City Councillor for Arbury Ward
Patrick was first elected as an Arbury City Councillor in 2017 and then re-elected with an increased majority in May 2018. He has lived in Cambridge all his adult life. Patrick is a first-class graduate of Cambridge University (King’s) and works for the Court of Protection Team (Adult Social Care) at Shire Hall. He has campaigned for Labour in and around Arbury for many years. Patrick is a member of UNISON. Outside of work and politics his interests are music, philosophy, and football.
Patrick’s activities have included the putting forward of Local Highway Improvement (LHI) bids, such as for pavement repairs on Gilbert Road, and also of Environmental Improvement Projects (EIPs), like the installation of illuminated bollards and fencing for better security in Rackham Close. He supports Cllr Claire Richards and Cllr Dr Jocelynne Scutt in their aim of improving the enforcement of HGV night-time weight restrictions on Victoria Road. Alongside Cllr Michael Todd-Jones and in consultation with residents he is reviewing facilities and play areas on Arbury’s estates and communal areas, including Hazelwood Close, Molewood Close and Borrowdale.
Patrick is currently on the Housing Committee and helps to promote schemes like Labour’s programme to build 500 homes in the city, thanks to £70 million of funding to spend on housing secured by your Labour City Council.