David has been the Reading East Conservative Association Chairman since March 2017. He first became involved with the Association in 1999 and had his first experience of political campaigning in the 2001 General Election. David was elected to represent Thames Ward in 2004 and has been a Councillor ever since, most recently being re-elected in 2018. During his time as Councillor David has been helping residents to fight against unsuitable development, green bin charges and rising Council Tax. He is particularly concerned that residents get value for money and frequently tackles the Council about the wasting of tax payers money with regard to their long fought battle to get their accounts sorted out.
David works for a large firm of accountants and although based in Reading spends his time visiting their offices around southern England and south Wales. He lives with his wife, Alison and their three children in Reading. When not working or involved with political activities he is a keen oarsman and rows with Reading Rowing Club. He is also a skier, gardener and cook.
David is Chair of:
Audit & Governance Committee
He sits on the following:
Policy Committee, Appeals for the Investigating & Disciplinary Committee, the Civic Board, Conservation Area Advisory Committee