Rick has lived in Purley for 30 years and brought up his family here. He is, a member of the Parish Council and chaired the Council for 9 years, stepping down in 2015 when elected as a District Councillor for West Berkshire.
In 2017, Rick joined the Executive of West Berkshire Council, becoming first the lead member for social care, and is now responsible for the Council’s services related to public Health & Wellbeing, Leisure and Culture.
Rick cares deeply about the area and its communities and has worked tirelessly to try and improve the quality of life for residents of the ward.
Rick successfully stood for re-election in Tilehurst and Purley Ward in 2019