Candidates Information

Budleigh Ward

Alan Dent      Tel:01395 - 233503

Alan was commissioned into the Royal Engineers and subsequently joined Marks & Spencer where he had a wide variety of management roles.  Alan and his wife Annie moved to Devon in 2002 and to Budleigh Salterton in 2004.  Alan believes strongly in supporting the efforts of local people and will work hard to support initiatives like the East Budleigh shop. He recognises that a viable local economy is essential in providing employment.
Alan will ensure that local views are properly represented in the local Councils and will fight to ensure that future development in East Devon does nothing to spoil the character of the Town, the surrounding villages or the countryside within the Ward.


Steve Hall    Tel:01395 - 233503

Steve is an established Councillor on both District and Town Councils.  Steve is the lead Council member in the Police Liaison Group and has been active in addressing anti-social behaviour at the Normans Play area and Jubilee Field. He is also Vice Chair of the Chamber of Commerce. Steve has been successful in securing continued funding for the beach outfall which is critical in preventing flooding in Granary Lane and at the Cricket Club.

  Steve believes strongly in a thriving local economy and energetically supports the development of affordable housing. All developments must reflect the character and ethos of the rural community.


Tom Wright    Tel:01395 - 233503

Tom retired as a Chief Superintendent from the Thames Valley Police and since then has worked for government security organisations and a volunteer welfare officer with the Royal British Legion. 

  Tom has been a Budleigh Town Councillor since 2007 and became Chairman last year.  As well as his involvement in setting up and now the management of the Budleigh Youth Club, Tom is also a member of the Football and Cricket Clubs and values the part they play in developing young people. He also played an important role in the organisation of the first Budleigh Literature Week.

  If elected Tom will ensure that all sections of our community have a voice in the affairs of the District Council.



Promoted by Lucille Baker of 9C Mill Park White Cross Road, Exeter EX5 1EL  on behalf of the Conservative Party of 9C Mill Park White Cross Road, Woodbury Salterton, Exeter EX5 1EL