The Deputy Mayor of Solihull
Councillor Stuart Davis
Stuart was born in Croydon, Surrey. He has lived in Knowle for all but fifteen years of his life. He was educated in Knowle & Solihull.
Stuart’s interest in politics started in his late teens, and he first entered Solihull Council as the Conservative Councillor for the Shirley West ward in 1979. On moving to Devon he was elected to Devon County Council. After a period overseas he returned to the UK and stood for firstly Shirley West ward and then the St Alphege ward, which he has represented since 1999.
During his time on the Council he has been Chairman of the Planning Committee, Chairman of The Overview Scrutiny and Management Board, Chairman of the Councils first Licensing Committee. He was a member of CENTRO and is also a member of the West Midlands Fire Authority, where he is Conservative group leader. For the past year he has been Solihull Council’s representative on the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Stuart has two sons, a daughter and a step-daughter and has just become a grandfather for the eighth time.
During his spare time Stuart likes to “potter” in his garden and go travelling. He has been a member of Lions Clubs International for over thirty years and is currently a member of Knowle & Dorridge Lions Club.
The Deputy Mayoress of Solihull
Mrs Sarah Walker (daughter)
Sarah was born in Solihull’s Netherwood Maternity Unit. She was educated in Dorridge, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon.
She first worked for a credit rating company and then for Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society. When she left on maternity leave she was Assistant Manager. Later on Sarah also worked in the cash office at Tesco. At the present time she works as a Teaching Assistant at the Willows School, Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Mayoress and her husband Jeremy have three daughters and they live in Stratford-upon-Avon.