Brecon Town Council Members
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, Brecon Beacons National Park, One Voice Wales to name but a few. An honorary bailiff also performs duties without payment.
The current Chairperson/Mayor for 2012/2013 is Councillor P J Ashton. The Mayor takes elected office for one year.
The current Deputy Mayor for 2012/2013 is Councillor Matthew Dorrance.
Annually the Mayor holds an evening for one hundred people from Brecon voluntary organizations to recognise their commitment to the community.
The Council will also write letters of support or concern for various issues and make enquires of the Welsh Assembly regarding sand and gravel extraction and liaise with the Police, County Councillors, the Assembly Members and the Member of Parliament for e.g on issues such as the campaign for Gurkha soldiers to have the opportunity of British citizenship.
Please note that all times and dates of meetings are subject to alteration so please telephone to confirm the date.
Meets on the fourth Monday of each month excluding August and December.
- 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 2012/2013 – Councillor P J Ashton. The Mayor’s C.V. is available at the MAYOR link
St David’s Ward
St John’s Ward West
St John's Ward East
St Mary’s Ward
Cllr Mrs R Evans
Cllr A M C Weale
Cllr D W Meredith
Cllr R Lewis
Cllr M J Dorrance
Cllr Mrs E Pritchard
Cllr Mrs C Griffiths
Cllr A M Morgan
Cllr C T Walsh
Cllr N Sandford
Cllr P J Ashton
Cllr Mrs M Phillips
Cllr I Williams
Minutes of Council meetings are available to the public without charge at Brecon Library, Ship Street, Brecon.