Andrew is a Life Member of the Green Party and has been a member for 30 years. He has been a Green Party Councillor in Kirklees West Yorkshire for 20 years representing a socially and culturally diverse ward.
He has been elected and re-elected 6 times. He was also a Kirkburton Parish Councillor between 2007 and 2015 and is currently a member of the UK delegation to the EU Committee of the Regions.
He has been a Green Party Representative on a number of Local Government Association Policy Boards giving informed input to Government Consultations that impact on Local Government.
He has worked widely in the energy efficiency and renewable sector on policy development, project management and parliamentary lobbying on behalf of the Renewable Energy Association.