I am a member of the following Party:-
I am married with two sons and four grandchildren. My wife Ann and I have lived in Gnosall for 30 years. I am now retired.
My working life was spent in the Mining Industry. I held various senior management positions at colliery level including Mine Manager. I was a Member of the Institution of Mining Engineers and a Chartered Engineer.
I was appointed a Magistrate in June 1995, sitting in the Criminal and Family courts as a Presiding Magistrate. During this period I was appointed to the Magistrates Court Committee, which was responsible for the administration of all the Magistrates Courts in Staffordshire.
Since becoming a Borough Councillor in May 2003 I have served in various capacities including: Chairman of the Resources Scrutiny Committee, Member of Stafford Enterprise Board, Chairman of the Planning Committee and in May 2009 I was appointed Cabinet Member for Resources. Re-elected on 7 May 2015.