Your Councillors by Ward

Local Councillors are elected by the community to decide how the council should carry out its various activities. They represent public interest as well as individuals living within the ward in which he or she has been elected to serve a term of office. Councillors have regular contact with the general public through council meetings, telephone calls or surgeries.

Councillors are not paid a salary for their work, but they do receive allowances. All members of the Council are required to complete a register of interests form.

South Somerset District Council is made up of 60 locally elected members - 39 Liberal Democrats, 15 Conservatives and 6 Independents (as at 15 October 2019.

Our Leader and Chairman
Council Leader: Cllr Val Keitch (from 01/09/2018).
Council Chairman: Cllr Paul Maxwell. Vice Chairman: Cllr Jenny Kenton.
Leader of the Opposition (Conservative Party): Cllr Linda Vijeh.
Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party: Cllr Nick Colbert.
Leader of the Independents: Cllr Dave Bulmer.

To find your councillor please use the links below:

 Blackdown & Tatworth

 Blackmoor Vale

 Bruton

 Brympton

 Burrow Hill

 Camelot

 Cary

 Chard Avishayes

 Chard Combe

 Chard Crimchard

 Chard Holyrood

 Chard Jocelyn

 Coker

 Crewkerne

 Curry Rivel, Huish & Langport

 Eggwood

 Hamdon

 Ilminster

 Islemoor

 Martock

 Milborne Port

 Neroche

 Northstone, Ivelchester & St Michael's

 Parrett

 South Petherton

 Tower

 Turn Hill

 Wessex

 Wincanton

 Windwhistle

 Yeovil College

 Yeovil Lyde

 Yeovil Summerlands

 Yeovil Westland

 Yeovil Without