Appointed: May 2019

Cllr Neil J P Phillips is currently Deputy Leader of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council with Cabinet responsibility for Planning and Development, Public Protection and Health. Neil has held various cabinet positions, and was Mayor in 2011-2012.

At present, Neil sits on the Warwickshire Health and Wellbeing Board, and is a Non Executive Director of Nuneaton and Bedworth Community Enterprises Limited. Prior to becoming a Labour Councillor in 2006, Neil completed a degree in Sociology and Politics at Coventry University in 2005.

Neil started his working career in leather clothing manufacturing with Union International, working his way up to a managerial level. He spent 12 years in personal financial services with the Prudential and a number of years in distribution with Adams Childrenswear and Excel.

Neil has been with the Department of Work and Pensions since 2005 as an Administrator.