Fran was a local elected councillor in Hackney from 1998 – 2006 and part of the team of leading councillors who helped transform Hackney into one of the most effective councils in the country. Fran stood down from politics to resume her previous work in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. In addition she is the independent chair of two safeguarding boards in London.
Fran is married with two children, and has lived in Hackney since 1995. In her spare time she enjoys reading and following West Ham United.