Barry is a Conservative Councillor for Oatlands & Burwood Park.
Barry has been an Elmbridge resident for 50 years and an elected Member of Elmbridge Council since 1994, firstly for Hersham South, then Oatlands Park and, since the 2016 elections, Oatlands & Burwood Park. He has served on most of the Council’s Committees and is currently Chairman of the West Area Planning Sub-Committee. Barry served as Mayor of the Borough in 2010/11. He is very active elsewhere in the community, being President of St John Ambulance Weybridge, Chairman of Governors at Oatlands School, Trustee and past Chairman of Walton Charity, Chairman of the Elmbridge Sports Council and a Trustee of other local charities.