Cllr. Richard Overton - Council nomination
Richard has served as a Parish Councillor on St Georges & Priorslee Parish Council since 1994 and is now Chair of the Parish Council. Richard has also served on Oakengates Town Council from 1997-2000. Richard was first elected to Telford & Wrekin Council in May 2003 representing St Georges Ward.
Richard is a voluntary football manager for Oakengates Rangers and has coached at various age levels, including adults, and is currently the new under 12s manager. Richard has a level 2 FA coaching qualification and is a member of the FA licensed Coaching Club. Richard has also been a previous School governor at St Georges Primary School and Scout Leader for St Georges & Priorslee Scouts (St Peters).
In relation to the Local Authority Richard was elected as Deputy Leader of the Telford & Wrekin Council in May 2011, and his current Cabinet responsibilities are Housing, Leisure & Health.
Richard has had an interest in housing and homelessness for a number of years.
Last Updated : 13 June 2017