Leicestershire County Council: Stoney Stanton and Croft
Blaby District: Normanton Ward
Maggie was born, educated and continues to live here in the community she wants to represent.
She has deep rooted interests in the local community serving as Thurlaston Parish Council Chairman for 10 years.
As a councillor Maggie has worked with other members of the Parish Council to fundraise for new play equipment on the Recreation Ground and completed the process of providing eight Affordable Houses at All Saints Close Thurlaston.
She has supported single issue campaigns including working with action groups to provide mobile electronic speed signs which are now installed on entrances to the village.
Maggie believes Village organisations are the life blood of the community and need continual support and encouragement.
Maggie’s practical work experience includes time with British Gas as a Customer Accounting Manager, A Volunteer Bureau Manager for Blaby District South and an Accounts Officer at the Leicestershire Rural Community Council.
Maggie has spent the last 13 years working for Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland as an Information & Advice Caseworker. She now specialises as a Residential and Nursing Home Care Advisor. Maggie has a keen interest in the Care Act and Social Care reforms.
As a Blaby District Councillor she has held the position of Portfolio Holder for Community Services.
Maggie has been married to Neil for 31 years and they have two grown up sons. Many of her family continue to live in the area.
In her spare time Maggie enjoys flower arranging and appearing with the Thurlaston Players’ amateur dramatics group. She wrote 2 of their last productions.
Maggie regularly enjoys attending her local Chapel and supporting their activities.
In May 2018 Maggie was elected as County Councillor representing the Stoney Stanton and Croft Division.