Matthew Dorrance 

County Councillor for Brecon West

They are a Welsh Labour Group councillor. They ran at the last election as a Welsh Labour candidate.

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

Matthew Dorrance has special responsibilities - they are the  Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for a Fairer Powys. These responsibilities incur an additional allowance payment.


The allowances paid to Matthew Dorrance 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
Matthew Dorrance £20,945.45 £22,274.79 £22,534.94 £22,917.96 £23,160.96


  Attendance 83.3%

The attendance record for Matthew Dorrance since 1st May 2022 is displayed below.


Present as expected

10 sessions out of 12


Absent with apologies given

2 sessions out of 12


Absent without apologies given

0 sessions out of 12


Total absence

2 sessions out of 12


  Election Results

The 2022 local government election results for Matthew Dorrance are displayed below.

Name Party No. of Votes Elected?
Dorrance, Matthew  Welsh Labour 1173
Meredith, David  Welsh Labour 999
Morgans, Steve  Independent 349
Weale, Martin  Independent 330
  Council Tax £1,742.02

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

# 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
County Council Tax Change (%) +5% +9.5% +4.8% +2.9% +3.39%
Matthew Dorrance Against Against Against Against Against

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

  Recent Votes

Recent votes on motions or resolutions by Matthew Dorrance are displayed below.

Motion Date Result Vote
Director of Social Services Annual Report 13/10/2022 Passed
Constitution - Section 4 - Speaking on Motions 13/10/2022 Passed
Broadcasting Council Meetings 13/10/2022 Passed
Air Ambulance 13/10/2022 Passed For
School Transport 13/10/2022 Passed For
Drainage and Flooding 13/10/2022 Passed For
Nature Emergency 13/10/2022 Passed For
Annual Self-Assessment Report 21-22 22/07/2022 Passed For