Ward Councillor for Newton and Yealmpton

Cllr K J Baldry

I am a former County Councillor and I am in my third 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
Yealmpton
Plymouth
Devon
PL8 2NT
United Kingdom
Email:Cllr.Baldry@southhams.gov.uk
Tel:01752 881402
Mobile:07967 122916
Councillor Position:Leader of the Opposition Group
Political Party: Liberal Democrats
Ward:Newton and Yealmpton
Parishes:Holbeton, Newton and Noss, Sparkwell and Yealmpton
Committees:Council, Council Tax Setting Panel, Licensing Committee, Overview and Scrutiny Panel, Political Structures Working Group, Waste and Recycling Working Group
Outside Bodies:Parking and Traffic Regulations Outside London (PATROL), Yealm Estuary Forum