Elected to City Council for St John's ward May 2019
John Smith was born in Lincolnshire trained as a site engineer with a civil engineering company moving to the Midlands 32 years ago and settling in Lichfield .
He is married to Barbara and they have three grownup sons
John is now retired and his hobbies are bellringing, gardening, folk dancing and travel. He is a governor at St Chad 's and has twice been a church warden at St Chad's Church.
Previously he has been a Lichfield District councillor and City councillor for Leomansley ward