Des has lived in Chalfont St Giles since 1986 and has been a Parish Councillor since October 2009. For the last 15 years Des has been one of the organizers of the Chalfont St Giles Fireworks Show and is currently the Acting Chair of the Friends of Guides. He is a keen allotment holder and support the Back Lane Allotments Association. Des also actively supports the Stop HS2 Campaign.
Member of Buckinghamshire Council