Cllr Garry LeCount (Elsenham & Henham)

Garry is an experienced entrepreneur having been a senior executive for many blue-chip companies and leading his own businesses. He has served on Henham Parish Council since 2015, and was elected to Uttlesford District Council in 2017. A family man, he has lived in the village for more than 35 years.

“Henham and Elsenham residents had been poorly represented in the past on local issues by national party politics, but since 2017, our villages have shown that residents’ power can bring more positive changes for local people. I’m a man of action and proud to have played my part. If you elect me again, I will continue to work for only one boss, my fellow residents and our village life.” Garry LeCount

At Uttlesford District Council Garry serves on the Scrutiny Committee to review decisions and uphold standards. He recently voted to submit the district Local Plan to Government as he felt Henham and Elsenham had taken more than its fair share of new housing.


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Garry LeCount and his wife Yvonne have lived in Henham for more than 35 years. Garry has served on Henham parish council since 2015. His responsibilities include highways, footpaths, website and a new local information brochure. Locally he is also a committee member on the Patient Participation Group at Elsenham Surgery.

He has been an Uttlesford district councillor since 2017. As part of his work at UDC he serves on the Scrutiny Committee which is designed to review council decisions and make sure standards are maintained.

As a councillor he was instrumental in closing a dangerous railway footpath crossing in Henham, and worked with fellow R4U district councillor Petrina Lees on the resurfacing of the road outside the shops in Elsenham. He continues to work to bring positive changes to local issues by making sure they remain priorities for district and county councils.

Outside of the village he has built a successful career as a serial managing director and senior executive in the music and video industry, with leadership roles in companies such as EMI and Carlton TV and ITV. He currently works as Financial Director for his son Richard building a group of successful media companies.

He also has a daughter, Simone, and when not working he enjoys golf, music history, and being with his young grandchildren.