Charles moved to Tilmanstone in 2013 with his wife Liza. Their sons attend local schools.

Charles has over 25 years experience in the Financial Services industry and is an expert in International Trade. He is also a Dover District Councillor and has previously been a parliamentary candidate.

Charles is passionate about rebuilding the Kent Economy, especially by supporting small businesses.

Labour will listen to small and medium businesses as they know best the support that they need to grow and prosper.

A Labour led KCC will give support to local volunteering and work placements to create meaningful apprenticeships giving businesses access to a trained and experienced workforce.

As a member of the Co-operative Party he is also very keen to promote its aims, values and community work.              

Charles is committed to holding Councillor Surgeries once it is safe to do so.