Councillor Lynne Shelton, is a community activist from Uttoxeter. Lynne has previously worked in management in small and medium sized businesses and now represents Heath Ward Borough on East Staffordshire Borough Council. Lynne is passionate about community, particularly children and families and is a governor at three schools.
Councillor Shelton left the Conservatives in August 2018 because she felt that the government’s agenda shuns social responsibility and is bringing pain to the vulnerable, young and old in our society. Lynne commented that joining the SDP is “the best thing I’ve done for a long time – I’ve finally found a party that I can believe in.”