Candidate Focus: Neil Cartwright, Conservative – Rural East

Posted on - 30th April, 2011 - 10:30am | Author - | Posted in - People, Politics

This is the another candidate featuring in our Candidate Focus series, designed to tell you a bit more about who’s standing in your area for the local elections. You can read more about the seriesĀ here.


Full name

Neil Henderson Cartwright




Rural East


Retired chartered surveyor

What has made youĀ decideĀ to stand for election?

Have been a Councillor since 1976 with a break between 1995 & 2002 following a heart attack.Ā  Want to continue serving constituents as long as they want me and I am up to it.

What are the key issues for your ward?

Traffic- congestion, speeding, volume etc.Ā  Threats of excessive and undesirable development.

If you were elected how would you keep your constituents informed?

Through Parish Councils and via newsletters. Possibly by “new technology”!!Ā  I’m not really comfortable with twitter etc but will probably start a blog.

Anything else to add?


You can find out who is standing in your ward by visiting theĀ election map.

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