John Byron Rhodes - Melton Wolds Ward on COUNTY COUNCIL
Tel: 01949 860029
Byron Rhodes is the County Councillor for Belvoir, the area to the north and east of Melton Mowbray comprising 32 villages and 12 parish councils. He is also the Deputy Leader of the County Council and cabinet lead member for finance and resources. Previously he led on community safety, trading standards and planning. From 2001 to 2010 he was a member of the Police Authority and served as Chairman for 5 years from 2005. He was also a Melton Borough Councillor from 2003 to 2019 and Leader from 2011 to 2016. Before that he was a parish councillor for 20 years.
Byron leads the campaign for a bypass to Melton Mowbray and is a very active advocate for Fair Funding in Local Government. He serves on a number of bodies at National level.
In his spare time he is Chairman of Rutland and Melton Conservative Association.