Tom Watson is standing for the Liberal Democrats in the newly-created Washburn and Birstwith division at the North Yorkshire Council elections on 5th May.
Tom was born in Nidderdale and has lived and worked in the Dale all his life. He is married to Pauline, lives in Dacre Banks and for the last six years has represented Nidd Valley Ward on Harrogate Borough Council. He is also currently Chair of Hartwith-cum-Winsley Parish Council.
Tom is a hard-working experienced councillor with the time, energy and commitment to actively represent the people of this new division on the new North Yorkshire Council - regardless of politics.