People

Cllr Craig Leyland: Chairman

Craig was elected as Chairman of the Louth and Horncastle Conservative Association at the 2017 AGM. He promised to bring strong leadership and effective management to the role to help move the Association forward in a positive manner.

Emma McClarkin: MEP

Emma McClarkin is a Conservative Party Member of the European Parliament, representing the East Midlands in the UK. She was elected to the European Parliament in 2009 and is Britain's youngest standing MEP. 

Andrew Lewer MBE: MEP

Andrew is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands and leads in Brussels for the European Conservatives and Reformists Group on the Culture and Education Committee and the Regional Development Committee. He grew up in and

Alex Hall : Deputy Chairman Membership

Alex has been a member of the Association since 2015.

Following the resignation of Cllr Dan Turner, Alex was appointed by the Executive Council in October 2017 to take on the portfolio of Deputy Chairman Membership and Fundraising for the Association.

Tom Kemp: Deputy Chairman Political

Tom was elected to the Management Team at the AGM in March 2016. He was born and raised in Lincolnshire and is a local businessman with a focus on property.His interest in politics began while at school and carried forward to University where he was treasurer of the Conservative Society. His political interests range from the local to the national, and he has previously stood as an ELDC candidate for Holton HolegateWhen not at work he enjoys a range of sports and is an active member of several local clubs. 

Bridget Harris: Treasurer

Bridget is the new Louth & Horncastle Conservative Association Treasurer and was co-opted in May 2015.More details to follow.

Cllr Colin Matthews: Association Officer

Cllr Matthews was elected an additional officer at the 2016 AGM and was re-elected at the 2017 AGM to the same role.

Colin, a local businessman and educationalist, resides in Sutton on Sea with his wife Cllr Helen Matthews who is an East Lindsey District Councillor.