Who is still red…

I’m still red… is published by Keith White, a former Labour Councillor now living in North East Leeds.

Keith has been a member of the Labour Party since 1987 and was a Labour Councillor in the Borough of Dacorum (which contains Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire) for 18 years.

Originally from the Warrington in the North West, Keith is a big Rugby League fan and life long supporter of Warrington RLFC. Keith now lives in Alwoodley in North East Leeds.

A few more biographical details…

Family details: Married to Sue, 2 Daughters (Claire – Step-Daughter and Emily – Daughter)

Employment: Head of transformation consulting for a marketing and communications services company based in Leeds.

Experience of public office:

Councillor on Dacorum Borough Council (1995 to 2013)

  • Leader, Labour Group – Dacorum Borough Council 1999 to 2006 and 2007 to 2012
  • Chair Economic Prosperity Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Dacorum Borough Council 2003
  • Vice Chair Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Dacorum Borough Council 2006
  • Deputy Leader of the Council – Dacorum Borough Council 1996 -1999
  • Chair of Housing – Dacorum Borough Council 1996-1999
  • Chair of Economic Development – Dacorum Borough Council 1995 – 1999
  • Vice Chair Works Committee – Dacorum Borough Council 1995 – 1996

Previously Non-Executive Director of Dacorum Primary Care Trust (2003 – 2005)

Previously Councillor for Batchwood Ward, St. Albans City and District Council (1989 – 1993)

  • Chair of Personnel Committe – St. Albans City and District Council
  • Vice Chair of Finance and General Purposes Sub-Committee – St. Albans City and District Council

Other Political Experience

Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate:

  • North East Bedfordshire – 2005
  • Aylesbury – 2001
  • Buckingham – 1992

Voluntary Sector Activities

  • Founder Trustee of Music at St. John’s Community Project
  • Former Trustee and board member of AgeUK (Dacorum)
  • Former Trustee and former Chair of Mediation Dacorum (forerunner of Mediation Hertfordshire)
  • Former Governor of Broadfield Junior and Infant Schools in Adeyfield, Hemel Hempstead


  • Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS)
  • BA (Hons) Studies in the Humanities – The Hatfield Polytechnic
  • BEC National Diploma Business Studies – North Cheshire College
  • Appleton Hall Grammar School, Warrington, Cheshire

1 Response to Who is still red…

  1. David Stokes says:

    Keith, Nice to have met you yesterday in Reading. Small world, Hatfield poly motorcycle club and the Labour Party.
    Regards Dave Stokes

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