Tony served as a County Councillor for twenty-two years for the North Wolds division. Apart from his service in the Royal Navy he has always lived in Lincolnshire.
As a County Councillor, he has always believed his first duty is to serve the interests of those who elected him and never to follow slavishly the party line. To this end he attends not only meetings at County Hall in Lincoln, but Parish and Town Council Meetings throughout the division averaging about ten a month.
Tony has been a councillor for most of his adult life, serving on Cleethorpes Borough and Humberside County Councils before being elected to Lincolnshire County Council for the North Wolds Division in 1995.
Tony was awarded an MBE for services to the community in 1997.
Tony was appointed Support Councillor under the Commercial and Environmental Management portfolio holder.