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Council Information

Brecon Town Council Members

Full Council

Comprises of 15 elected Town Councillors.

Councillors, do not receive any payment for their service to the town apart from traveling expenses when attending as a Councillor to represent the Council outside the town's boundaries. Council members are represented on outside bodies including School Governors, Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon Volunteer Bureau, Police Community Consultative Groups, to name but a few. An honorary bailiff also performs duties without payment.

The current Chairperson/Mayor for 2018/2019  is Councillor Manny Trailor.  The Mayor takes elected office for one year.

The current Deputy Mayor for 2018/2019  is Councillor Ann Mathias.

Annually the Mayor holds an evening for one hundred people from Brecon voluntary organizations to recognise their commitment to the community.

Please note that all times and dates of meetings are subject to alteration so please telephone to confirm the date.

Council usually meets on the fourth Monday of each month excluding August and December.

Responsible for:

  • Taking all policy and strategic decisions affecting the community of Brecon
  • The overall financial management of the Council
  • Taking executive decisions regarding the main business of the Council
  • Ratifying the recommendations of the Council Committees where no specific delegation of powers has been agreed.
  • Receiving routine items of business

Mayor and Chairperson of the council 2018/2019– Councillor Manny Trailor

St David’s Ward

St John’s Ward West

St John's Ward East

St Mary’s Ward

Cllr S Morgans
Cllr A M C Weale
Cllr D W Meredith

Cllr R Thomas
Cllr M J Dorrance
Cllr M Matthews
Cllr E Trailor


Cllr J Powell
Cllr C T Walsh
Cllr A Mathias

Cllr I Williams
Cllr G Ham
Cllr L Rijnenberg 


     Minutes of Council meetings are available to the public without charge at Brecon Library, Ship Street, Brecon, or from the Guildhall, Brecon.