I was first elected to West Lindsey District Council in May 2000. For two years I was just a "back bench" Councillor and then in the civic year 2002-2003 I was vice chairman of planning. In the civic year 2003-2004 I was Chairman of the Community Committee. In 2004 for two years again I was a back bench Councillor. In the civic year 2006-2007 I chaired the Environmental and Licensing Committee, Was also Chair of the Joint Staff Consultative Committee, Chair of Strategic Waste Management working group(until Dec 2006) and Member Champion for Generic Equalities.
In the civic year 2007-2008 I am chairing the new Neighbourhoods and Health Committee.
This is part of the new Council structure and is a challenging task for the coming year.
Re-elected in 2008, but with the change of control I am without a policy committee chair.
July 2008 re-elected to chair the Joint Staff Consultative Committee.
August 2008 Elected as Group Leader for the Liberal Democrats and thus leader of the Opposition.
October 5th 2009 resigned as Group Leader of the Liberal Democrats.
May 2011 the first all out elections in West Lindsey District Council history. re-elected and re-elected as deputy group leader.
Serving now (2013) on; Planning Committee, Licensing Committee, Taxi and General Licensing Sub Committee, Policy and Resources Committee, Chair of the Joint Staff Consultative Committee, Also serving on the Central Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee.
To learn more about West Lindsey District Council its members services and on line services visit http://www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/
Useful information and items connected with being one of the West Lindsey Councillors for Saxilby Ward and for the people of the Ward as a helpful point of contact