Richard Church 

County Councillor for Welshpool Castle

They are a Welsh Liberal Democrat Group councillor. They ran at the last election as a Welsh Liberal Democrats candidate.

They served as a councillor during the 2022-2027 term.

Richard Church has special responsibilities - they are the  Cabinet Member for a Safer Powys. These responsibilities incur an additional allowance payment.


  Allowances

The allowances paid to Richard Church for the last 5 years is displayed below. The allowances include a basic salary, senior salary (if any), care allowance, working expenses, subsistence and travel. For the full breakdown, please see the Powys County Council website.

# 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22
Richard Church £ £ £ £ £

Source: https://en.powys.gov.uk/article/5780/View-councillors-allowances-and-expenses

  Attendance 85.7%

The attendance record for Richard Church since 1st May 2022 is displayed below.

85.7%

Present as expected

12 sessions out of 14

14.3%

Absent with apologies given

2 sessions out of 14

0.0%

Absent without apologies given

0 sessions out of 14

14.3%

Total absence

2 sessions out of 14

Source: https://powys.moderngov.co.uk/mgAttendance.aspx?XXR=0&DR=01%2f05%2f2022-09%2f05%2f2027&ACT=Go&UID=1221

  Election Results

The 2022 local government election results for Richard Church are displayed below.

Name Party No. of Votes Elected?
Church, Richard  Welsh Liberal Democrats 246
Edwards, Oliver  Welsh Conservatives 66
Parry, Ian  Welsh Labour 78
Pritchard, Phil  Independent 124
  Council Tax £1,742.02

For the previous 5 years, the voting record of Richard Church on Council Tax setting is displayed below.

# 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23 2023/24
County Council Tax Change (%) +5% +9.5% +4.8% +2.9% +3.39% N/A
Richard Church NE NE NE NE NE

Source: Powys County Council Voting Results - Council Tax Resolution / Charges by Area 2012-2022

  Recent Votes

Recent votes on motions or resolutions by Richard Church are displayed below.

Motion Date Result Vote
Revenue Virement - Highways Savings 08/12/2022 Passed For
Commit to serve good quality meat and dairy products (As Amended) 08/12/2022 Passed For
Fair's fare on Powys energy and water resources 08/12/2022 Passed For
Powys Schools 08/12/2022 Passed For
Commit to serve good quality meat and dairy products (Amendment) 08/12/2022 Passed For
Suspend standing orders 08/12/2022 Not Passed Against
Air Ambulance 13/10/2022 Passed DNV
School Transport 13/10/2022 Passed DNV
Drainage and Flooding 13/10/2022 Passed DNV
Nature Emergency 13/10/2022 Passed DNV
Annual Self-Assessment Report 21-22 22/07/2022 Passed For
Newtown Town Council 22/07/2022 Passed For
School Closures 22/07/2022 Not Passed Against
Rural Fuel Duty Relief scheme 22/07/2022 Passed For
Dydd Gwyl Dewi (As Amended) 22/07/2022 Passed For
Dydd Gwyl Dewi (Amendment) 22/07/2022 Passed For

Source: https://spotlightpowys.wales/votes-at-pcc