I am a former County Councillor and I am in my fourth term as a District Councillor where I am the Leader of the Opposition Group. I am a joint member for the largest geographical ward. I have twice been a Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate. I am the Leader of the South Hams Liberal Democrat group . I am a long time member of Yealmpton Parish Council and served three years as its Chair. I have been active in politics all my adult life.
My first degree was an MA from Dublin University and in 1996, I was awarded a M.Phil by Plymouth University.
I worked for the Post Office for over 30 years and retired as Head Postmaster (Plymouth and Cornwall) when I was 50. Previous appointments include Controller Mount Pleasant, London.
I am a former Chairman of the Devon Fire Authority.
Since retiring I have been able to spend time on community and political activities.
My interests are bell ringing and bridge and I am a season ticket holder at Plymouth Argyle and an Associate Member of MCC. Other memberships include: South West Coast Path Association; Community Council of Devon; CND; Republic; Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors.
I am married to Isabel and we have three adult children and seven grandchildren.
|Name:||Councillor Keith Baldry|
|Address:||14 Hillside Drive|
|Councillor Position:||Leader of the Opposition Group|
|Political Party:||Liberal Democrats|
|Ward:||Newton and Yealmpton|
|Parishes:||Holbeton, Newton and Noss, Sparkwell and Yealmpton|
|Committees:||Executive - Environment Portfolio|
|Outside Bodies:||Devon Authorities Strategic Waste Committee|
|Declaration of Interests Summary:|
Sponsorship: South Hams Liberal Democrats
Land/Licences: 14 Hillside Drive, Yealmpton PL8 2NT
Corporate Tenancies: None
Membership of Other Bodies:Yealmpton Parish Council; CND; Republic; SW Coastal Path Association; Amnesty International; Liberal Democrats
Other Matters: None
Training & Development from May 2019:
May 2019 - Induction Training: (NB - Re-Elected Members are NOT required to attend the Induction programme)
|August 2019||Energy From Waste (Site Visit, Devonport)|
Climate Change Workshop
Community Infrastructure Levy Training
Treasury Management Training
Health and Wellbeing Session