Elected 1st May 2003
Gerald Vernon-Jackson CBE has been a Lib Dem councillor in Milton for nearly 18 years. He is now in his 13th year as Leader of the Council. For four years he was Leader of the Opposition in Portsmouth when a Conservative administration (voted in by Labour and UKIP Councillors) ran the City Council (2014-18).
Over his time running the City Council Gerald has brought in strong financial controls and strict budget setting.
He has pioneered the building of council housing in Portsmouth, the rescue of the football club from liquidation, the Kings Theatre from closure and the Naval base from closure.
Current Council Positions
- Leader of the Council
- Member of the Health and Wellbeing Board
- Standing Deputy for the Licensing Committee
- Standing Deputy for the Planning Committee
- Chair of the LGA Culture, Leisure & Sport Board
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