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Cllr Charles Shaw

Lincoln City

Cllr Charles Shaw will be standing in the Lincoln City Constituency.

Charles Shaw is a highly respected youth and community worker both locally and nationally with an extensive career covering business, local government and the Voluntary Sector. 

Experienced on Local Councils from Skellingthorpe to Bardney and a former elected member of a Drainage Board he is well aware of local community and environmental issues.

Charles has worked extensively cross-party to gain improvements and support for the Community and Voluntary Sector and is the current chair of regional infrastructure support body ‘One East Midlands’,
Trained in Education, Youth and Community Work, Corporate Secretaryship and Insurance, he serves as Chair of The National Network of Councils for Voluntary Youth Services, is Academic Chair of The Society of Teachers in Business Education and a Trustee of the National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs.

Charles Shaw is a resident of Carholme Ward and is married with grown up children.
Experienced as a Councillor and agent and staunchly against centralised control of local government, Charles believes Lincoln City should be a unitary authority working with but free of county domination.

Married (to Daphne) with three grown up children he is well aware of the issues facing families today.

As Vote Leave co-ordinator for Lincoln, Sleaford and North Hykeham he successfully co-ordinated all-party effort to achieve a fantastic result in Central Lincolnshire whilst maintaining a friendly relationship across remain and leave activists and believes working together in a co-operative yet challenging way brings results.

As a former Youth and Community officer with a Metropolitan Borough Council for Racial Equality he recognises the demographic changes that have taken place in Lincoln over the last decade and as Chair of the Centre for Reconciliation works promoting Community Cohesion across the County and beyond.

As a councillor and politician he feels it is important to be the ‘imp’ who gets things done!

Charles can be contacted direct during elections on 07760 843910