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Cllr Martin Griffiths
Cllr Martin Griffiths

Cllr Martin Griffiths


Leader, Borough Council of Wellingborough.

Councillor Martin Griffiths was born in Northamptonshire.

He was elected as a borough councillor for Wellingborough at a by-election in October 2007 and lives in Bozeat and represents the Brickhill Ward.

Martin was appointed deputy leader of the council in May 2015 and leader of the council in 2016 to the present time.

Martin worked for Barclays Bank for 23 years and worked in the food and drink industry for 14 years before retiring to a life in politics seven years ago.

He has served on many council committees and is currently chairman of the resources committee and a member of the appointments, planning and licensing committees as well as vice-chairman of the parishes forum.  He is a member of the local plan advisory group,  the chairman of both the allocations for voluntary sector grants working group and constitution working party. 

Martin is a representative on the Northamptonshire Leaders Board, Town Centre Partnership and Joint Delivery Committee for North Northamptonshire.  He is also a board member of SEMLEP.

He is actively involved in local and national politics and is a keen follower of sport.

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