David was born in Leicester, moving to Burton with his parents in 1962. After Burton Grammar School and Birmingham College he went to the Kings Fund in London after which he worked with Regional Board in Birmingham still residing in Winshill. Shortly after marrying Elizabeth he took a catering post with Staffs CC, based in Burton and moved to Branston. Moving back to Winshill, he used this as a base for a series of senior posts in Leicestershire, before moving to Derby University. He is now retired (at least from formal work!)
DC started his education in Leicester and completed Secondary Education at Burton Grammar School. He undertook an HND in Hotel and Catering Management at Birmingham before attending the Kings Fund at London prior to joining the Health Service. He is also a qualified Further Education teacher.
Career outside politics
After Burton Grammar School and Birmingham College of Food David went into various hotel, retail and residential posts before joining the Kings Fund in London after which he took a series of posts in Hospital Catering. After marrying Elizabeth he took a catering management with Staffs CC, based in Burton, finally moving to a series positions in Leicestershire, culminating in heading a 3,000 staff operation. He also lectures in Wine.
Family / Where you Live
DC moved to Burton with his parents 52 years ago and has lived, in three addresses, in Winshill ever since, other than when in Further and extended education. He married his wife Elizabeth, a Burton girl at St Chads Church, Burton in 1972 moving to Branston, returning to Winshill five years later.