Councillor for Bathavon South
Matt McCabe lives in Englishcombe Parish, near Bath, where he runs a small farm. He was a member of the Parish Council and, as chair, saw the completion of the Neighbourhood Plan. Having been a community campaigner for many years, Matt began campaigning for better rural broadband in 2012, and went on to be one of the founding directors of TrueSpeed, leading the rural fibre revolution across the southwest. Matt spent eighteen years in the TV industry, rising to Senior Producer, before moving to the Civil Service, to work in policy and government communications. Matt worked with Bath candidate Wera Hobhouse in the 2017 election and now works part-time for her constituency team. Matt is married to Louise, and they have two children. He sings in the TRB Community Choir, helps to manage a community wood, and is a member of the NFU.