Telford Conservatives elect new leadership team

Telford Conservative Association has elected a new leadership team, with Ironbridge Gorge Ward Councillor Nicola Lowery taking over as Chairman from Hollinswood and Randlay Parish councillor, Harvey Unwin.


Rob Cadman is to continue as Deputy Chair Political having served one year already in this post and Dawley and Aqueduct Ward Councillor Steve Barnes takes over as Deputy Chairman Membership and Finance from Dawley Hamlets Parish councillor Alan Scott.


Priorslee councillor Veronica Fletcher has stepped down from the Association’s presidency to become Vice President, with ward colleague and husband Ian Fletcher stepping up to the Presidency from Local Government Officer.


Also continuing in post is newly elected Madeley Town Councillor, Marcus MacLean as Conservative Policy Forum Chairman.


Ketley and Overdale ward councillor John Ashford takes over as Fundraising Officer from Hollinswood and Randlay Parish Council Chairman Sheenagh Unwin.


Speaking after her election as chairman, Cllr Nicola Lowery said: “I’m honoured to be chairman of Telford Conservative Association and would like thank everyone for their support and dedication to the Association.


“Moving forwards this year I am keen to work closely with neighbouring Wrekin Conservative Association, our MP Lucy Allan and Conservative Councillors across the Borough as well as establishing strong links with our members.


“I’m delighted to have a top team around me and I am confident that together we will be able to lead the association strongly over the coming year. The previous management team established a firm base for us to build upon and we aim to continue that vision to demonstrate our strong leadership and vision for Telford.



Above photograph shows the new management team with Telford MP Lucy Allan.

Back row (l-r) Cllr Steve Barnes, Rob Cadman, Cllr Ian Fletcher, Cllr Marcus MacLean

Front row (l-r) Lucy Allan MP, Cllr Nicola Lowery, Cllr Veronica Fletcher


Speaking at the event Lucy Allan MP said "I am very proud of Telford's excellent Conservative Councillors and the important work they do for our community. I am delighted to see the next generation stepping forward to build the Conservative voice in Telford and I look forward to helping them do just that."