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