Councillor for Huntington and New Earswick
Keith taught children with special educational needs for nearly thirty years, culminating in being Head of a Unit for autistic children.
Keith has wide political experience and was Parliamentary Candidate for Ryedale in 1997 and 2001, substantially reducing the Conservative majority.
He was a member of North Yorkshire Police Authority and is also currently a parish councillor in Huntington and a member of Heworth Golf Club. During 18/19 Keith Orrell served as The Lord Mayor of York, with his wife Judith serving as Lady Mayoress.