Local Democracy

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Use our tools below to find our your local, county and national representatives for your electoral ward in Newtown.

Who does what?

The world of democractic structures can be confusing - so we have put together this helpful guide for you to explain who runs things in Newtown.

 UK Government

The UK Government manages defence, welfare, constitutional law and most taxes. It is accountable to the UK Parliament.

 Welsh Government

Welsh Government manages education, health, environment, local government and much more. It is accountable to the Senedd / Welsh Parliament.

 Powys County Council

Powys County Council manages schools, social care, roads, recycling and sets an element of Council Tax.

5 County Councillors across 4 wards.
At least £17,600 per councillor per year.

 Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council

Newtown and Llanllchaiarn Town Council manages green spaces, events, weekly market and sets an element of Council Tax.

16 Town Councillors across 5 wards.
At least £208 per councillor per year.

Who's Who

Below are a list of all the county and town councillors in Newtown.

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Cllr Adam Kennerly

Cllr Adam Kennerly is a county councillor. They are a Liberal Democrat councillor.

He earns approximately £17,600 per year*.

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Cllr Peter Lewington

Cllr Peter Lewington is a county councillor. They are a Conservative councillor.

He earns approximately £17,600 per year*.

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Cllr Joy Jones

Cllr Joy Jones is a county councillor. They are a Non-Aligned councillor.

She earns approximately £17,600 per year*.

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Cllr David Selby

Cllr David Selby is a county councillor. They are a Liberal Democrat councillor.

He earns approximately £35,640 per year*.

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Cllr Kelly Healy

Cllr Kelly Healy is a county councillor. They are a Liberal Democrat councillor.

She earns approximately £17,600 per year*.

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Cllr Mike Childs

Cllr Mike Childs is a town councillor. They are a Labour councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Peter Lewington

Cllr Peter Lewington is a town councillor. They are a Conservative councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Margaret Lewington

Cllr Margaret Lewington is a town councillor. They are a Conservative councillor.

She earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Tracy Owen

Cllr Tracy Owen is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

She earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Rex Shayler

Cllr Rex Shayler is a town councillor. They are a Conservative councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Lee Menzel

Cllr Lee Menzel is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Val Howard

Cllr Val Howard is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

She earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr John Byrne

Cllr John Byrne is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Chris Jones

Cllr Chris Jones is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr David Selby

Cllr David Selby is a town councillor. They are a Liberal Democrat councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Richard White

Cllr Richard White is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Rupert Taylor

Cllr Rupert Taylor is a town councillor. They are a Conservative councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Jack Griffin Lewis

Cllr Jack Griffin Lewis is a town councillor. They are a Plaid Cymru councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Richard Edwards

Cllr Richard Edwards is a town councillor. They are a Plaid Cymru councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Jackie Molloy-Davies

Cllr Jackie Molloy-Davies is a town councillor. They are a Independent councillor.

She earns approximately £208 per year#.

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Cllr Darryl Gwilt

Cllr Darryl Gwilt is a town councillor. They are a Conservative councillor.

He earns approximately £208 per year#.

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* - This is the amount of salary set by law. The councillor may have refused to take it.
# - This is the amount of salary set by law. Some councillors will earn above this due to other allowances. The councillor may have refused to take it.

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