Representing: Cheshire East Council
Political grouping: Conservative
First elected to Macclesfield Borough Council in 1996, Ainsley has served in a variety of positions of responsibility on both Macclesfield Borough Council and Cheshire East Council and on the outside bodies he has been appointed to. For example, Chairman of Scrutiny, Vice Chairman of Cheshire Police Authority, Director of Connexions. Ainsley is Cabinet Member for Housing, Planning & Regeneration at Cheshire East Council. He is currently overseeing town centre regeneration projects including the Crewe Masterplanning, a major transformational project for the town incorporating plans for the arrival of HS2.