David is a Suffolk County Councillor and is also an Officer of our West Suffolk Conservative Association.
David is the County Councillor for Haverhill East and Kedington division. He was first elected to county in 2017. He has an interest in planning and has served as chairman of Suffolk County Council Development and Regulation committee until May 2021, also as vice chair of St Edmundsbury planning committee and then he was promoted to West Suffolk District Council Cabinet as portfolio holder for planning.
He sits on a number of committees at county including the Adoption panel. He is county’s board member for One Haverhill.
He served as Haverhill’s Mayor for two years from 2017-18.
David has lived in Haverhill since 1985 and is passionate about the town. He says its been a great place to live and raise his children. Haverhill does have a great community spirit and there are so many groups in the town that help others across a wide spectrum of fields.
David took early retirement from Royal Mail in 2012 after a career spanning 35 years predominately working in the automation field in London and Cambridge. He became a councillor as he felt its a great way to give back to the town that he loves.
David was elected to Haverhill Town in 2013 and West Suffolk District Council (formally St Edmundsbury Borough council) in 2015 and served in these until the May 2023 Election.