People

Geoffrey Cox

Conservative MP for Torridge & West Devon

Geoffrey lives in West Devon, near Tavistock, with his wife, Jeanie and his family. They have a daughter and two sons, Charlotte, James and Jonathan who attended the local village school. Geoffrey was born and brought up in the West Country, is the son of a soldier (his father was schooled in Tavistock) and his family have been Devonians for generations. His brother is a local solicitor.

Tavistock South East: Debo Sellis

Debo is married to locally born retired fire officer John Sellis, her family has four children and four grandchildren, and she has a wealth of experience in local government.

James Hellyer - Deputy Chairman

Cllr James Hellyer is the Deputy Chairman Fundraising & Membership and the Hon Treasurer of Torridge and West Devon Conservative Association.

Shebbear, Langtree & Newton St Petrock: David Hurley

"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.

Milton Ford: Bob Baldwin

"Having chosen to live in West Devon some 7 years ago, I am keen to conserve the heritage assets, landscape and biodiversity of the borough.

Three Moors: Rosemary Lock

"I was first elected to represent you in 2007, and since then the interests and wellbeing of my residents have been my main priority.

Burrator: Diana Moyse

Diana was first elected to West Devon Borough Council in 1999. Prior to that, she was the Clerk to Burrator Parish Council. As a West Devon councillor, Diana’s main interest has been in planning, where she chaired the Future Planning and Housing Committee – then one of the council’s two main strategic policy committees.

Bideford North: Dermot McGeough

"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.

Tavistock North: Neil Jory

"I am standing for election for the first time, having lived and worked in the Tavistock area since 2002. If elected, I will use my experiences as a qualified Chartered Secretary, Finance Manager and local business owner to represent the interests of the residents of Tavistock North.