Mick Lerry

Biography

Councillor Mick Lerry has lived in the Bridgwater & West Somerset constituency since 1976. He was a teacher for 22 years at the Blake School in Bridgwater and served on the national executive of the National Union of Teachers. He represents the Victoria ward on Sedgemoor District Council and Bridgwater Town Council, and is leader of the Sedgemoor Labour group.

As a union representative, Mick was involved in negotiations and consultations with secretaries of state and other ministers, promoting education and the role of teachers in England and Wales. In his present role with Sedgemoor Council, he heads a group of 10 Labour councillors. He has held meetings with shadow cabinet members to ensure a community benefit from the construction of the Hinkley C power station. Mick is a director of Homes in Sedgemoor and is on the board of Victoria Park Community Centre.

Cllr Mick Lerry Bridgwater Victoria (Town and District)

Labour Leader on Sedgemoor District Council

Parliamentary Spokesperson for Bridgwater and West Somerset