Aberystwyth Council

Council

Cartoon Illustration of Aberystwyth Town Hall

Aberystwyth is an elected statutory body, a local council whose commitment is solely for the town and community of Aberystwyth. The council provides a number of services in the town and contributes financially towards services provided by other statutory bodies and organisations. The council operates a committee structure to better organise its responsibilities and governance. Details about these committees such as their membership and functions are available.

Composition of Membership

Currently, Plaid Cymru have the majority with eleven members. The membership breakdown is as follows:

  • 12 - Plaid Cymru
  • 4 - Liberal Democrat
  • 3 - Independent
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  • Liberal Democrat MemberLiberal Democrat MemberLiberal Democrat MemberLiberal Democrat Member
  • Independent MemberIndependent MemberIndependent Member

Mayor of Aberystwyth

The current Mayor of Aberystwyth is Councillor Dr Endaf Edwards who assumed office in May 2015 and will serve until May 2016. A list of past Mayors of Aberystwyth is available.

The Mayor-Elect for 2016-17 is Councillor Brendan Somers.