Catherine has lived in Billesdon since 2006 with her family, husband, three grown-up children and two Golden Retrievers,.
Her long and enjoyable career in Nursing included time in Saudi Arabia, and culminated as a Nursing Sister in Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps. She now works as a Learning Support Assistant in an Oadby Primary school, which presented the the opportunity to be an Associate School Governor for three years.
From 2012, she was a member of the Billesdon Neighbourhood Planning Group, and in January 2015 was co-opted as a Parish Councillor. She is currently the Council's representative for the Wildlife Area.
Register of Interests for Cllr. McLaren