Nick Hookway is seeking re-election for East Devon District Council. Standing with him are Ann Hall and David Poor
Exmouth Town Council
Nick Hookway, David Poor and Graham Deasy have been been elected to the Town Council in an uncontested election.
Nick was elected to represent Littleham in 2019. In 2020, he supported moves between the opposition groups to create an alternative governing administration to the Conservatives. The Democratic Alliance was born and Nick joined the Cabinet. At the same time, he has always spoken up for Exmouth and for Littleham.
Nick was born and raised in Exmouth, and educated at Exeter School. He later became a Secondary School teacher, firstly in Liverpool then in Plymouth and concluding his career by running an IT department. After retirement in 2015, he returned to Exmouth with his late wife, Pauline. He has two grandchildren.
Anne grew up in Exmouth , being educated at Littleham Junior school and Exmouth Comprehensive.Leaving school at 16, Anne chose a career in horticulture and worked at a local garden centre for six years before taking up a buying position with a garden centre chain in Dorset. Active in her local community, Anne spent nearly eight years as a Town Councillor, latterly becoming Mayor of Sherborne. Anne, the mother of two grown-up children, recently moved back to her hometown of Exmouth with her husband. She loves being part of a familiar community and would be proud to represent Littleham in future.
Married with two sons, David lives in Exmouth. After retiring, he has volunteered for the Citizens Advice Bureau and is a trustee of a London-based charity helping staff in need.
Previously a Councillor for 12 years elsewhere in the UK, he has been a council cabinet member for housing and a local Liberal Democrat housing spokesman. He was first elected to Exmouth Town Council in 2019 and takes a keen interest in many aspects of Littleham life, from planning development to supporting Littleham’s Community Fridge. He thinks Exmouth is fortunate to have good independent shops but believes that towns need special help to flourish.
Exmouth Town Council, Littleham