Conservative Councillor for Chelmer Village and Beaulieu Park
Neil Gulliver was born and educated in Springfield. He is married with a grown up daughter and a 14 year-old son. Following 23 years in the police he has retired and now works as a consultant on environmental issues.
Neil has served on Chelmsford City Council for fifteen years and is the Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development. During the past twelve years he has worked tirelessly to ensure that over 10,000 new jobs have been created in the City and that over £100 million has been invested in infrastructure. His number one priority is ensuring that a new rail station is built to the north of Springfield.
Locally, Neil is the Chairman of Governors at Chancellor Park School. He has been involved with the school since its concept and was part of the body that oversaw the construction of the building and appointment of staff. Being married to a teacher he has a particular interest in education and is also on the Governing Body of Barnes Farm Junior School. He is now actively engaged in the MedBIC Centre at the Anglia Ruskin University, which is another exciting project which will bring employment to the City.
Neil is a trustee of The Springfield United Charities and is the coordinator in his road for the Springfield Neighbourhood Watch. As a Springfield Parish Councillor Neil has served the community for eight years, ensuring facilities are maintained and improved for local residents.
Outside of politics Neil enjoys sport and in particular watching cricket and football. He has a passion for wine and food and was one of the founder judges for the Essex Food and Drink Awards. He is also keen on the performing arts and supports local amateur theatre.
Neil blogs at ‘Your Councillor’ – here
You can contact Neil by email here.