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George Fussey appointed as Parliamentary Candidate for Windsor

February 24, 2015 5:03 PM
By Richard Fagence, Secretary East Berkshire Liberal Democrats


Parliamentary Candidate for Windsor Constituency, George Fussey (Photo by Halid K Izzet, Rhubarb & Custard Photography, Eton)

George Fussey has lived in Windsor for nearly 30 years

Liberal Democrats in Windsor Constituency have chosen Eton Councillor and long-term local resident George Fussey as their candidate for Parliament in May's General Election.

George Fussey has lived and worked in Eton for nearly 30 years. His two grown up children went to local Royal Borough schools. George's children and his wife have also worked in Royal Borough Schools.

George is a professional biologist and Curator of Eton's thriving Natural History Museum. He is also a green campaigner and is passionate about sustainability, working on a number of environmental initiatives. He is a Fellow of the Society of Biology, the Linnean Society, the Royal Society of Medicine and the Zoological Society of London.

George is a former head of biology and current head of career education at Eton College.George works extensively with local schools on a variety of outreach projects as well as serving as Vice-Chairman of Governors at Eton Porny School. He is a recent former Governor of Windsor Girls' School.

George Fussey became the Councillor for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead's Eton and Castle ward in 2011 with a 22% swing from the Conservatives. As a local councillor George has been proud to represent the historic town of Eton and support the work of the Eton Traders and the Eton Community Association.

"I'm really proud to have been chosen to represent Windsor which has been my home for nearly 30 years.

My family has grown up in our community and my children attended local Royal Borough Schools.

I've also had the privilege of serving as a school governor for both the Eton Porny School and outstanding Windsor Girls' School.

I hope that as a candidate who actually lives and works in the constituency I could represent the needs of local people much more effectively in parliament,"

says George Fussey.

"George has shown himself to be a dedicated and highly capable Borough councillor who has worked tirelessly to represent the people of Eton and Castle and improve the local environment.

He has a real passion to promote liberal values and we are delighted that he is representing us in the forthcoming election,"

said Antony Wood, Chair of the constituency party.

The constituency covers around half of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, including the areas around Windsor and Ascot, as well as Colnbrook and Poyle in Slough Borough and four wards of Bracknell Forest Borough - Click here to find out if you live in Windsor Constituency.