Honiton St Michaels
Mike Allen 01395 - 233503
is a longstanding Honiton resident working for the Community on the Town
Council. He has a deep knowledge of
Council work from 15 years of Public Sector service locally. He was a
successful senior business manager and worked throughout Europe for major
companies. He is a committed Christian and a Conservative. Mike is passionate
about local people’s voices being heard. He fought on
behalf of over 700 people to save Littletown Green and has worked on
the Town Council
to maintain open spaces in Honiton.
Mike has proposed a number of allotment sites which would meet the
needs of potential allotment holders and allow people to grow some of their
own food. He works in another District for
community regeneration so he understands how the “Big Society” can
work effectively with local people gaining more power.
Phil Twiss 01395 - 233503
known local Travel Agent Phil has lived and worked in Honiton for almost 30
years and has seen the town go through
periods of relative boom and bust. He has been involved for many years
with the local football and cricket clubs as well as
being a Governor at Honiton Primary School. Phil has a clear vision and
understanding of what people in Honiton want and need. If elected to East
Devon District Council he would ensure through his no nonsense approach that
these views are faithfully represented. He is particularly keen that sporting
and leisure opportunities are improved as the town has lagged far behind
similar sized towns in this respect.
Phil is married to Sally and they have a 16 year old daughter Phoebe.
served for many years on the District Council representing Honiton. As a
committed Christian he has been
involved in youth work in a local church and is strongly in favour of
local voluntary involvement and the Big Society.
businessman - his family business is now being run by the fifth
generation - he knows East Devon inside out and understands that careful use
of money is vital in our local economy.
We need to carefully manage our beautiful environment allowing only new
development that helps employment and allows local young people to live
and work here.