Cllr Neil Bannister

South Leicestershire Conservative Association Chairman

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.


Message from the Chairman of SLCA - Neil Bannister

Message from the Chairman – Neil Bannister 

At this time of national emergency it is important to adhere to the Government advice to

stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. We know that the NHS - and indeed the Care

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 Finance

Cllr Les Phillimore

Leicestershire County Councillor for the Cosby and Countesthorpe Ward including South Whetstone, Foston and Kilby

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

Part-time Tutor @ De Montfort University

Peter Fuchs

Vice President The South Leicestershire Conservative Association

Cllr David. J. Findlay

Blaby District Council : Countesthorpe

David Findlay has been a local district councillor for Countesthope for the last eight years and has lived in the village for over 10 years

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 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

Cllr Mrs Rosita Page

Leicestershire County Council: LutterworthHarborough District Council: UllesthorpeRosita has lived in the local area for over 30 years and has 2 grown up daughters who attended local schools.She has been a District Councillor since 1999 and a County Councillor since 2004 actively representing the villages of Bitteswell, Bittesby, Claybrooke Magna, Claybrooke Parva and Ullesthorpe.