Councillor David Saunders

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Title: Cabinet Member for Finance

Party: Conservative

Political grouping: Conservative Group

Ward: Viking Ward

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
C/O Thanet District Council
Po Box 9
Cecil Street

Phone:  01843 864046



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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 09/05/2011 - 07/05/2015
  • 07/05/2015 - 02/05/2019
  • 03/05/2019 - 04/05/2023

Additional Information

I am married with two adult children and grandchildren who all live locally; I have lived and worked in Broadstairs since1964 and represent Bradstowe Ward on both Town and District Councils


I retired from a successful and rewarding career in visual graphics, product design and management in 2009


I have a long and continuing record of voluntary work, with a number of local groups and associations


I entered local politics in the belief that in doing so, I could contribute and make a difference for all of the residents of Broadstairs and St. Peter’s and I was very proud and privileged to have been given the honour of serving as the Town Mayor of Broadstairs and St. Peter’s for the two consecutive Civic Years of 2011 – 2013


In addition to my Thanet District Council responsibilities, I serve on the following Committees at Broadstairs & St. Peter’s Town Council:


·  Finance and General Purposes (Vice Chairman)

·  Planning (Vice Chairman)

·  Leisure and Tourism Sub-Committee (Chairman)

·  Staff Management Sub-Committee

·  Allotments & Land Sub-Committee (Chairman)

·  Broadstairs Town Forum (Vice Chairman)

·  Community Centre Working Party

·  Corporate Plan Working Party


I also represent the Town Council on the following Outside Bodies:


·  Broadstairs Visitor Information Kiosk Management

·  Alan Squirrell Artificial Kidney Unit Trust

·  The Armed Forces Community Covenant