Local District Council Elections 2019
Important local elections for South Norfolk Council are happening on Thursday May 2nd. Polling stations open from 7am to 10pm.
Here in Brooke Ward John Fuller is the local Conservative candidate and he hopes that you will support him on polling day.
All across South Norfolk forty six Conservative community champions are standing in this election, each dedicated to solving local problems and growing a stronger economy and creating better lives for local people one family at a time, one street at a time and one place at a time.
The independent Boundary Commission has changed the local boundaries on which this election will be fought. Brooke ward now comprises 2700 electors in Alpington • Bergh Apton • Brooke • Kirstead • Mundham • Seething • Yelverton and is represented by one Councillor on South Norfolk Council.
About John Fuller
John was born in Great Yarmouth fifty years ago and has lived in Brooke with wife Philippa and two daughters Susan and Laura for over twenty years and in Howe for five years before that.
He is an experienced Councillor and has served on South Norfolk Council for sixteen years including the last twelve years as Leader of the Council.
He is a someone who understands how to get the results local people want by working hard in public and private to achieve the right solutions to difficult problems even if it takes longer than some people might hope to get the right outcome.
At University in Reading, he gained a first-class degree in Agriculture and later in 1995 a Nuffield Scholarship to study advanced farming techniques in the United States.
He is proud to have supported many community and voluntary organisations over recent years.
He is looking forward to being more involved with the Tower146 Association in Seething. He has helped local sporting clubs like the Brooke Bowls, Tennis & Cricket clubs with grants and has supported allotments, play parks and other cultural events in nearby villages.
John has the proven enthusiasm, energy and commitment required to be a district councillor.
John has been a School Governor and is Chairman of the Districts Councils’ Network. He is a national expert on local government finance and has recently appeared on BBC News Channel, BBC Radio4’s Today program, Money Box Live and further interviews on Radio 5Live, Sky News and Radio Norfolk.
Having lived in Norfolk for most of his life he knows that the knowledge and experience gained locally and internationally helps him serve this rural ward effectively.
At home he has varied interests including having sailed across the Atlantic in a square-rigged ship and sailing more locally on the Norfolk Broads in Swallowtail, a traditional Broads sailing cruiser.
In warmer weather John likes to garden and tinker with his classic grey Fergie tractor.
He says “As an experienced Councillor I am fortunate that I am in a position to get things sorted for local people in the villages of Brooke ward and I derive a great deal of personal satisfaction getting results for those who come to me to help solve their problems.
John’s Election Address
South Norfolk Conservatives Local Elections Manifesto 2019
Download the South Norfolk Conservative’s Manifesto for South Norfolk here