Born 19/05/1950 one of 5 children.
Lived in Houghton since 1988
Married to Carol
Three children and three grandchildren
Grammar School and Durham Technical
Electrical installation and Marine and Industrial Plant
Time served Electrician (traditional apprenticeship).
Experienced work on electrical plant in various
environments including: -
Brickyards, carpet manufacturing, shops, hotels, housing
Became self employed in 1979.
Chairman of Hetton and Houghton Business club for 8
Served as board member of Business link Tyne and Wear
throughout its existence.
Board member Sunderland YMCA
Chairman of Fencehouses YMCA
Vice Chairman of Hetton Town Trust since its formation
Chairman of Friends of St Michaels and All Angels Parish
Church Houghton le Spring