The candidates seeking your vote

It’s confirmed! Here’s all the candidates seeking your vote in Newtown.

It’s confirmed! Here’s all the candidates seeking your vote in Newtown.

As Newtown is set to vote in the upcoming local government elections on the 5th May 2022, the official list of candidates was today revealed.

Powys County Council

Newtown North (Barnfields, Llanllwchaiarn) [elects 1 councillor]

  • Jackie Molloy Davies (Independent)
  • Adam Kennerly (Liberal Democrat)
  • Dan Rowlands (Conservative) (Incumbent)

Newtown West (Milford Road, Crescent Street, Penygloddfa) [elects 1 councillor]

  • Gill Bridgwater (Independent)
  • Gill Thurston (Plaid Cymru)
  • Peter Lewington (Conservative)
  • Harry Robson (Liberal Democrat)

Newtown East (Town Centre, Treowen) [elects 1 councillor]

  • Joy Jones (Independent) [elected unopposed]

Newtown Central and South (Vaynor, Maesyrhandir, Trehafren, Garth Owen) [elects 2 councillors]

  • David Selby (Liberal Democrat) (Incumbent)
  • Kelly Healy (Liberal Democrat)
  • Darren Gwilt (Conservative)
  • Paul Sawtell (Conservative)
  • Les Skilton (Independent) (Incumbent)

We will now be ramping up our election coverage, including speaking to all of the candidates to find out their motivations and perspectives.

Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council

These elections were uncontested therefore all the below are elected to the town council without a vote.

Newtown North (Barnfields, Llanllwchaiarn) [elects 3 councillors]

  • Tracy Owen (Independent)
  • Rex Shayler (Independent)
  • Vacancy

Newtown West (Milford Road, Crescent Street, Penygloddfa) [elects 3 councillors]

  • Peter Lewington (Conservative)
  • Mike Childs (Labour)
  • Vacancy

Newtown East (Town Centre, Treowen) [elects 3 councillors]

  • John Byrne (Independent)
  • Val Howard (Independent)
  • Vacancy

Newtown Central (Vaynor, Trehafren) [elects 4 councillors]

  • David Selby (Liberal Democrat)
  • Rupert Taylor (Independent)
  • Richard White (Independent)
  • Vacancy

Newtown South (Maesyrhandir, Garth Owen) [elects 3 councillors]

  • Richard Edwards (Plaid Cymru)
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy
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