Your Councillors

A County Councillor is someone who is elected to represent one of the 54 electoral divisions in Somerset Council. As a member of the County Council, he or she has to consider not just the interests of their local electorate but what is in the best interests of the county of Somerset as a whole.

Councillors are entitled to allowances for the duties they undertake and certain expenses. Details can be found via this allowances link

To find your councillor please use the below links:

Councillor Role Political party Division District Council Membership

Councillor Mike Best

186 Park View, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8JH

Home: 01460 74245


  Liberal Democrat Crewkerne (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Neil Bloomfield

52 Lavers Oak, Martock, TA12 6HG

Home mobile: 07545 951917


  Liberal Democrat Martock (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Ann Bown

4 Lyndhurst Crescent, Wembdon, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 7QG

Home: 01278 451886

Home mobile: 07734 112903


  Conservative Bridgwater West  

Councillor Amanda Broom

14 Langdon Close, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1DP

Home mobile: 07971 109803


  Liberal Democrat Chard North  

Councillor Mike Caswell

Grassmere, Stockland-Bristol, Bridgwater, TA5 2PZ

Home: 01278 652043

Home mobile: 07768 744730


  Conservative Cannington (Sedgemoor District Council)

Councillor Mandy Chilcott

24 Queens Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5DZ

Home: 07969 794244


Deputy Leader of the Council Conservative Minehead  

Councillor John Clarke

10 Richmond Road, Frome, BA11 4FQ

Home mobile: 07746 451459


  Green Party Frome West (Mendip District Council)

Councillor Peter Clayton

51A Abingdon Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1PL

Home mobile: 07850 240677


Vice-Chair of the Council Conservative Burnham on Sea North (Sedgemoor District Council)

Councillor Simon Coles

8 Alfred Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3HU

Home: 01823 337056

Home mobile: 07725 801093


  Liberal Democrat Taunton East (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor Adam Dance

19 South Street, South Petherton, TA13 5AE

Home mobile: 07767 224213


  Liberal Democrat South Petherton & Islemoor (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Hugh Davies

29 Half Acre, Williton, Somerset, TA4 4NY

Home: 01984 633389


  Independent Watchet & Stogursey (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor Martin Dimery

Briars, Innox Hill, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2LW

Home mobile: 07746 243279


  Green Party Frome East  

Councillor Bob Filmer

Wascelyn, 48 Brent Street, Brent Knoll, Somerset, TA9 4DT

Home: 01278 760760

Home mobile: 07802 480760


  Conservative Brent (Sedgemoor District Council)

Councillor David Fothergill

Lantern House, Stoke St Mary, Taunton, TA3 5BX

Home: 01823 443740

Home mobile: 07765 256256


Leader of the Council Conservative Monkton & North Curry  

Councillor Giuseppe Fraschini

82 Batt Drive, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, TA2 8FY

Home mobile: 07859 970530


  Conservative Taunton North  

Councillor Andrew Govier

47 Laburnum Road, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8EN

Home: 01823 667589

Home mobile: 07584425609


  Labour Wellington (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor Anna Groskop

12 Bruelands, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0HX

Home: 01749 812520

Home mobile: 07929 714528


  Conservative Wincanton & Bruton  

Councillor David Hall

County Hall, The Crescent, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY

Home mobile: 07813 130738


  Conservative Bridgwater East & Bawdrip  

Councillor Philip Ham

Newbury Farm, Newbury, Near Mells, Somerset, BA11 3RG

Home: 01373 812152

Home mobile: 07966 298406


  Conservative Mendip Central and East (Mendip District Council)

Councillor Mark Healey MBE

31 Riverton Road, Puriton, Bridgwater, TA7 8BP

Home: 01278 685368

Home mobile: 07970 073084


  Conservative Huntspill (Sedgemoor District Council)

Councillor Nigel Hewitt-Cooper

The Homestead, Glastonbury Road, West Pennard, BA6 8NN

Home: 01458 832702


  Conservative Mendip South (Mendip District Council)

Councillor James Hunt

49 Mill Stream Gardens, Tonedale, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 0AA

Home: 01823 664400

Home mobile: 07590 423583


  Conservative Upper Tone  

Councillor John Hunt

10 Badgers Close, Bishops Hull, Taunton, TA1 5HL

Home mobile: 07880 794554


  Independent Bishop's Hull & Taunton West (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor David Huxtable

4 Church Lane, Chilton Polden, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 9DU

Home: 01278 723120

Home mobile: 07836 516112


  Conservative King Alfred  

Councillor Mark Keating

Bay Tree Farm, Claycastle, Haselbury Plucknett, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7PE

Home mobile: 07767 203968


  Conservative Coker  

Councillor Andy Kendall

41 Coronation Avenue, Yeovil, BA21 3DZ

Home: 01935 421792

Home mobile: 07899 922554


  Liberal Democrat Yeovil Central (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Christine Lawrence

The Old Custom House, 33 Quay Street, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UL

