Cllr Ron Parker - Penn Hill

Ron was first elected in March 1998. He has taken the lead for Poole on the South West Local Government Association and his council work has focused on securing and maintaining a dynamic economy for Poole

In 2001 Ron was honoured to serve as the Mayor of Poole. From 2003-11 he was Cabinet Portfolio Holder for the local economy and helped in funding and implementation of the iconic Twin Sails Bridge. He maintains a keen interest in the continuing regeneration of Poole with his involvment in the Revitalising The Town Centre working party and the Member Engagement Forum. He is a member of the Planning Committee and chairman of the Transportation Advisory Group.

Ron pledges to do all he can on protection of the environment and ensuring a healthy economy.


Transport Advisory Group Chairman
Economy Overview and Scrutiny Committee Member
Overview and Scrutiny Committee Member
Revitalising the Town Centre Working Party Member
Planning Committee Member
South East Dorset Strategic Planning & Transportation Joint Committee Member 

Council Representative on ...

Bournemouth Orchestras
Court of the university of Southampton
Local Government Association (LGA)
LGA - Urban Commissions South West Councils
Poole Cherbourg Twinning Association Management Committee
Poole Tourism Management Board
South East Dorset Strategic Planning and Transportation Joint Committee
South East Dorset Transport Advisory Group
South East Dorset Transport Contributions Executive