Democrats and Veterans, these are your servants.
For many, many years – long before he understood the first thing about politics – John’s vision has been to help in whatever way opportunity afforded, to turn our nation from its present wrong course towards a beautiful, righteous, prosperous, proud, free and independent future. JRE envisages a Britain in which the power of a corrupt, usurping élite is wrested away from our present political class and handed to the people – those that our ancient and democratic Constitution mandates are the rightful possessors of that power.
Deputy Leader & Spokesman for Veterans
Trevor was awarded the Military Cross for actions in Baghdad to neutralise the threat from suicide bombers. He saved the lives of colleagues by drawing fire and intercepting two insurgents who were setting up a machine gun. Since leaving the Army he has suffered the loss of six of his ex-Forces friends to suicide caused by PTSD, and is driven to do all in his power to continue his fight for veterans.
Gavin spent 24 years in the British Army, is both Para and Commando trained, and rose from the rank of Private to Regimental Sergeant Major. Completely undauntable, there is no challenge that he will baulk at. Gavin will be an extremely significant driver behind the rapid and cohesive growth throughout the length and breadth of Great Britain and Northern Ireland that we believe you are about to witness.
James is a professional engineering consultant, business owner and political columnist. James grew up in Yorkshire where he has worked and lived, raising two sons. Motivated by the opportunity for the UK to leave the EU, James got involved actively in politics in pursuit of an independent UK; to fight for liberty and to fight against authoritarianism and political corruption.
Spokesman for Cities, Urban Communities and Sport
Married to Bobbette, his wife of 32 years, and blessed with three children, Neville grew up in Hackney, London. In addition to his role in politics, Neville serves from time to time as a sales and marketing director, a business consultant, an international corporate trainer / life and performance coach, and a family and youth counsellor and mentor.
Neville is known for challenging the established political status quo persistently. Neville’s vision for DV is to spearhead a new movement, a renaissance, that seeks to revive and rekindle social values of democracy aligned to integrity and moral fortitude.
Spokesman for Families
Regan King holds a Theology degree from The University of Highlands and Islands and will draw on much experience in his role as Spokesman for Family. He is a church pastor, a company communications officer, an activist in bioethical issues and the nuclear family, and a writer. He desires to see a democratic British society that values objective truth and justice and is devoted to pursuing this in his responsibilities.
Spokesman for Culture
Daniel is a music graduate and he taught music and religious studies in a wide variety of schools including state and independent schools, and British international schools overseas. He now works in tourism, specializing in tours featuring opera performances. Outside of this work he serves as a school governor, he accepts occasional engagements as a pianist and cellist. He started campaigning for the UK to leave the EU in 1993.
Spokesman for The Economy
Ian is a Direct Democracy Campaigner who wants to see key decisions taken directly by the electorate, not by elitist MPs. After 16 years in Texas, where he worked as a local government Assistant Budget Director, he champions low taxes and small government as the recipe for economic growth and prosperity. Returning to the UK he joined the fight for our freedom from the EU.
Spokesman for Education
Rachel has devoted her entire working life to education and she is currently the Principal of a leading non-denominational Christian school, a post she has held for twenty-five years. Her particular educational interests are in Early Years and having joined Mensa in the early 1980s, she also has a focus on the teaching of gifted and talented children. She is also chairman of a local community centre, a church warden, a church chorister and is involved with local charities.
Spokesman for Students
Will is a second-year economics undergraduate student at the University of Essex. He has spent much of his time fighting for free speech on campus while also taking an interest in other areas such as Brexit, law and order, and immigration. He is from Lewisham, South-East London and despite being – at times – in the political minority, Will has always made the case for what he believes in.