Dennis Wright

Local Councillor - (Bridgemary North)

dennis.wright@gosport.gov.uk
01329 519 234

1 Brookside
Bridgemary
Gosport
PO13 0YS

Dennis has been a member of the Labour Party for over 50 years and previously served at differing times as Constituency Chairman, Constituency Secretary and Constituency Treasurer. He first joined the Labour Party because he “wanted to do what I could to help the ‘have not’s’ and the most deprived in our society.”

Currently he lives in Bridgemary and is a retired M.O.D. Technical Officer. He has served as a Gosport Councillor for 31 years, was the Mayor of Gosport in 2001/02 and served as a County Councillor for 7 years. He currently sits on the Community Board dealing mainly with Housing, Grounds Maintenance and Leisure issues.

Dennis has also sat on the Regulatory Board dealing with Planning matters and the Licensing Board which is responsible for issuing Licences for the selling of alcohol, Taxis and Private Hire vehicle operation.

Dennis has also served as the Chairman of the Council’s Housing Committee, Leisure Committee and Personnel Committee. He is a former Magistrate and School Governor. Dennis also serves as a member of the Portchester Crematorium Committee Joint Board.