Allan Knox lives in Clitheroe, Lancashire. After doing a chemistry degree in Aberdeen he worked in the oil industry and then 27 years ago moved to Clitheroe and has earned his living by doing various jobs in IT.

He has represented Clitheroe on the Borough Council for many years working hard to make sure the Ribble Valley continues to be a great place to live. He is passionate about the importance of well-funded health, social care and education. He is also a school governor and was Chairman of Ribble Valley Homes for 6 years. Away from work he is a keen golfer.