Born and bred in a Socialist home in Plumstead, South East London Steve became a Conservative in 1967 at the age of 12 following Harold Wilson devaluing the pound.

Always keen to make up his own mind Steve was determined to learn more about Politics and become involved. He quickly learnt the art of political argument and defiantly declared to his family that he was a Conservative.

Educated at a Bluecoat School in Blackheath he continued his education at Erith College of Technology where he achieved HNC in Building and continued to achieve Charted Institute of Building Membership. Working in the Construction Industry ever since.

After finishing twenty two years in the Territorial Army, where he obtained the rank of WO11 (Company Sergeant Major) in the Queens Regiment and then the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment upon their amalgamation, Steve became more actively involved in politics

Having served both as a Branch and Association Officer for three Associations, Steve was elected to the Area Management Executive which led to him being elected Chairman of Sussex in 2006. Supported by the Regional Team and also the Party Board over many years he became the Regional Deputy Chairman Political for the South East Region in 2008.

An avid Campaigner and Political Organiser at heart, he has stood as a Local Government Candidate in all Areas of Local Government. A leading team organiser in the Party Leadership Campaign, arranging Hustings, finding support and speaking at venues around the South East.

Since being elected  Steve had concentrated his energies on supporting the Target Seats since 2006 being involved with Parliamentary Candidates Selections, Candidate Training and Campaigning. He supported the Target Seats bridging the gap between the Associations andno 10 the Parliamentary Party as they did not have any Parliamentary contact at Association level. Bringing them the Voice of the Party and more importantly being their Voice to the Parliamentarians and the Party Board which was paramount.
Steve was active in arranging Campaign 2009, where he spoke at the Regional Conference and gave presentations at Association level, the importance of Campaign 2009 was the spring board to the General Election in 2010.
Since the general election, Steve has been engaged with the London Mayoral campaign for 2012, also some of his energies have been in the restructuring of the Regional Team, expanding and bring in great experience and skills which are for the benefit to us all in the South East.

The remainder of his time has been supporting target Councils, visiting and speaking at Associations/Councils and external groups throughout the South East ensuring your voice is being heard and spreading the Conservative message.

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