Chris is standing for re-election to Hart District Council in the election on May 4th 2023
Chris has lived in Hart for 33 years.
He is Hart Council's member on the Military Covenant councillor, Chairman of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee and sits on the Farnborough Aerodrome Consultative Committee (FACC). He has been in the vanguard of the fight against Shapley Heath, supported residents’ concerns about the junction 5 mega warehouses, helped to resolve several sensitive residential planning issues and regularly keeps residents updated on key issues via local Facebook pages.
Chris started his professional career in the Royal Navy and came to work at RAE Farnborough in 1990. He remains a professional engineer and works as a consultant in the Space industry. In 2019 he was elected to represent Odiham ward on Hart District Council, where he wishes to build on previous success and ensure Hart remains a great place for all of us to live. He has 2 growing children so understands the many pressures facing parents and this drives a focus on youth through his appointment on the Odiham Scout District Executive and previous work on the Fleet Area Schools Working Group.
Since 2008 he served on Crondall Parish Council and as Chairman from 2013 to 2021. During that time he worked with a great team to deliver real benefits to the parish, including: a new playground, championed the Neighbourhood Plan and led the fight against inappropriate development, including winning a Statutory Review at the High Court. He introduced the concept of “Planning Lead” to the Parish Council, pioneered the use of the Speed Indicator Device around the parish and remains the lead for led flood mitigation in Crondall.
Chris can be contacted via: firstname.lastname@example.org or via 01256 473537
Fun Fact: Chris has donated 69 units of blood and remains on the bone marrow register.