A former Borough Councillor, David Collis has served on Norfolk County Council for a total of 12 years. He was Chairman of the Council in 2016-2017.
David has a particular interest in education and children’s services. In recent years, as a member of the Capital Priorities Committee, he has been a strong advocate for new schools in the West Norfolk area, in particular the provision of a new special school in King’s Lynn, the re-siting of the St Edmunds school in North Lynn and ensuring the funding for the new junior school in Gayton remained in the County Council budget until a suitable site could be found.
David’s career has spanned working in the North Staffs coal mines, serving in the R.A.F. and working for the Royal British Legion for over 20 years.
He lives within the electoral division, where he holds a share in a small fam, is a member of King’s Lynn Trinity Rotary Club, Vice Chair of Marriott’s Warehouse Trust, member of The Conservancy Board and Inland Fisheries Conservation Authority.
He holds regular surgeries for residents and is happy to assist with local problems.