Leader, Wiltshire Council
Cllr Philip Whitehead is married with three daughters and has lived in Wiltshire for over 20 years. During this time he spent 11 years on a Parish Council serving as Vice Chairman and in 2013 he successfully stood for the Wiltshire Council seat in Urchfont and The Cannings. Following the election he immediately took on the role of Portfolio Holder for Highways and earlier in 2014 he became Cabinet Member for Highways & Transport.
Philip is also a member of the Devizes Area Board and is Chairman of the Devizes Community Area Transport Group.
In addition to politics Philip also enjoys a wide range of sports including cricket, cycling, running and also walking his dog.