John Perry

Group Leader, Conservative Group, Maidstone Borough Council
Maidstone Borough Councillor, Staplehurst Ward

John Perry is a Chartered Certified Accountant, with an honours degree in History and Classics and an MBA from one of the UK’s leading business schools. John has worked in both the private and public sectors and has acted as an advisor to both the UK Government and Foreign Governments on the funding and financing of air navigation systems. He currently runs a consultancy company, which continues to provide financial and economic advice in this field.

John is married with three sons and has lived in Staplehurst since 2006. He joined the Parish Council in 2007 and was elected Chairman in 2010.  In 2014 he was elected to Maidstone Borough Council as a Ward Member for Staplehurst and was appointed to the Cabinet with responsibility for Community and Leisure Services. The Borough now operates a committee system and John served as Chairman of the Planning Committee in 2016-17.  John has been the Leader of the Conservative Group at Maidstone Borough Council since 2017.

John continues to be an active member of Staplehurst Parish Council. In addition, he is a Trustee of Jubilee Fields.

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David Burton

Chair of Strategic Planning Committee, Maidstone Borough Council
Maidstone Borough Councillor, Marden Ward

David has lived in and around Maidstone since the age of 3.  Having attended local schools and then Oakwood Park Grammar School he joined his father in the early 80s and they founded and expanded a business principally operating in the veterinary medical equipment sector.

Jon Purle

Maidstone Borough Councillor, Bridge Ward

Jon lives in Central Maidstone where he runs a small regulatory consulting business employing two others.  He was elected to Maidstone Borough Council in May 2018, to represent Bridge Ward.  He lives with his wife and young daughter in Maidstone, where his daughter attends a local primary school.

Louise Brice

Maidstone Borough Council, Staplehurst Ward

Louise Brice was elected to be a Borough Councillor in May 2015. She is proud to serve her local community and fight for the infrastructure and services she believes this vibrant community deserve.