Ashley moved to the area 14years ago he soon became actively involved in the community with the development of Waddesdon Hall. As a result of a by-election in 2017, He was elected to Aylesbury District Council which he represented until the new Buckinghamshire Council came into existence in 2020. He has been a keen advocate of community transport in coordinating the development of the Bernwode bus and Buckingham area rural transport, These organisations have been vital during covid by organising weekly food bank collections supporting those in need. He is also a trustee on two local charities, The Wednesday Club, which aims to combat social isolation with a weekly social club for elderly residents in the area and Bucks Inspire, a new venture which aims to help unprivileged children across the whole of Buckinghamshire in a variety of ways. Living in the area he shares your concerns about the problems caused by HS2 & EWR and any new proposed developments, Ashley will do all he can to protect our rural environment.