Gordon was a Councillor for Derby Ward 2019-2023, covering some of Ormskirk and Westhead village. He was elected Mayor of West Lancashire for the year 2021/22, raising funds for the Birchwood Centre and St Anne’s Guides.
Gordon has lived in West Lancashire for over 30 years and lives now in Ormskirk with his wife Jackie and one of his grown-up children. Having retired from his role as a Police Officer in 2013, Gordon worked as the Designated Safeguarding Officer tor Liverpool County Football Association until February 2021 when he took up a role as a member of the Porter and logistics team working for Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust based at their Ormskirk Hospital Site.
Having retired after 30 years service as a police officer in April 2013, Gordon has only been able in recent years to play a role in local politics, having been prohibited from active involvement in politics by police regulations. However, for more than 10 years of his police service he was an elected Federation representative acting on behalf of the 8000 serving and many more retired officers in the force.