Mr Simon J Oakley

Party: Conservative

Ward: Tangmere

Contact information

Home address: 
67 Churchwood Drive
West Sussex
PO20 2GY

Phone:  01243 538394

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 05/05/2011 - 10/05/2015
  • 11/05/2015 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Born in St Richards Hospital and grew up in the Witterings, attending East Wittering Primary School then Bishop Luffa. Moved to Tangmere in 1986 when the old airfield complex started to be redeveloped. Served 30 years at sea as a Merchant Naval Deck Officer, first working for the Ministry of Defence, then P & O Ferries operating out of Portsmouth.


Now involved in residential property letting, acting as the cricket groundsman at Tangmere, an occasional left arm bowler and a member of the Sussex Cricket League's Umpires Panel.


Serves on the Planning Committee, Development Plan Panel and Licensing Committees and appointed to represent the Council on the Portsmouth Water Customer Challenge Group. Elected onto Tangmere Parish Council in 2011 and sits on its Village Centre, Finance and Environment Committees. Elected in 2013 to serve on West Sussex County Council as Member for Chichester East Division and sits on that Council's Environment and Community Services Select Committee, Planning Committee and the South Chichester County Local Committee. A member of the County Minerals Local Plan Task and Finish Group and Better Roads Steering Committee.