WLGA Council

The WLGA Council is the sovereign body of the association and deals with the appointment of officers, constitutional and business issues and it has a deliberative role which can be used in furtherance of Association policy. At each Annual General Meeting the Council appoints the Association’s senior office holders which include the Presiding Officer and Deputies, the Leader and Deputies and the Association’s Spokespersons. The Council also sets the Budget of the Association. The Associate Members of the WLGA also have representatives on the Council, albeit non-voting.

 

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Labour Group Members

The Leader of the Labour Group is Councillor Bob Wellington CBE

Name Authority name
Councillor Bernie Attridge  Flintshire 
Councillor Phil Bale Cardiff 
Councillor Chris Bithell  Flintshire
Councillor Peter Bradbury  Cardiff
Councillor Lis Burnett Vale of Glamorgan
Councillor Ann Crimmings Rhondda Cynon Taf
Councillor Jan Curtice  Swansea
Councillor Huw David Bridgend
Councillor Dan De’Ath  Cardiff
Councillor Bob Derbyshire  Cardiff
Councillor Susan Elsmore Cardiff
Councillor Eudine Hanagan  Rhondda Cynon Taf 
Councillor Graham Hinchey Cardiff
Councillor Geraint Hopkins Rhondda Cynon Taf 
Councillor Chris Hughes Conwy
Councillor Anthony Hunt Torfaen
Councillor Paul Huntley Newport
Councillor Barbara Jones Caerphilly
Councillor Peter King Vale of Glamorgan
Councillor Sue Lent Cardiff
Councillor Clive Lloyd Swansea
Councillor Hedley McCarthy Blaenau Gwent
Councillor Neil Moore Vale of Glamorgan  
Councillor Andrew Morgan Rhondda Cynon Taf 
Councillor Mel Nott OBE Bridgend
Councillor Ramesh Patel Cardiff
Councillor David Poole Caerphilly
Councillor Peter Rees Neath Port Talbot
Councillor Keith Reynolds Caerphilly
Councillor Christine Richards Swansea
Councillor J Arwel Roberts Isle of Anglesey
Councillor Aaron Shotton  Flintshire
Councillor Rob Stewart Swansea
Councillor Alun Thomas OBE Neath Port Talbot 
Councillor Mark Thomas Swansea
Councillor Stephen Thomas Blaenau Gwent
Councillor Brendan Toomey Merthyr Tydfil 
Councillor Ray Truman Newport
Councillor Maureen Webber Rhondda Cynon Taf 
Councillor Bob Wellington CBE Torfaen
Councillor Debbie Wilcox Newport
Councillor Hywel Williams Bridgend
Councillor Phil Williams Merthyr Tydfil  
Councillor Tom Williams Caerphilly 
Councillor Alwyn Woolcock  Neath Port Talbot

Independent Group Members

The Leader of the Independent Group is Councillor Hugh Evans OBE

Name Authority name

Councillor Jamie Adams

Pembrokeshire 

Councillor Graham Brown

Powys

Councillor Bob Dutton OBE

Wrexham 

Councillor Goronwy Edwards

Conwy

Councillor Hugh Evans OBE

Denbighshire

Councillor Huw George

Pembrokeshire

Councillor Wynne Jones

Powys

Councillor Keith Lewis

Pembrokeshire

Councillor Pam Palmer

Carmarthenshire

Councillor Mark Prichard

Wrexham 

Councillor Ray Quant MBE

Ceredigion

Councillor Ian Roberts

Wrexham  

Councillor Tony Sharps

Flintshire

Councillor Mair Stephens

Carmarthenshire  

Councillor Barry Thomas 

Powys

Councillor Ieuan Williams

Isle of Anglesey

Plaid Cymru Group Members

The Leader of the Plaid Group is Councillor Dyfed Edwards

Name Authority name

Councillor Emlyn Dole

Carmarthenshire 

Councillor Dyfed Edwards

Gwynedd

Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn

Ceredigion

Councillor David Jenkins

Carmarthenshire

Councillor John Wynn Jones

Gwynedd

Councillor Dilwyn Roberts

Conwy

Councillor Dyfrig Lewis Siencyn 

Gwynedd

Conservative Group Members

The Leader of the Conservative Group is Councillor Peter Fox

Name Authority name

Councillor Peter Fox OBE

Monmouthshire 

Councillor Bob Greenland

Monmouthshire

Councillor Julian Thompson Hill

Denbighshire

National Parks Authorities

Name Authority name

Councillor Geraint Hopkins

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Councillor Mike James

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority

Councillor Caerwyn Roberts OBE JP

Snowdonia National Park Authority

Fire and Rescue Authorities

Name Authority name

Councillor Tudor Davies

South Wales Fire & Rescue

Councillor Janice Dudley

Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue

Councillor Meirick Lloyd Davies

North Wales Fire & Rescue

  seats Use of Votes
Blaenau Gwent 2 En bloc
Bridgend 3 En bloc
Caerphilly 4 En bloc
Cardiff 8 En bloc
Carmarthenshire 4 One per person
Ceredigion 2 One per person
Conwy 3 One per person
Denbighshire 2 One per person
Flintshire 4 One per person
Gwynedd 3 En bloc
Isle of Anglesey 2 One per person
Merthyr Tydfil 2 En bloc
Monmouthshire 2 En bloc
Neath Port Talbot 3 En bloc
Newport 3 En bloc
Pembrokeshire 3 En bloc
Powys 3 One per person
Rhondda Cynon Taf 5 En bloc
Swansea 5 En bloc
Torfaen 2 En bloc
Vale of Glamorgan 3 En bloc
Wrexham 3 One per person
Total number of seats 71  
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