People

Geoffrey Cox

Conservative MP for Torridge & West Devon

Geoffrey lives in West Devon, near Tavistock, with his wife, Jeanie and his family. They have a daughter and two sons, Charlotte, James and Jonathan who attended the local village school. Geoffrey was born and brought up in the West Country, is the son of a soldier (his father was schooled in Tavistock) and his family have been Devonians for generations. His brother is a local solicitor.

Tavistock South East: Debo Sellis

Debo is married to locally born retired fire officer John Sellis, her family has four children and four grandchildren, and she has a wealth of experience in local government.

Shebbear, Langtree & Newton St Petrock: David Hurley

"I have lived in Langtree for nearly eight years, and take great interest in what happens in my Ward of Shebbear, Langtree and Newton St Petrock. I am Vice Chairman of the Torridge University of the Third Age (U3A), and an active member of Langtree History Group.

James McInnes

President

Councillor James McInnes is the President of Torridge & West Devon Conservatives.  He is also Deputy Leader of Devon County Council and a former Leader of West Devon Borough Council.

Barry Parsons

Devon County Councillor, Holsworthy Rural

Barry Parsons is the Devon County Councillor for Holsworthy Rural. He sits on several committees including Chair of the Member Development Steering Group, and also the Health and Wellbeing Board, amongst others.

Bideford South: Tony Inch

"Let me introduce myself, my name is Tony Inch, and have been a Torridge and Bideford Councillor for the past 12 years.

Three Moors: Rosemary Lock

"I was first elected to represent you in 2007, and since then the interests and wellbeing of my residents have been my main priority.

Burrator: Diana Moyse

Diana was first elected to West Devon Borough Council in 1999. Prior to that, she was the Clerk to Burrator Parish Council. As a West Devon councillor, Diana’s main interest has been in planning, where she chaired the Future Planning and Housing Committee – then one of the council’s two main strategic policy committees.