John lives in Corby having moved here from Glasgow in 1982. He has worked with Corus in Corby for 15 years.
Personal interests include his enthusiasm for golf and reading and also spending time with his children.
John was elected as a Labour County Councillor for Kingswood and West Ward in Corby, firstly in 1997 and then stood down in 2001 to spend time with his young daughters. He then stood in a bi-election in 2003 for the same area and represents the division to date.
John attends many of the tenant and resident meetings all over his area and can be seen at monthly surgery's in Kingswood, Beanfield and Hazel leys community centres.
As a County Councillor, John is the Leader of the Labour Group.
His main areas of interest as County Councillor include: the regeneration of his division as stated in the County Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy; and to ensure that all our children get a fair and decent level of education.