People

Cllr John Thorne (SCC)

John is the Conservative County Councillor for the Blackdown and Neroche division, which includes the east of Wellington.

Cllr David Fothergill (SCC)

David Fothergill is County Councillor for Monkton and North Curry Division and is also Leader of Somerset County Council. He has also served as Chairman of the County Council and as Cabinet Member with responsibility for Highways and Transport.

Cllr Jane Warmington (TDBC)

Jane Warmington has lived in Cothelstone for over thirty years, is married to a farmer and has been a district councillor for six years in a team of three in the seven parish Bishops Lydeard ward (where she is also on the parish council).

Cllr Mark Edwards (TDBC)

Mark Edwards has been the Councillor for Trull and Staplehay since 1999 and has been an active member of the community helping many of the residents with many and varied issues.

Cllr Stephen Martin-Scott (TDBC)

Stephen has represented various areas of south west Taunton on both Somerset County Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council for the past 16 years. He is Deputy Chairman of the SW Taunton Conservative Association.

Cllr Roger Ryan (TDBC)

Roger Ryan is currently a District Councillor in Halcon Ward where he also lives since leaving the Royal Navy in 1991 after a 27 year career. He saw active service with the Royal Marines in both the Falklands Conflict, and the first Gulf War in 1991.

Cllr Andy Sully (TDBC)

Andy Sully lives at Norton Fitzwarren with his wife and has lived in the Taunton Deane area for 30 years. He runs his own business, and since elected has been made Chairman of Corporate Governance which is the audit committee of the council.

Cllr James Hunt (SCC & TDBC)

James has been a local councillor since his success in a Wellington Town Council by Election in 2009 and is presently a Town Councillor for Wellington East.