Peter Murphy

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Peter Murphy is Labour Town and District Councillor for Watchet.Born 1952 and educated in Leicester, he obtained a degree in Geography and worked for 27 years as a secondary school teacher in Doncaster. He was a local union secretary and became a member of the Labour party.


Pete says “I have lived in Watchet since 2002 with my wife Liz, and enjoy the community spirit in the town. I feel it is important to contribute to the community and I am currently chairman of the Taunton Deane & West Somerset Credit Union helping to keep savings in the community.  I am treasurer of the Watchet Market House Museum Society and also chairman of Watchet Library Friends campaigning to keep the library in Watchet. A member of Watchet Town Council since 2007, and a member of West Somerset Council since 2011, my main interests are planning and environmental issues and the Mineral Line conservation group.”

Cllr Peter Murphy WATCHET