CCA Board

Deputy Chairman, Cllr Rory Love


Cllr Mark Hawthorne MBE, Gloucestershire County Council

Mark will be working for more councillor training, extra campaign support, much needed Social Media investment and new fairer selection rules. He says our members helped make the GE landslide happen, now it's your turn.


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Deputy Chairman

Cllr Philip Broadhead, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Philip is also Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and serves on the Improvement and Innovation Board at the Local Government Association.

Honorary Treasurer 

Cllr Peter Golds CBE,Tower Hamlets Council

Serving and supporting Conservative councillors across the country has been his honour and a privilege. He looks forward to continue to work with his colleagues to do his best for all of our members on the ground.

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County Representative

Cllr Keane Duncan, North Yorkshire County Council and Ryedale District Council 

Keane is 25 and lives in North Yorkshire. He is a new council leader and works full-time as a journalist. He is looking forward to serving as your representative.


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London Representative

Cllr Selina Seesunkur, Waltham Forest Council

She has worked in a number of London Boroughs so appreciates the issues Councillors face. She believes Councillors are instrumental in keeping MPs in power, more can be done to raise the profile of Councillors and support them.

Metropolitan District Councillor Representative, Cllr Ken Meeson

Metropolitan District Representative

Cllr John Pennington, Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council

Self made businessman in textiles and leisure. 10 years Cllr, Group Deputy for two, now in second year as Leader Bradford MDC. Time and integrity to commit to the role.

Non-Metropolitan Representaive, Cllr Gavin Chambers

Non-Metropolitan District Representative 

Cllr Cynthia Barker, Hertsmere Borough Council

Cynthia Barker is a Borough Councillor and Deputy Mayor for Hertsmere. She joined Outreach to help promote the work of the CCA with Conservative Women’s Organisation and joined the panel at the Party Conference to discuss issues for women who stand for election.

Non-Metropolitan Representaive, Cllr Gary Waller

Non-Metropolitan District Representative

Cllr Lewis Cocking, Broxbourne Borough Council

Lewis will undertake to represent your views and issues effectively on the CCA Board. 

Unitary Representative, Cllr Paul Bettison

Unitary Representative

Cllr Veronica Jones, Northumberland County Council

Veronica will be a strong voice for the CCA within the Conservative party and a vigorous champion for both unitary councils and the north of England in the CCA.

Minister for Local Government

Luke Hall MP Member for Thornbury and Yate

Secretary, Victoria Carslake

Board Secretary

Rachel Oldham, Head of Local Government 

WCCA, Cllr Aled Davies

WCCA Chairman

Cllr Peter Fox, Monmouthshire County Council

LGA Conservative Group Leader

LGA Conservative Group Leader

Cllr Izzi Seccombe OBE, Warwickshire County Council