: Terence Platt: 01234 344746: tandmplatt@gmail.com: 4 Windmill HIll Biddenham Bedford MK40 4AG: Planning:-Deep Spinney, Main Road, Coopers Close, Vicars Close, Nodders Way, The Paddock and Old Oaks Drive

Terry was born and educated in London. During National Service in the Royal Air Force he qualified as a Russian interpreter. He subsequently worked as an Immigration Officer in the London Docks, before moving to the main part of the Home Office.

During his career he served as a member of the Cabinet Office Secretariat and as Principal Private Secretary to a Cabinet Minister. He also served as head of personnel in the Home Office. Shortly before his retirement as a Deputy Under-Secretary of State he was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath for services to the Home Office.

He is an enthusiastic amateur artist, and a number of his paintings feature on the Biddenham Heritage Trail boards. He has lived in Biddenham since 2008 and became a member of the Parish Council in 2012.