I have a been a Councillor since 1987 representing Chopwell and Rowlands Gill. I am a member of the Council's Cabinet and hold the portfolio for Adult Social Care.
I am chair of the North Regions for Sensory Support, a charity for Deaf and Deaf Blind people and am committed to setting up an independent advocacy service for people with sensory loss. In addition I am a board member of Pine Tree Trust.
I am also Chair of Governors of Highfield Primary School and Chopwell Primary School.