David combines his extensive experience of the politics of planning and community engagement with two decades of frontline political service in the Conservative Party.
David served as a Conservative councillor in Oxfordshire for 20 years from 1999 to 2019, winning his seat through five District Council elections, and chaired the West Oxfordshire District Council Finance Committee. David was also Chairman of West Oxfordshire Conservative Association between 2015 and 2018.
In 2016 David was awarded the MBE in the Prime Minister’s Resignation Honours list for political service.
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David is a regular swimmer, runner, occasional triathlete, gardener, tree planter and yoga newcomer.
David enjoys visits to Brighton and Hove Albion’s inspiring Community Stadium with his son during the football season, and enjoyed cheering on his daughter in the 2019 London Marathon.