Nettleham & Area Branch

Nettleham & Area Conservatives is a branch of the Gainsborough Constituency Conservative Association.

The Branch's area covers the West Lindsey District Council wards of:

  • Bardney
  • Cherry WIllingham
  • Dunholme & Welton
  • Nettleham
  • Saxilby
  • Scampton
  • Stow; and
  • Sudbrooke

An area which has a population of approximately 29,000 electors, there are fourteen district council seats (currently 9 Conservative 2 Liberal Democrat, 2 Lincolnshire Independent and 1 Independent) and 3 whole and 1 partial county council seats (all Conservative). Our local, Conservative parliamentarian, is Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Leigh.

The Branch's main functions are fundraising activity, social events, political events and local campaigning through co-ordination of the Local Conservative Action Teams (LCAT)

The map below shows the West Lindsey District Council ward that are within the Branch's area.

Nettleham & Area Branch


Giles McNeill

Organising Secretary
District Councillor (Nettleham ward)
Secretary and Treasurer (Coffee Club)

Stephanie Rouse

Branch Chairman (Nettleham & Area Branch)

Mrs. Stephanie Rouse is the Chairman of the Nettleham & Area Branch. Mrs. Rouse served as the Chairman of the Gainsborough Constituency Conservative Association from March 2012 - March 2016.

Richard Butroid

County Councillor (Gainsborough Rural South division)

Richard was born and has lived in the local area for the majority of his life and is therefore well aware of the challenges that living in a rural community can bring. 

Maureen Palmer


Maureen was brought up and educated in the small village of Guston in Kent. On completing her education she began her working life in the Women's Royal Army Corps.