Dr James Walsh

Electoral division

Littlehampton East

Political party

Liberal Democrat

Appointments

  • Health and Adult Social Care Select Committee (Vice-Chairman)
  • Governance Committee
  • Pensions Panel
  • Joint Eastern Arun Area Committee

Appointments to outside bodies

  • Littlehampton Harbour Board
  • Local Government Association

Register of interests

Dr James Walsh (PDF, 36KB)

Allowances and expenses

Councillor allowances and expenses

Record of attendance - Committees and panels

Councillors' records of attendance

Related links

Profile

James Walsh was a Royal Navy Medical Officer from 1968 to 1973. He was a GP serving Rustington and Littlehampton from 1973 to 2013. He was a Royal Naval Reserve from 1973 to 1993, retiring as Director Medical Reserves as Surgeon Captain.

He has been a member of Arun District Council and Littlehampton Town Council since 1975. He is a past Chairman of Arun District Council and has been Town Mayor twice. He has been a member of West Sussex County Council since 1985 and is a past Chairman Social Services and Deputy Leader. James was a full Member of the EU Committee of the Regions for SE England from 1998 to 2002. He is a past Member and Chair of the Sussex Police Authority and a member and past Chair of Littlehampton Harbour Board.

He is a past Commander in charge St John Ambulance, Sussex and is currently Chairman. He is a former Director and Chair of the Arundel Festival. James is a lay reader and Special Minister Arundel Cathedral. He was knighted by HM the Queen in Order of St Johns October 2012.

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