanthorpe. “This area is my home; it means a lot to me. A home isn’t just a location, it’s the people, the businesses, the parks, and the schools. I was born here, grew up here, and went to Meadowhead School. I would be honoured to represent Graves Park ward on Sheffield City Council as the youngest city councillor, fighting for this area and its residents.”