Patricia Birchley

Tricia has represented Chiltern Ridges Division of Bucks County Council for almost 12 years and has listened carefully to local residents to action their concerns at County Hall. She holds regular surgeries and attends Parish Council meetings to ensure she is fully briefed on all local issues.

For 5 years Tricia was the Cabinet Member for Health & Wellbeing with responsibility for 40% of the Council Budget. One of the direct benefits to Chiltern Ridges was the building of the Chesham Opportunities Centre and the new Care home for older people in Cameron Road. She cares passionately about our environment and is currently Chairman of the Rights of Way Committee and a Trustee of the Chiltern Society. She champions local causes in her role as Vice Chairman of Bucks County Council.

Since the announcement of HS2 Tricia has spent the last seven years fighting the project, attending Select Committee meetings in Parliament, talking to Members of Parliament, writing regularly to the Press and working with local action groups to stop it. During the construction phase she would hold HS2 to account on Health & Safety, protection of our unique environment and managing the increase in traffic movements. This would be an absolute priority.

People express concerns about the state of some local roads and Tricia would continue to fight for extra budget to maintain and improve the roads and pavements. Working with the Local Area Technician she would go out on site regularly and be vigilant in ensuring quality repairs to our roads.


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Noel Brown

Chess Valley including Chesham Waterside, St Marys, Townsend, Little Chalfont (part), Ley Hill, Latimer and Chenies
Noel and his wife have lived and worked in the Division for over 44 years. He has served on the County Council for 12 years and District and Town Councils since 1976, only standing down from District two years ago, after a final two years as Chairman. He is just finishing a year as Mayor, for the third time, so knows a good deal about the area and the problems facing all sections of our Community. He established the first Youth Council in Bucks, has been a school Governor, Chairman of Chesham Youth Club, and the CAB. He was also responsible for setting up the Chesham and Little Chalfont Revitalisation Groups.
Last Christmas, with the support of the Town and Parish Councils and volunteers, he was responsible for running the Christmas Day Party for 55 of our elderly residents from Chesham, Amersham and Little Chalfont who would otherwise have been alone.
He is currently Deputy Cabinet Member for Education at County supporting Primary and Special Educational Needs. Also, serving on the Health Overview Committee, he has pushed both the Hospital Trust and the Clinical Commissioning Group representing local GPs to get improved care more locally provided and pressed for Social Services to be ‘more joined up’ so care is better coordinated. He successfully challenged the delay in medical assessments for children coming into care. 
He was responsible for getting the NHS to contract NHS Dentists at the Chess Surgery where he has also been involved in the County Wellbeing Project seeking join working to lift the most vulnerable out of deprivation across the whole of the County.
 He has always pledged to put ‘people before politics’ and will continue to use his considerable experience to seek the best outcomes for Residents in these uncertain times

Tim Butcher

Chalfont St Giles, Seer Green, Coleshill, Jordans and Gold Hill.
Tim Butcher and his partner Emma live in Chalfont St Giles. Tim has worked in the City of London's Insurance market as an underwriter for over 40 years, and has played his part in running a successful enterprise.  This has brought him into contact with many people from small businesses to quoted companies.  He understands the business community. 
Tim believes that Buckinghamshire County Council must deliver the most efficient and effective services, as well as providing value for money.   Tim was one of the driving forces behind the introduction of performance related pay for Bucks County Council employees.  He detests bureaucracy and red tape and hopes that you will continue to give him the opportunity to make a difference for the benefit of the local community.
As Chairman of the Chalfonts Local Area Forum, Tim has secured funds to be spent in the Chalfont St Giles Division, along with his Community Funds.
In his spare time, Tim enjoys walking, golf and classic cars.  Tim is also a member of Lloyd's.

Isobel Darby

Isobel Darby has lived in the village all her life and was educated at local state schools, as were her three children. She is an accountant and, having trained in a City firm, practices locally.  Isobel enjoys her work in the community and is pleased to be able to give something back to the area.

David Martin

David has served as our County Councillor since 2013, lives in our village and has family members nearby. Now retired construction manager of a large engineering company, David uses his skills, knowledge and experience to represent Chalfont St. Peter at our County Council and works hard to protect and enhance the heritage and environment of our village.

Peter Martin

Peter Martin and his wife Vanessa moved to Cokes Lane in Little Chalfont around 20 years ago moving from Southgate in North London. He has recently moved to Great Missenden within the Chiltern area but has very close ties with Little Chalfont and many friends in the Village. In fact his parents in-law have lived in Elizabeth Avenue for many happy years.

Martin Tett

Martin has lived in Little Chalfont with his family for over 30 years. He is determined to keep Bucks beautiful. He introduced the 'zero tolerance' policy towards fly-tipping and has led the anti HS2 campaign by councils along the route. He has championed our excellent education system and lobbied for the additional £10 million for Bucks schools recently won from the government. Even in difficult financial times Martin has prioritised improving our roads and pavements, with over £120 million spent in Bucks in the past six years and a commitment to spend at least another £50 million in the next council. Locally, Hill Avenue, Woodside Road, Raans Road, Westanley Avenue and the A404 Amersham Road are amongst those recently resurfaced