Newark Constituency Parliamentary Candidate
6 Edingale Court
0115 854 4031 (landline)
David Watts is our Parliamentary Spokesperson and Prospective Parliamentary Candidate. David was born in Batley, Yorkshire, in 1966 and grew up in Yorkshire and in Malawi, Central Africa.
He is a practising solicitor and hold degrees from Huddersfield and Leicester University. He moved to Nottinghamshire at the start of 1997 and has lived here ever since.
David first became a local councillor in 1999 and carried on in that role until 2015. He was re-elected to his local council after a four year break in May 2019 where he is now the Deputy Leader of the Lib Dem group. David is also a member of the Green Liberal Democrats, an active campaigning group within the party to ensure that environmental issues are always given top consideration.
Away from work David is a keen musician, playing the guitar and piano and is a fan of most sports, especially football and motor racing.
David is married to Gill and they have two teenage daughters and a variety of pets.