Cllr Neil Bannister

South Leicestershire Conservative Association Chairman

Leader of Harborough District Council

Harborough District Council: Dunton Ward

Cllr Neil Bannister has been part of the South Leicestershire community since moving to Claybrooke Magna in August 1992. He became Chairman of the Claybrooke Magna Village Hall committee and successfully organised the village hall centenary celebrations. Neil also served as a school governor at Claybrooke and at Hallbrook Primary School after moving to Broughton Astley.
Neil served as a Broughton Astley Parish Councillor for 14 years before being elected to the Dunton Ward of Harborough District Council in 2011. Neil currently chairs the Governance and Audit committee on the Council.
Neil supports the 5 parishes in his ward with dedication and enthusiasm. He has campaigned to maintain the rural landscape, to bring superfast broadband to South Leicestershire, assisted a number of residents with planning matters and has successfully pushed for greater enforcement of planning conditions.
Neil is also an enthusiastic member of the association and is keen to support - and run -  fundraising activities.
Neil is married to Kathryn and they have two wonderful daughters. Neil is employed as a Crown Advocate with the East Midlands Crown Prosecution Service. His hobbies include supporting the Tigers.

In June 2015 Neil was elected as Chairman of The South Leicestershire Conservative Association

In October 2015 Neil was selected as the Conservative Party Police and Crime Commisioner Candidate for Leicestershire.

In October 2017 Neil was elected as leader of Harborough District Council

Neil was also Chairman of the Leicestershire, Rutland and City Area Conservatives in 2017.


Local Councillors help clean up village!

Councillors Neil Bannister and Rosita Page – plus a local scout group –were among those who took part in the Big Village Clean Up in Ullesthorpe over the weekend of the 8th and 9th July 2017.

See Also

Cllr Terry J. Richardson

Leicestershire County Council: Narborough and WhetstoneBlaby District Council Candidate Pastures WardSouth Leicestershire Conservative Association Deputy Chairman Political

Cllr Les Phillimore

Ward Councillor - Cosby with South Whetstone Ward and Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Services

Part-time Tutor @ De Montfort University

Regional Chairman for the Federation of Small Businesses (East Midlands)

Clerk to Cosby Parish Council

Peter Fuchs

Vice President The South Leicestershire Conservative Association

Cllr David. J. Findlay

Blaby District Council : CountesthorpeDavid Findlay was born in Wellingborough and has lived in Leicestershire for the past 11 years.He currently works as a Payroll Administrator for a large retail company where he has also undertaken the role of “Community Champion” through which he encouraged local residents and schools to become engaged in enhancing their local community.

Cllr David Freer

Blaby District Council : Croft HillParish: Croft ; Elmesthorpe ; Potters Marston

Cllr Iain M. Hewson

Blaby District Council Stanton & Flamville Ward

I have lived in Sapcote for 35 years. Married to Sandra for 38 years and have a grown up son.
I wanted to get more involved in my local community and I have now served on Sapcote Parish Council for six years, the last four as Vice Chairman.

I have served on Blaby District Council since 2011 and have worked as a team with Sheila Scott and Ernie White in looking after your interests.

Cllr Sheila Scott

Blaby District Council Stanton & Flamville WardSheila Scott has lived in Sapcote for over 34 years, and has for the past three years represented Stanton and Flamville Ward as a Blaby District Councillor.

Cllr Maggie A. Wright

Leicestershire County Council: Stoney Stanton and Croft

Blaby District: Normanton Ward

Parish: Thurlaston

Maggie Wright was born, educated and lives here in the community she wants to represent.

Cllr Bill Liquorish

Leicestershire County Council: Broughton AstleyHarborough District Council: B. Astley - Sutton Ward