About Marc Bayliss

Born and raised in the County, Marc Bayliss was educated at local state schools before studying economics at university. He moved to Worcester in 1996, living first in St Peter’s before moving to Warndon Villages.

Marc worked as an economist in the public sector before forming his own small business providing research and consultancy in 2004.

He now lives with his partner, Claire on the edge of the City and has two grown-up children and three step-children.   Away from work and politics, Marc enjoys cricket, riding and spending time with his family and their three dogs.

Marc has served the local community in a number of different roles over the last two decades.  He has been a governor at two City schools, was a parish councillor in Warndon Villages and was a City Councillor for 21 years, including five years as Leader of Worcester Council.  He now serves as the Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner for our area seeking to reduce crime and ensure victims get the support they deserve.

During his time serving the communities of Worcester Marc is proud to have:

  • Secured over £50m from the Government to help regenerate the City, build a new theatre, create thousands of new jobs and hundreds of new homes as part of the Shrubhill redevelopment;
  • Substantially reduced congestion in the City by overseeing the delivery of the £110m Southern Link Road dualling;
  • Championed the building of the Perdiswell swimming pool and sports centre despite opposition from Labour politicians;
  • Helped foster a tolerant and cohesive city where people from all faiths and walks of life can fulfil their potential and goals; and,
  • Led efforts to reduce crime, deliver a record number of police officers and commission services to help victims recover.

Marc’s priorities nationally are:

  • A strong economy, supporting businesses, attracting investment to create high quality jobs, driving skills that will power the economy of the future;
  • Excellent public services that deliver value for money for the taxpayer;
  • Controlled immigration that supports British society without burdening taxpayers or public services;
  • Strong national defence that protects our citizens from threats both foreign and domestic;
  • Improving our environment by reducing carbon emissions and increasing biodiversity; and,
  • Upholding British values including freedom of expression, tolerance and fair play.