"I have lived in Langtree for nearly eight years, and take great interest in what happens in my Ward of Shebbear, Langtree and Newton St Petrock. I am Vice Chairman of the Torridge University of the Third Age (U3A), and an active member of Langtree History Group. I am a former member of the RAF and honesty and integrity are high on my list of values. I spent twenty-nine years working at a major sweet manufacturer as an engineer, before taking early retirement at the end of 2006.
What matters to you, also matters to me. I am always ready and willing to listen to the views and concerns of local residents, and then act on their behalf. If I am re-elected I will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that you have a reliable and trusted representative at the heart of your local Council, acting as your advocate, and providing the strong and effective voice that you deserve.
I have been a highly active Councillor, attending almost all Council meetings in addition to my work on the Community and Resources Committee, the main decision making committee at Torridge. I am also heavily involved in Parish Council meetings, because I believe that this is an effective way of keeping abreast of what is happening at local level, as well as a good opportunity to present my District Councillor's report."