I have been a member of the Labour Party for many years and have represented Labour Party Members on the National Constitutional Committee for two terms. I am Vice chair of Plympton Branch of the Labour Party
In 2012 I was elected as a City Councillor representing the residents of the Southway ward
Since becoming a councillor I have been active in the Southway Wards attempting to resolve any casework brought to my attention by residents as quickly as possible, meeting with residents and involved in discussions with them regarding issues of importance to them that had been raised.
I feel I have been a productive member of the council regularly attending scrutiny panels and having input at council meetings
Recently I was asked to become to chair the Audit Committee and have been Junior Whip for two years.
I have been a regular attendee at the canvassing sessions helping my colleagues in Southway and other wards.
As an Active train union member I am president of the GMB Plymouth P20 branch a member of the Central Executive Committee of the GMB and represent the region on the Regional Equalities Forum.
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