David Barton is a local businessman who has lived in Southport all his life and can trace his links to the town back to 1798 through his mother’s side to Dr Miles of Ormskirk who was responsible for naming the town Southport whilst at a party hosted by Mr William Sutton, another of the forefathers of the town.
Educated at Merchant Taylors’ in Crosby and then Liverpool University and the University of Central England where David achieved a degree in Pharmacology and International Business Management respectively. He takes a keen interest in local politics and the issues and concerns affecting the lives of residents in Dukes Ward.
David whole heartedly supports the regeneration of Southport town centre and is campaigning for more power and support for local shopkeepers and customer alike. He is actively engaged in a variety of community groups within Dukes and his enthusiasm and commitment in all he undertakes is clearly evident.
Facing up to the challenges of the local economy and the need for change is a key focus that he is prepared and eager to undertake. Described as a new and refreshing face in local politics – he is a bright young man with an abundance of energy.
A man of integrity with a willingness to stand up and be counted as the right man for the job in Dukes.