Party: Conservative Group
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Councillor Rachel Burkitt has lived most of her life in Rutland and has two sons who attended local schools.
Rachel graduated from Leicester University as a mature student with a BA in English Literature before moving into a career in the media, working as a journalist on the Rutland Mercury and as a magazine news editor for Emap (now Bauer Media) in Peterborough.
After a spell in the corporate world, Rachel moved into the charitable sector, working in a variety of areas including a the environment, promoting enterprise and business start-ups, children and health. She now works as a freelance Media and PR specialist.
Away from the council, Rachel enjoys gardening, music, walking, volunteering and current affairs.