CLLR STEPHEN PARNABY OBE

Leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Cllr Stephen Parnaby has been an Elected Member since May 1979.

Currently Leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council and has been since its inception in 1996, as part of local government reorganisation.

He served on the former Beverley Borough Council, was Leader from 1991-96, and on the former Humberside County Council.

He is also an accredited Peer for Local Government.

Longest serving leader in Yorkshire Region and one of the longest serving in the country.

As Leader he represents East Riding of Yorkshire Council on a variety of outside bodies locally, sub-regionally, regionally, and nationally.

Awarded the OBE in the 2008 New Years Honours List for services to Local Government.