Councillor Ian Lewis (Wallasey)

Ian Lewis was elected to Wirral Council in 2016, representing Wallasey Ward, and the seat originally held by former Councillor, Kate Wood.  Before that, he was the first-ever Conservative Councillor for Leasowe & Moreton East (2008-12 and 2013-14).  Ian was elected Leader of Wirral's 21 Conservative Councillors in May 2017.

Ian has lived in Wallasey since 1994 and, before that lived in Meols, after his parents moved from Huyton in 1980. Ian attended Great Meols Primary School, Hilbre High School and then Wirral Met College before joining a Youth Training Scheme in Birkenhead and securing a placement with the then Abbey National Building Society.  He went onto work in debt advice and later marketing modern apprenticeships.

Ian has also volunteered with a range of local organisations, including the Leasowe Play Youth & Community Association, Wirral Multicultural Organisation and supports the Wallasey Village Library Friends, Wallasey Village People and the Friends of Harrison Park. 

Ian is also a former governor on local schools, including Orrets Meadow, Lingham Primary, Christchurch CE Primary and Castleway Primary. 

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