Cllr Toby Illingworth is Chairman of Wealden Conservatives and District Councillor for Buxted, including High Hurstwood.
He serves on the following Wealden Council committees:
- Audit and Finance Committee
- Full Council
- Joint Planning Committee North and South (Reserve)
- Licensing Committee
- The Library
Toby has served as the District Councillor for Buxted and Maresfield since 2015, and is a Buxted Parish Councillor. He has focused on protecting the villages within the ward from excessive development and has consistently campaigned for better infrastructure across Weladen. Toby has supported the local economy and local commerce through fighting for business-friendly policies in the Wealden Local Plan and supporting developments such as the Ashdown Business Park outside Maresfield, which has brought jobs and investment into our local area.
Toby will continue to campaign for better infrastructure, such as increasing mobile network coverage and improving road and rail links around Wealden, keeping council tax as low as possible by improving efficiency, and encouraging alternative sources of council income, and supporting local businesses to thrive.