Paul is married to Sharon, also a newly elected town councillor. A Nottinghamshire lad, Paul has lived in Stapleford for the last six years and has two children.

Newly elected to the town council in May 2015, Paul is a member of Stapleford Alliance and represents Stapleford South East Ward.

Busily employed by a major food retailer, when he has free time Paul enjoys painting and model making. An active member of Ilkeston Theatre Company, he has served as the treasurer of this organisation for the last four years.