Councillor Dr Lynnette Kelly

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Party: Labour

Ward: Earlsdon

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Surgery details

Earlsdon Ward councillors hold a surgery on the first Saturday of every month at Earlsdon Library from 11am to 12 noon. One of your three councillors will be in attendance.
If you would like to contact me to find out when I am at the library, or to make an appointment, please contact me on 07340062628 or email me at

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
C/O Member Services
The Council House
Earl Street

Phone:  07340062628


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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 10/06/2004 - 06/05/2007
  • 06/05/2007 - 05/05/2011
  • 05/05/2011 - 10/05/2015
  • 05/05/2016 - 10/05/2021
  • 27/10/2023 - 04/05/2026

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Lynnette was elected to represent Sherbourne ward in 2016, having previously represented Henley Ward from 2004 to 2015.  She has held several portfolios including Shadow Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Education, Cabinet Member for Business, Employment and Enterprise, and Chair of the Finance Scrutiny Board. 


Lynnette was born in Sherbourne Ward, and went to school there, attending Spon Gate Primary and Barrs Hill Secondary schools.  After living abroad for several years Lynnette returned to Coventry.  She studied A level sociology with Henley college, then attended Coventry University as a mature student, graduating with first class honours in Applied Social Sciences.  Lynnette then worked for Coventry City Council as Bosnian Refugee Resettlement Officer, before joining University of Warwick to study for a PhD.  She later worked as a research fellow at Warwick, and undertook some teaching there. 


In June 2017 Lynnette became Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands.