David-Phillips

David Phillips

Councillor

Electoral Ward: Castle

Cllr.David.Phillips@swansea.gov.uk

01792 636 923

I have been a party member for over 35 years, lived in Castle ward for 26 years and a Swansea Councillor for over 23 years, holding various political responsibilities including Culture, Finance and as Leader of Swansea Labour for over 10 years, latterly as Council Leader from 2012 to 2014. I am very proud to have led the team that returned Labour to power, with I believe, the largest majority it has ever enjoyed. I am a committed anti-fascist.

I sincerely believe that tackling the city’s profound levels of inequality in health, wealth and opportunity to be the most important moral issue that confronts us. However, it is also important to represent the local everyday issues, the ‘little things’ that improve the quality of daily life and ensure that community need also influences our strategic priorities.

Previously I led a national charity and worked in the public and private sectors.

News from David’s electoral ward

Artist impression of the new £11.5m YGG Tirdeunaw
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Swansea Labour delighted as contractors move on site for £11.5 school build

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The Swansea Labour-led Council administration has been behind…
Dunvant Cllrs Jennifer Raynor and Louise Gibbard at the new crossing
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Dunvant Councillors unveil new long-awaited Pelican crossing

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https://youtu.be/iyikXcpxu4w After an eight-year campaign…
Castle Ward picture
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Swansea Labour select Hannah Lawson to fight the Castle ward by-election

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Hannah Lawson, a committed environmentalist and a champion of…
Solar farm

Green Labour policy set to get go-ahead for Eastside solar farm

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A plan by the Labour-controlled Swansea Council could see the…
Play facilities

Swansea Labour administration seek to invest extra £1m in play facilities

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The Labour-led Swansea Council is set to invest an additional…

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