Pamela Stiles has lived in East Brighton for 38 years and is a mother of four grown-up children. She is a graduate of Birmingham and Oxford Universities and has taught in schools in both the UK and New Zealand. She worked in Parliament for seven years before becoming a Councillor, representing Woodingdean for 11 years on Brighton and Brighton & Hove City Councils. Pamela has been on the committees of many local charities and, at present, she is a trustee of Brighton and Hove Music Trust and Chairman of Gorham’s Gift Trust. Pamela has been a Brighton magistrate since 1989.