People

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 is currently a Taunton Deane Borough Councillor, representing the Halcon ward since 2013, he is married to Sue who runs a local Bed & Breakfast in Halcon.

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 Terry Hall (TDBC)

I joined British Telecom direct after leaving University. My first appointment being in the east end of London, followed by a transfer to my Home town of Torquay, then Exeter, Bristol and finally Taunton.

Cllr Bob Bowrah BEM (TDBC)

Bob has been a Councillor since 1999 and represents Wellington  West and Rockwell Green at Town and Deane level.

Cllr John Gage (TDBC)

John has lived in Taunton all his life, attending Heathfield Community School and Somerset College of Art and Technology.
He has made Taunton his life long home, and hugely passionate about the town. With its wealth of history and firm standing as the capital of Somerset.

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.

Cllr John Thorne (SCC)

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

Cllr Rod Williams (SCC)

Rod Williams is the Somerset County Councillor for the Rowbarton and Staplegrove Division of Taunton.   

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.