Mother of three children, Sharon Morris is a strong advocate of families. She’s previously chaired the local NCT. She was also a volunteer member of the Saffron Walden Town Council’s Neighbourhood Plan team before being elected to both the Town and District Councils in 2015.
“As a mum of 3 who also has local elderly relatives, I saw that the District Council was out of touch with the needs of modern families. I stood for election to make a difference for all the families in Uttlesford.” Sharon Morris
Prior to being a stay at home parent, Sharon commuted by train into London where she worked as an Insurance Underwriter and then as a Broker.
Sharon Morris is a strong advocate of families, and understands local issues surrounding people of all ages; she has three children, all who attend either infants, junior or nursery schools in Saffron Walden, and has elderly relatives who are resident within the town.
Prior to being a stay at home parent, Sharon commuted by train into London where she worked as an Insurance Underwriter and then as a Broker, insuring high class racehorses for international clients.
Locally she’s well connected within the Mums’ community. She was an active member of the local branch of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) between 2006 and 2010. Her roles included Chair from 2007 to 2008, and production and distribution of the bi-monthly Newsletter and running a weekly Bumps and Babies drop-in group. She is currently part of a parents group seeking to improve play provision within the town.
On broader local issues she’s one of the volunteer members of the team working on delivering a strategic and long term plan for Saffron Walden via the Town Council’s Neighbourhood Plan initiative.
Sharon was elected to represent the Saffron Walden Audley Ward on both the District and Town Councils in 2015.