Elected Labour councillor for Beeston West in May 2011


  • Hull University: BA in Social Studies (1960-63)
  • London University: PGCE (1963-64)


Worked as school-teacher in Birmingham, Nottingham (Special needs) and Blantyre [Malawi].  Currently supply teacher (p/t) at Oak Field School & Sports College, Bilborough.

Voluntary activities

  • CAB worker in Beeston (1976-86)
  • Manager of Beeston OXFAM shop (1976-80)
  • Community worker in Karachi, Pakistan (1990-93)
  • Nottingham Credit Union: NG9 branch organiser (2008-2012)

Council responsibilities


Married with four sons and six grandchildren

Other Interests

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