Michael Payne

County Councillor - Tonbridge

Michael Payne is a County Councillor for Tonbridge.

In 2019 he retired as Chairman of the Tonbridge, Edenbridge & Malling Conservative Association.

Michael is proud to call himself a man of Kent and has always lived in the county. He has a strong belief in service for the community, whether as Chairman of Tonbridge and Malling Conservative Association or as a former Tonbridge Grammar School PTA Treasurer. In the past he has also served on Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and was both a Director and Treasurer of the National Association of Goldsmiths for six years.

He sees the role of councillor as acting as a voice for Tonbridge within Kent, by consulting and listening to residents in order to take informed decisions, as well as helping to steer strategic priorities.
Apart from his political interests Michael has had a business career spanning thirty five years running his own business in retail and establishing another in agriculture. Michael is married to Ann and has two children. His hobbies include walking and local history.

Michael says, “As a resident of Kent for my whole life I believe that it is an honour to have been selected as one of the two Conservative candidates for Tonbridge”.



See Also

Matthew Balfour

County Councillor - Malling Rural East

Matthew is the Kent County Council for Malling Rural East. [Please click on name link for more information]

Sarah Hohler

County Councillor - Malling North

Sarah Hohler is the County Councillor for Malling North. [Please click on name link for more information]

Peter Lake

County Councillor - Sevenoaks Rural South

Peter represents the Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway Ward on Sevenoaks District Council and is Kent County Councillor for Sevenoaks Rural South. [Please click on name link for more information]

Richard Long

County Councillor - Tonbridge

Richard is a County Councillor representing Tonbridge. [Please click on name link for more information]

Harry Rayner

County Councillor - Malling West.

Harry Rayner is County Councillor for Malling West. He is also the Treasurer of this Association. [Please click on name link for more information]