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Information and details
Ward: Basford Ward
Date elected to City Council: 3 May 2007
Occupation: Writer and University Lecturer
I was educated in Nottingham at Basford Hall College and have read English Literature at the University of Cambridge. I am married with two children.
I used to be a journalist for the Nottingham Evening Post and I am the author of Necropolis - London and its Dead and the award winning novel Lost Time.
I gained my PGCE at the University of Nottingham in 2003.
I have taught at the University of Nottingham (Open Studies) and I am now a tutor at the Open University.
Membership of Outside Organisations
- Museum of Law Trust (Galleries of Justice) (Council appointed Director)
- Nottingham Theatre Trust Limited (Council appointed Director)
- Local Government Information Unit