Dorking South & The Holmwoods, Mole Valley
43 Deepdene Avenue,
01306 881 663 (landline)
07971 686108 (mobile)
Stephen Cooksey was elected as County Councillor for Dorking & The Holmwoods in May 2005.
Stephen recently retired as Deputy Director of Open University Validation Services based in Central London.
As a County Councillor, Stephen Cooksey has the following roles:
- Environment and Transportation Spokesperson and member of SCC's Environment and Infrastructure Committee
- Member of SCC's Local Committee in Mole Valley.
- Member of the Planning & Regulatory Committee
Stephen Cooksey has been a District Councillor for Dorking South since 1992 and was leader of the Liberal Democrat Group and Leader of the Opposition on Mole Valley District Council until May 2005.
He is a member of the Dorking Town Centre Forum and represents the District Council on the Dorking Chamber of Commerce, Dorking Town Centre Manager's Steering Group and the LGA Urban Commission.
Stephen is a former Chairman of Mole Valley Planning Committee and Dorking Town Centre Forum.
He was previously a member of Horsforth Urban District Council from 1971 to 1974, West Yorkshire County Council from 1973 to 1981 and Leeds City Council from 1980 to 1989, including 8 years as Leader of the Liberal/Liberal Democrat group.
Stephen served on the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Authority from 1984 to 1989, West Yorkshire Policy Authority from 1979 to 1981 and Leeds City Development Company from 1987 to 1989.