Tom Capon has been Chairman of the Lewisham West & Penge Conservative Association since June 2021. Prior to this he was a Vice-Chair of the Association, where he was responsible for for the local Policy Forum. Tom was the Conservative candidate in the 2021 Crystal Palace ward by-election, where he achieved a record high Conservative vote share but was not elected.
Tom lives and grew up locally. Over the Summer of 2020, Tom lead the “Stop Croydon’s Congestion” campaign against Labour’s traffic scheme.
By profession he is a solicitor in the City, and his voluntary work has previously included rota sessions at a law centre providing legal advice to vulnerable people (primarily on debt and tenancy disputes). Currently, Tom is also a member of a prison monitoring board and a governor in an infant school.