Queenstown Councillor Sally-Ann Ephson passes away

Published: 2 September 2016

Tributes are being paid to Councillor Sally-Ann Ephson who has sadly passed away following a long illness.


Cllr Ephson was elected to Wandsworth Council in May 2014, representing the Labour Party in Queenstown Ward, north Battersea.

During her time at the town hall she has served on several committees, including Education and Children’s Services, Housing and Regeneration, Licensing and the Grants Sub-Committee.

Cllr Ephson was also a member of the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education and the East Area Housing Panel.  

Leader of the opposition, Cllr Simon Hogg, said:

“Sally-Ann will be missed by her many friends. She was such a positive force for good and always spoke from her heart. She handled her chronic illness with grace and quiet courage and had a smile for everyone. Above all, she was a kind person."  

Leader of the council, Cllr Ravi Govindia, said:

“This is deeply sad news and I wish to convey my sympathies to Cllr Ephson’s loved ones and friends. We have all admired her fortitude and bravery in coping with her illness while continuing to serve the interests of her constituents. She will be sadly missed.”