Michael [MJ] Holloway OBE

Title: Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Inward Investment and Tourism

Party: Conservative Party

Political grouping: Conservative Group

Ward: Sandwich

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Contact information

Home address: 
Richborough House
7 Bowling Street
CT13 9HA

Mobile:  07551 476996

Business email:  cllr-michael.holloway@dover.gov.uk

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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

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

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Councillor M J Holloway OBE


I was brought up in Canterbury where I went St Edmund’s School, and later the University for Creative Arts. I am a Special Representative of the Foreign Secretary.   As a former British diplomat and Ambassador, I became a Latin American Specialist serving in Mexico, Brazil, Spain and Panama. I moved to Sandwich in 2014 after leaving the Foreign Office.


I am also a Sandwich Town Councillor and was voted Deputy Mayor of Sandwich in 2019.


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