Councillor George Wharmby

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Appointment method: Councillor appointed by a constituent council

Appointing Authority: Derbyshire County Council

Other Members appointed by this Appointing Authority:

Parish: Parish

Contact information

Home address: 
199 Sheffield Road
SK13 8QX

Phone:  01457 856905

Mobile:  07970 741556

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Additional Information

I started my working life as a stone mason and after marrying my wife, Jean, we jointly went into hospitality.

After retiring, I went into Politics in 2005.

I have been a local authority councillor for Glossop and Charlesworth since 2005.  I have been on High Peak Borough Council from 2011 to present. 

I was a Derbyshire County Councillor from 2005 to 2013 and from 2017 to present.

I was Chairman of the County Council for the year 2018/2019 and currently sit on the Improvement and Scrutiny Resources Committee as well as the PDNPA.

I Chair High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership for the County Council and am the LEA Governor at Charlesworth School in my electoral division.

My personal interests are the Royal British Legion and I am the Poppy Appeal Organiser for Glossop Dale.

I am also President of the Glossop Mencap group.

I enjoy walking with my dog, Daisy and spending time with my family.