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Cllr Kevin Parry – Chairman


I am Kevin Parry, the Chair of NEL Parish Council.  I have lived in the Parish most of my life and went to Liden and Dorcan schools.  As a former employee of  Honda I was a Pension Trustee Director, responsible for a £1.5billlion scheme.  I have served on the NEL Parish Council since it was formed.  I have been a Swindon Borough Councillor for 11 years.  I have a broad range of skills having be a chair of the Planning Committee, Safer & Stronger Overview & Scrutiny Committee, Community and Places Overview & Scrutiny Committee and East Cluster.  I was the Mayor of Swindon in 2019/20.

I am currently the Swindon Borough Council Cabinet Member for Service Delivery Waste & Transport.

I served as a school Governor for more than ten years between Covingham, Nythe and The Chalet and was the Chair of Governors at Nythe Primary School.  I was a Governor at Great Western Hospital and served on the finance committee.

I have successfully completed the ILCA Evaluation and Certificate (Parish Council Clerk), am a Member of The Institute of Leader & Management and have studied Employment Law.

In my time as the Chair of the Parish Council, I have brought in changes to the grass cutting service, increased waste bins, uplifting of trees and improved play equipment.

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