As an Independent TD I would be the voice of the people of my constituency, not the representative of a political party which has its own priorities. I would be free to represent and defend the rights of all people in their dealings with national and local government.
Elected as FF candidate to Bray UDC in !985, Wickow CoCo in 1991 and Dáil Éireann in 2007. Resigned from FF in 2008 in protest at the Budget. Independent candidate in Elction 2011. Unsuccesssful. Elected as Independent Cllr to Wicklow CoCo in 2014.