Old Town - Bill Hughes

Bill Hughes is well-known for his work with local groups such as Swindon Climate Action Network, Save Coate! and Swindon Stop The War.

He has stood regularly for Swindon Council elections and received 22% of the vote when he stood in the European Elections. He stood as our candidate of the General Elections in Swindon in 1992, 2005 and 2010.

Over the years he has been involved in many campaigns to create a better future for all including those run by Friends of the Earth, Oxfam, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Stop the War Coalition.

He is happily married with two grown-up sons. He has worked in a variety of different employments including forestry, civil service and careers advice. He is now retired, spending time caring for his grandchildren.