Darryl Gwilt


Email darryl.gwilt@newtown.org.uk
Ward South
Party Affiliation Welsh Conservative
Office None
Committee Membership Economy & Environment,


I have always lived in Newtown , I attended maesyrhandir primary and Newtown High school. I am married with two daughters who also attend Newtown high. I was a retained firefighter In Newtown for several years serving the community, And I have taken part in numerous charity events. I have seen some major changes in my time. Now I am an elected Councillor, I would like to be able to help any way I can to keep improving Newtown, Putting my own, And the residents ideas forward to change things for the better. Newtown is a great town and am looking forward to working alongside fellow councillors to improve it further.

Councillor Stats

Date took Office – 09.09.2022 (The start of continuous service)


DNA – Data not currently available
X – Councillor not in office

Attendance Record

Your Council’s decisions are made at meetings of the council or its committees.  Your Councillors have a duty to attend all meetings of the Council and meetings of the Committees of which they are members, unless an absence is approved by the meeting for a stated reason, for example a council duty elsewhere or ill-health.

Note that some councillors have been required to attend more meetings than others by reason, for example, of a shorter term of office or lesser number of committees to which elected, so the reader is advised to consider both the total number and the percentage when interpreting the attendance record.

Year (April – Mar) Total Required Meetings Total Required Meetings Attended (including Approved Absences) % of Required Duty Met Other Meetings Attended
May 22 – May 23 20 20 100 0
2023 – 2024 DNA      
2024 – 2025        
2025 – 2026        
2026 – 2027        

Training Record

There are no legal requirements for councillors to undertake training either before or after being elected.  However, this Council does require that all councillors undertake Code of Conduct training within six months of taking office and encourages all councillors to take advantage of training offered by organisations operating in the local council sector.

Year Course
2022-23 Code of Conduct – Module 9
2023-24 New Councillor Induction
  The Council as an Employer – Module 3
  The Council – Module 1


Outside Body Appointments

Year Outside Body
2023-24 Community Governor Treowen CP School


Project Leads and other Responsibilities

Project Start Date End Date 
Transformation of Gravel Toilets Feb 23  
Hold a ‘Tidy Newtown’ event June 23  
D Day Commemoration event Feb 24  


Declarations of Interests

Your Councillors are obliged to observe the Code of Conduct.  In doing so they will declare their personal and prejudicial interests in matters being discussed in meetings.  Note that in Wales councillors are not required to declare interests in a Resister of Interests, but must declare them whenever they occur in meetings.

No current declarations of interests to display

Payments to Members

Your Councillors are entitled to payments (remuneration) at levels determined by the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales though they may choose to opt out of all or some of the payments.  Note that some councillors may have lesser entitlement if joining or ceasing part way through the year.

The total amounts shown here, are made up of various allowances including a care allowance.

Year Total Payments
May 2022- May 23 £654.04

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