Derek Murphy

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Party: Conservative Party

Political grouping: Conservative Group

Ward: Walmer

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
c/o Dover District Council
White Cliffs Business Park
CT16 3PJ

Phone:  01304 351309


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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 07/05/2015 - 02/05/2019
  • 02/05/2019 - 04/05/2023
  • 04/05/2023 - 06/05/2027

Additional Information

I was born in Folkestone in 1958 and attended St Edmund’s Catholic Secondary School, Dover. Between 1985 and 1993 I was a Territorial Army Officer. I’m married and live in Walmer with my wife Alison. I’m a former senior manager with BT Plc and am now retired.


Previous local government experience: Dover District Council since 2015 (elected for Walmer) and Cabinet member from 2019 to 2023.  Kent County Council Cabinet member since 2021. 


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