County Councillor for Bradgate
Cabinet Member for Children & Families
Designated lead member for children and young people (statutory)
- Relations with schools
- Children’s social care, safeguarding and children in care
- Children’s Champion. Supporting Leicestershire’s Families (Chair of Children and Families Partnership)
Youth offending service
Parishes: Anstey ; Newtown Linford ; Swithland ; Thurcaston and Cropston ; Ulverscroft ; Woodhouse
Deborah has lived in the Bradgate area for all her married life and has served as a local councillor for over 10 years. Her first Councillor role was at Anstey Parish Council, with most of that time spent as Vice-Chairman. Deborah has represented Anstey at Charnwood Borough Council for over six years, serving as a Cabinet Member for Communities, Wellbeing and Community Safety for three of those years.
She has represented the Bradgate Division at Leicestershire County Council for four years and spent most of that time working within the Children & Families department, proudly taking over as Lead Member in the Cabinet in July 2020 for Children, Families and Community Safety.
Deborah has gained a huge amount of experience working full-time in her local Councillor roles and is able to deal with all issues brought to her. By knowing who to contact to get instant results, Deborah has made a big difference to residents’ well-being. She has dealt with many complex individual issues as well as larger community issues affecting our local Bradgate villages.