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David Harrison


Local Authority appointee

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25 Rushington Avenue
SO40 9DD

David Harrison

David was born in the Fenwick Hospital, Lyndhurst, in 1956.

He is a life-long Totton resident, married with two grown-up children. David spent 25 years in the insurance industry, qualifying as a Chartered Insurer and working in a variety of roles including project management, accident investigation and managing a busy claims office. He currently works as an Occupation Therapy Technician at an NHS hospital.

David has considerable experience in local government, including over 20 years as a parish / town councillor, a New Forest District Councillor and has served as Hampshire County Councillor for Totton South and Marchwood since 2004. He is also a member of Hampshire Fire Authority and a Governor Member for Eling First School, Totton.

He lists his interests as ‘all things connected with the New Forest’.

He is a keen rambler, bird watcher (RSPB member), motorcyclist and he thinks, the only member of the NPA who has completed the New Forest Marathon!

National Park Authority Committees and Panels

Resources, Audit and Performance Committee (Chairman)

Standards Committee

Involvement with external organisations (other than through Authority)

Hampshire Home Hub – new

PEDALL Inclusive Cycling Trustee Board

Cycle Working Group (reserve)

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Government Association

Hampshire County Council

Hampshire Fire & Rescue Authority

New Forest District Council

Totton & Eling Town Council

Eling First School


Hampshire and IOW Wildlife Trust

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

For information on this member’s declared financial and other interests, please click here.

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