Borough Councillor Alan Cullens represents Clayton West and Cuerden, and is Leader of the Opposition on Chorley Borough Council.
Alan has lived in Clayton-le-Woods for over 35 years and during that time has been actively involved in the community.
Besides having served as a Councillor in Clayton North for 8 years and Clayton-le-Woods West and Cuerden for 4 he has also been a County Councillor and a Parish Councillor serving for a time as the Chair. Currently the Leader of The Conservative Group on Chorley Borough Council he is engaged in holding the ruling Labour administration to account.
In 2010 he had the honour and privilege to be the Conservative candidate at the Gerneral Election and recorded a vote swing to the Conservatives above the national average.
Outside of politics he has served as Chair of Governors at Manor Road School, a Governor at Back Lane School and a Scout Leader with the 1st Bamber Bridge St Saviour’s Scouts.
Employed as a Learning and Development Manager he has worked for several major companies including BAE Systems, Nat West Bank and TalkTalk.