People

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.

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.

Geoffrey Cox Q.C. M.P.

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.

Appledore: Andrew Eastman

Andrew Eastman has tirelessly served the Appledore Ward on Torridge District Council since the economic crash of 2007. He is trusted by the people of his ward because of his experience, his energy and his local knowledge.

Dartmoor: Annabel Roberts

"The landscape of Dartmoor has been shaped over the generations by those who have lived and worked on it. It can be a harsh, unforgiving place, but is also peaceful and extremely beautiful through the seasons.

Tavistock South West: Jessica Evans

"I grew up in south west Tavistock and attended Tavistock Primary School and Tavistock College, training in Hotel and Catering Management. I have been a Lamerton Parish Councillor for four years, gaining further experience by attending councillor training courses run by West Devon Town and Parish

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.

John Gray - Deputy Chairman

John is Deputy Chairman looking after Fundraising and Membership.  Previously he was responsible for candidate selection and campaigns helping increase the number of Conservative Councillors in the constituency.  In the 2015 & 2017 General Elections he was Geoffrey Cox's campaign manager.  In his current role John will be focussing on increasing funds available for elections and helping organise social events for members and their friends.

Tavistock South East: Robert Oxborough

"I am delighted to have served the people of Tavistock South and West Devon for the last four years, for much of which I chaired the Communities Committee. Four years is not a long time but in difficult financial times I have achieved some significant positive results: