Richard Harris is a long standing Conservative activist; campaigner; candidate; agent and now an elected Councillor.

Richard has a degree in Computer Networks and Enterprise Management and is a proud Alumnus of the University of Derby.

Richard currently works as a Team Coordinator for the British Retailer, Marks and Spencer.

Richard is currently Disability Spokesman for the National Think Tank, Parliament Street and regularly writes for the Political Blog, United Politics.

At Erewash Borough Council, Richard is Chairman of the Council’s Scrutiny Committee and also acts as Conservative Group Whip.