Martin Dimery was the first Green Party candidate to be elected to Somerset County Council in 2017, representing Frome East. He was elected again last year in the first Unitary Somerset Council, is Leader of the Green group and is now Chair of the Climate and Place Scrutiny Committee. In 2019, Martin stood alongside Molly Scott- Cato and Green Party co-Leader Carla Denyer in the South West constituency for the EU elections, in which Molly was re-elected.
Martin’s background is in teaching in both state and private sectors, and in the arts. He has also written for the Guardian, Times Educational Supplement and other journals. His humorous autobiographical account of his life on the road with a Beatles tribute act “Being John Lennon” was commercially published, as well as three stage plays.
Martin and his wife Anne have lived in Frome for forty years. They have three grown up children and four grandchildren.
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