Home: 01643 707889

Home mobile: 07500 606800


  Conservative Dunster  

Councillor Mike Lewis

The Gatehouse, Church Path, Queen Camel, Somerset, BA22 7NX

Home: 01935 851536


  Conservative Castle Cary (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Liz Leyshon

39 Wilfrid Road, Street, BA16 0EU

Home: 01458 441550

Home mobile: 07968 838204


  Liberal Democrat Glastonbury & Street (Mendip District Council)

Councillor Jane Lock

The Meadows, Cucklington, Somerset, BA9 9QH

Home: 01963 32076

Home mobile: 07810 706271


Opposition Group Leader Liberal Democrat Yeovil West  

Councillor Tony Lock

71 St Michaels Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5AH

Home: 01935 700061

Home mobile: 07929 782215


  Liberal Democrat Yeovil East (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor David Loveridge

11 Elizabeth Way, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4NN

Home: 01278 458658

Home mobile: 07877 476641


  Labour Bridgwater North & Central  

Councillor Tessa Munt

Kelson House, Plud Street, Wedmore, Somerset, BS28 4BH

Work: 01934 440639

Home: 01934 713187

Home mobile: 07714 599669


  Liberal Democrat Wells  

Councillor Terry Napper

33 Brooks Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0PN

Home: 01458 445648

Home mobile: 07778 216619


  Conservative Glastonbury & Street (Mendip District Council)

Councillor Frances Nicholson

Allshire, East Anstey, Tiverton, EX16 9JG

Home: 01398 341502

Home mobile: 07976 695742


  Conservative Dulverton & Exmoor  

Councillor Graham Noel

Riverside Farmhouse, 5 Main Road, Westhay, Glastonbury, BA6 9TN

Home: 01458 860408

Home mobile: 07774 882271


  Conservative Mendip West  

Councillor Linda Oliver

8 Upper Farm Close, Norton St Philip, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7NA

Home: 01373 834210


  Conservative Frome North  

Councillor John Parham

44 Shapway Road, Evercreech, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6JT

Home: 01749 831513

Home mobile: 07858 133415


  Conservative Shepton Mallet  

Councillor Clare Paul

Tuppence House, Stembridge, Somerset, TA12 6BP

Home: 01460 241895

Home mobile: 07879 423117


  Conservative Curry Rivel & Langport (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Hazel Prior-Sankey

78 Bacon Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2LH

Home: 01823 253463


  Liberal Democrat Taunton South (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor Mike Pullin

Middle Farm House, West Horrington, Wells, BA5 3ED

Home: 01749 673665

Home mobile: 07885 372447


  Conservative Mendip Hills (Mendip District Council)

Councillor Faye Purbrick

54 Rowan way, Yeovil, BA20 2NR

Home mobile: 07976 809772


  Conservative Yeovil South  

Councillor Leigh Redman

10 Sunnybank Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6JH

Home mobile: 07971 484039


  Labour Bridgwater South (Sedgemoor District Council)

Councillor Bill Revans

20 Quantock Close, North Petherton, Bridgwater, TA6 6TA

Home: 01278 663817

Home mobile: 07813 534985


  Liberal Democrat North Petherton (Sedgemoor District Council)

Councillor Mike Rigby

Bourne House, High Street, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, TA4 3AX

Home mobile: 07800 858828


  Liberal Democrat Lydeard (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor Dean Ruddle

Freshfields, Cartway Lane, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 6JH

Home mobile: 07976 556054


  None Somerton (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Nigel Taylor

Batcombe Barns, Upper Draycott Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3YD

Home: 01934 742626

Home mobile: 07860 227815


Chair of the Council Conservative Cheddar  

Councillor John Thorne

3 Rose Mews, Fore Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8AA

Home: 01823 663146

Home mobile: 07811 675262


  Conservative Blackdown & Neroche  

Councillor Gemma Verdon

52 Sweeting Close, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5FB

Home mobile: 07738 878 428


  Conservative Chard South  

Councillor Linda Vijeh

3 Rectory Court, Vicarage Hill, Combe St Nicholas, Somerset, TA20 3NE

Home: 01460 66668

Home mobile: 07971 785069


  Conservative Ilminster (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor William Wallace

Lemons Ground, Yenston, Somerset, BA8 0NG

Home: 01963 370423

Home mobile: 07770 638931


  Conservative Blackmoor Vale (South Somerset District Council)

Councillor Alan Wedderkopp

11 Haines Hill, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4HN

Home: 01823 354024

Home mobile: 07815 625574


  Liberal Democrat Comeytrowe & Trull (Somerset West and Taunton District Council)

Councillor Josh Williams

Smoke Acre Farm, Yeovil Marsh, BA21 3QA

Work mobile: 07834 454 781


  Conservative Brympton  

Councillor Rod Williams

Willows Watch, Fitzroy, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6PL

Home: 01823 433431


  Conservative Rowbarton & Staplegrove  

Councillor John Woodman

43A Victoria Street, Burnham on Sea, Somerset, TA8 1AN

Home: 01278 794268

Home mobile: 07970 235256


  Conservative Highbridge & Burnham South (Sedgemoor District Council)