Councillor for Rawcliffe and Clifton Without
Address: 35 Bowland Way, Clifton Without, YO30 5PZ
Derek was elected to represent Rawcliffe and Clifton Without in May 2019.
Derek has lived in Rawcliffe & Clifton Without ward since moving to York in 2013. He works at University of York in a research and teaching role in the Department of Chemistry.
Since arriving in York Derek has been very involved in local politics and community groups. He is a member of Clifton Without Parish Council and Chair of Friends of Clifton Backies Local Nature Reserve.
Derek is passionate about environmental issues and cares deeply about education at all levels. He believes that local government is a very powerful force for good and that getting the small things right can have a major effect on the quality of people's lives.