Peter Fox (Welsh politician)

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Councillor Peter Fox

Peter Alan Fox OBE is a county councillor in Monmouthshire, Wales, who has been leader of Monmouthshire County Council since 2008.

Background[edit]

Fox runs a farm in Portskewett in the south of Monmouthshire.[1] He is Conservative county councillor for the Portskewett electoral ward, having been first elected in May 1999 and re-elected at the subsequent 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2017 elections.[2]

While deputy leader of Monmouthshire County Council he stood as Conservative candidate in the 2007 Welsh Assembly elections in the Newport East constituency.[3] He became leader of Monmouthshire County Council in May 2008 after the previous leader, Cllr Andrew Crump, was replaced by the Conservative group.[4]

Fox was awarded an OBE in the 2017 New Years Honours, for services to the Cardiff Capital Region. He had been a member of the Cardiff Capital Region Board and subsequently vice chair of the Cardiff Capital Region Shadow Cabinet.[5]

References[edit]

  1. "Council happy with 'Carry On' BBC documentary". Abergavenny Chronicle. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  2. "County Councillor Peter Fox". Monmouthshire County Council. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  3. "Peter Fox". South Wales Argus. 18 April 2007. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  4. "'Stabbed in the back'". Free Press Series. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  5. "Monmouthshire residents from across the county rewarded in the Queen's New Year Honours". Chepstow Beacon. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2019.


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