"I am a Bideford man, born and bred. I have a local business, employing local men. I support the local boxing club and praise their move to Pollyfield Community Centre. I support the Bideford Reserve Team and Youth at Bideford Football Club. A staunch supporter of local charities, I work hard to give back to our community. I am passionate about my town and invite the public to contact me whenever they need help with an issue of concern."
Dermot is the Mayor of Bideford.