Cllr Spencer Flower

Leader of Dorset Council

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Dorset born Spencer’s career took him to London. Returning to Dorset 30 years ago becoming Managing Director of a local engineering company.

Spencer had been an East Dorset District Councillor 1999-2019, a Dorset County Councillor 2005-19, a Dorset Council Councillor since May 2019 a Verwood Town Councillor since 2011- present. He is married with two children.

Using his business knowledge and experience Spencer has worked successfully on local issues and is renowned for his support for Dorset businesses and local community groups. He was Leader of East Dorset District 2008-13 & 2016-19, Leader of Dorset County Council 2013-2015 and at present is the Leader of the Dorset Council, following elections in May 2019.

Spencer was also a Member of the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Authority May 2015-May 2019 (being Chairman for his final two years as an Authority Member).

Spencer is also a member of the following Dorset LEP boards/committees/steering groups:
Performance & Investment Committee

You can access details of these groups on our governance pages.

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