About Me

I am a Registered Social Worker/Best Interests Assessor and freelance social care Practice Assessor.

I was first elected as the District Councillor for Alton (Amery) Ward in May 2011 with a 21% swing from Lib Dem to Conservative.

I represent the Council on the committees of Community First East Hampshire, Alton Community Association,  Alton Dial-a-Ride, East Hampshire Disability Forum and East Hampshire Health Partnership.

I am proud to have served as Town Mayor of Alton in 2011/12.

Between January – May 2013 I was a member of   East Hampshire District Council’s Cabinet and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Governance.

In January 2014 I was appointed as a co-opted Governor of the South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

In July 2015 I was appointed a member of South East Employers.

In September 2016 I was appointed as a Full member of the UK delegation to the Council of Europe Chamber of Local Authorities.

Outside politics I am a season ticket holder at Southampton FC and enjoy reading and listening to music.