David Selby 

County Councillor for Newtown Central and South

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.

David Selby has special responsibilities - they are the  Cabinet Member for a More Prosperous Powys. These responsibilities incur an additional allowance payment.


The allowances paid to David Selby 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
David Selby £13,091.22 £14,709.71 £14,829.47 £14,217.96 £14,367.96

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

  Attendance 90.9%

The attendance record for David Selby since 1st May 2022 is displayed below.


Present as expected

10 sessions out of 11


Absent with apologies given

1 sessions out of 11


Absent without apologies given

0 sessions out of 11


Total absence

1 sessions out of 11

Source: https://powys.moderngov.co.uk/mgAttendance.aspx?XXR=0&DR=01%2f05%2f2022-09%2f05%2f2027&ACT=Go&UID=566

  Election Results

The 2022 local government election results for David Selby are displayed below.

Name Party No. of Votes Elected?
Gwilt, Darryl  Welsh Conservatives 240
Healy, Kelly  Welsh Liberal Democrats 500
Sawtell, Paul  Welsh Conservatives 155
Selby, David  Welsh Liberal Democrats 554
Skilton, Les  Independent 212
  Council Tax £1,742.02

For the previous 5 years, the voting record of David Selby 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%
David Selby 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 David Selby 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

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