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Mayor Councillor David Wright & Mayoress Mrs Maureen Wright
Elected: 17 May 2016
Councillor David Wright has represented the Bottesford ward on Melton Borough Council for 16 years and during that time has been the chairman of the Rural, Economic & Environmental Affairs Committee and the Community & Social Affairs Committee as well as chairing numerous Task Groups and Working Groups. He has also been Deputy Leader of the Council for 2 years and Lead member on various matters which saw him involved in negotiating many large council contracts (waste collection, housing repairs and maintenance, Waterfield leisure centre, and the new offices).
Councillor Wright’s local government service includes his past and current membership of Bottesford Parish Council, including being a past chairman of the Parish Council.
Professionally, Councillor Wright is an experienced business person. Before his retirement in 2000, he was owner and founder of Wright Sales, an agricultural machinery brokerage business and publisher of Wrights Register magazine. He was also founder and organiser of Wright Deal-A-Base Sales – a national computerised dealer network advertising and marketing service.
Councillor Wright has previously been Mayor during 2004/05 and is again supported by his wife Maureen as Mayoress. The Mayor and Mrs Wright have been married for 49 years.
Councillor Wright’s personal interests include local government and world affairs, and he is a keen organist and gardener.
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