David Thomas 

County Councillor for Tawe Uchaf

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.

David Thomas has special responsibilities - they are the  Cabinet Member for Finance and Corporate Transformation. These responsibilities incur an additional allowance payment.


The allowances paid to David Thomas 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 Thomas £14,747.68 £14,447.81 £14,674.67 £14,260.96 £14,367.96

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

  Attendance 87.0%

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


Present as expected

20 sessions out of 23


Absent with apologies given

1 sessions out of 23


Absent without apologies given

1 sessions out of 23


Total absence

2 sessions out of 23

Source: https://powys.moderngov.co.uk/mgAttendance.aspx?XXR=0&DR=01%2f05%2f2022-09%2f05%2f2027&ACT=Go&UID=161

  Election Results

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

Name Party No. of Votes Elected?
Harris, Arianwen  Welsh Conservatives 156
Thomas, David  Welsh Labour 572
  Council Tax £1,742.02

For the previous 5 years, the voting record of David Thomas 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
David Thomas Against DNV 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 Thomas are displayed below.

Motion Date Result Vote
Revenue Virement - Highways Savings Proposer 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 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
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) Proposer 22/07/2022 Passed For

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