I was a councillor at Broxtowe for 32 years from May 1991 until May 2023, when I stood down.
I was a County Councillor between 1997 and 2005, and a Labour Parliamentary Candidate in 2005.
From November 2011 to 9 October 2012 I worked as an Organiser for UNISON.
From 15 October 2012 until 31 January 2020 I worked as Senior Parliamentary Assistant to Gavin Shuker MP for Luton South.
Between February 2020 and January 2021 I worked for Lee Anderson – MP for Ashfield.
From 10 February 2021 until 12 May 2022 I worked for AgeUK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire as a Benefits Advisor.
From 16 May 2022 until 30 June 2023 I worked as a Government Relations Consultant for Public Affairs Company in Leeds: https://publicaffairsco.com/about-us/the-team/
From 3 July 2023 I have commenced a further role working for AgeUK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
My previous roles also include working as Regional Organiser for the Yes to Fairer Votes Campaign, Regional Organiser for Ed Miliband’s Labour Leadership Campaign, and as Constituency Office Manager for several Labour MPs, apart from a lengthy spell in the Civil Service.
Here is a quick link to a major piece of work I have worked on: https://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2015/02/tram-extension-line-4-phase-iii-to-kimberley-eastwood-into-amber-valley/