People

Rt. Hon. Damian Green MP

Damian has been the Member of Parliament for Ashford since 1997, working hard for the town and the surrounding villages.

Paul Bartlett - Weald East

Paul has been representing the villages of Kingsnorth and Mersham on Ashford Borough Council for the past four years.  Before that Paul represented Mersham, Smeeth and Sevington and has now been on the Council for 12 years.  Paul was Leader of the Council in 2010. 

Clair Bell - Weald Central

Clair has represented the rural ward of Weald Central since 2007 during which time she has been a strong voice for residents and local businesses.  She works closely with parish councils to promote local needs homes in the villages and ensure that as far as possible development in the countryside is appropriate and in accordance with residents’ wishes. 

Mike Hill - Tenterden

I have represented Tenterden at Kent County Council since 2001. I have been very pleased during this time to work with Parish Councils and local Groups to tackle many of the issues which affect people’s lives.

Neil Bell - Biddenden

Neil has been the ward member for Biddenden for over 20 years and is Deputy Leader of Ashford Borough Council.