John Smale

John Smale

About John

I am John Smale, the Conservative Unitary Councillor for Bulford, Allington and Figheldean...

I have lived in the area for 11 years after a career in the army. I am now an MOD civil servant working at Upavon. In 2007, I joined local government as the Conservative Councillor for Bulford and Figheldean on the old Salisbury District Council. I am married to Su, who works at Test Valley School in Stockbridge. We have two daughters both now working in London, one having previously worked in New York and the other in New Zealand. My interests are golf, gardening and walking our two dogs.

As a relative newcomer to local government, my military career precluded any opportunity of elected representation; I have been on a steep learning curve. I have made a point of attending all Parish Council meetings to increase my working knowledge, so if you need to discuss an issue you will invariably find me at your Parish Council meetings.

My priorities are for the well being of the division I represent and its inhabitants, whatever their political leanings.