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Your Borough Of Poole

Christopher Matthews

Liberal Democrat

Chris Matthews

First elected

1 May 03

Council work

A list of committees and groups that Councillor Matthews is a member of can be viewed in the right hand column of this page.

Life away from Council

Chris is a social science tutor who lives with his wife and children on Canford Heath. Both his daughters, Karla and Rachel attend local schools.

Poole favourites

Family walks on the Heath and Poole Park


Anti-social behaviour Fair funding for Poole's education Protecting the Heath from development for future generations


Music: Elton John, easy listening Pop Film: Forrest Gump TV: On the Buses, TV nostalgia


Cricket - watching and playing, reading autobiographies especially Kenneth Williams'


I love living on the Heath and want to give something back to the community where my children are growing up

Contact Details


38 Redhoave Road
Canford Heath
BH17 9DU

Email: c.matthews@poole.gov.uk

01202 656838


Call-in Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Licensing Committee

Domestic Abuse Joint Working Party

Full Council

Taxi and Private Hire Sub-Committee

Sex Establishment Licensing Policy Working Party

Joint Issues: Family Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Canford Heath East and West, Creekmoor and Oakdale Area Committee

Community Engagement Working Party

Supporting officer

Louise Saill
Tel: 633031