Mid Sussex District Councillor - Ardingly and Balcombe
Gary has been a resident of Balcombe for over 18 years. He is currentlyworking tirelessly on behalf of his local ward residents. As a District Councillor, Gary is Deputy Leader and the Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Property. He also serves on the South Downs National Park Authority as the District's representative. As a member of one of the planning committees, Gary is keenly aware of the need to balance the demands for more housing throughout the District with the importance of preserving the outstanding natural beauty within Mid Sussex. Gary has worked with businesses throughout the District on jobs which has meant Mid Sussex has the fourth lowest rate of unemployment in the country. He is aware of the need to help youth employment grow. Gary has helped and supported the Parish Councils in their Neighbourhood Plans. A family man, Gary is married to Chris and together they have two daughters.