Entrepreneur Garry has lived in Henham for 40+ years and worked in executive management in the record and film industry for over 4 decades. He is both a parish and district councillor who works to make positive changes to improve local life and limit unsustainable development. At UDC, he’s sat on various committees, including as chair of Standards, vice-chair of Scrutiny, and member of Planning. He is a member of the Investment Board, where he’s helped bring stronger management controls as part of R4U’s improvement programme at the council.
“In 2017 you trusted me with your district council vote. Thank you. Since then as part of R4U, we’ve worked to protect and enhance village life and our district, dealing with many local issues. It is critical that local voices are always heard above those of Westminster parties” Garry LeCount
- Uttlesford District Elsenham and Henham Ward (Councillor)
- Henham Parish (Councillor)
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Garry LeCount is an experienced entrepreneur in the media industry, and has been a senior executive for companies including EMI and Carlton TV and ITV. He and his wife have lived in Henham for 40+ years.
He is one of the two Elsenham and Henham district councillors and serves on Henham parish council. At Uttlesford District Council he is a vice chair of the Scrutiny committee that brings to account the Councils decisions that fall below the standards that residents expect. He is also a member of the council’s Investment Committee, and a member of both the Stansted Airport Community Trust and Uttlesford Transport Forum.
At Henham Parish Council his responsibilities include highways, footpaths, website and a new local information brochure. He was instrumental in closing a dangerous railway pedestrian crossing in Henham and as a district councillor in the resurfacing of the road outside the shops in Elsenham. He works to continue to bring positive changes to local issues by driving them through UDC and ECC. Garry remains concerned about unsustainable mass-homebuilding in the villages.
Elsewhere in the ward he serves as a committee member on the PPG (Patient Participation Group) at Elsenham Surgery.
Outside of the village he has built a successful career as a senior management executive in the music, TV and film industry, with leadership roles in companies such as EMI and Carlton TV and ITV.
He and his wife have a daughter with two children, and when not working he enjoys golf, music, and being with his young grandchildren.