Towcester Town Councillor since 2007, Town Mayor in 2009/10.
South Northants District Councillor since May 2011 for Brook Ward in Towcester.
Executive Committee Member of South Northants Liberal Democrats.
Moved to Towcester in 1996, married with two daughters both of which attended local schools.
Chair and co-founder of Towcester U3A (University of Third Age), Committee Member and co-founder of Towcester Wildlife Group, Trustee on Nicholas Hawksmoor Pocket Park Management Trust. In previous years Chris has been a Trustee on South Northants Leisure Trust and a Director of the South Northants Bus Company.
Employed part-time by Northampton and District Citizens Advice Bureau and by English Courtyard Housing Association at their Malthouse Court development in Towcester. Chris volunteers one day a week in the gardens at the National Trust’s property at Canons Ashby.
Chris says ‘I am confident that Towcester can be an even greater place to live. During the 14 years I have lived here the town has grown in size and confidence. Towcester is likely to grow further and we must have a strong voice in deciding how the growth is delivered.
• Work to make Towcester a fairer, safer place for everyone
• Support and improve services particularly for young people of the town
• Make sure decision makers hear Towcester’s voice’
Chris’s interests include the environment, wildlife preservation and supporting youth projects such as Vision Cafe in Towcester.