Jan Curtis

Jan Curtice

Deputy Presiding Member

Electoral Ward: Penyrheol

Cllr.Jan.Curtice@swansea.gov.uk

01792 636 923

Born and bred in Gorseinon, I was educated locally and went on to Greggs College in Swansea. I was an accounts clerk for a large grocery suppliers until my daughter was born. I then became a full-time mum and my son was born eight years later.

I returned to work when my husband, who I have been married to for 49 years, retired due to ill health. I became a kitchen assistant before going on to become cook in charge – a job I loved before an accident at work forced me to retire.

I became interested in local politics joining the Labour Party in 2003, becoming a Town Councillor in 2004 and Mayor in Gorseinon (2008-2009). Elected as a County Councillor in 2012 I am currently Chair of the Swansea Labour Group and Deputy Presiding Member for the Swansea Council. I also assist the Cabinet member for Children’s Services.

In my ward I have dealt with issues such as housing, flooding, highways, parking problems and have helped residents obtain a pedestrian crossing in Grovesend.

I serve on many committees and outside bodies such as the Mid and West Fire Authority, Western Bay Adoption Panel, and I’m a trustee for the blind and Cambrian Society for the Deaf.

News from Jan’s electoral ward

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Keep it out

Swansea Labour administration urge residents to join recycling 'Keep it Out' campaign

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Swansea residents are being encouraged to join the Swansea Labour-led…
pupils with laptops

Swansea Labour administration pumping £11m into IT investment for city's schools

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Pupils across all Swansea schools will benefit from a huge upgrade…
Car park scheme

Swansea Labour gives backing for extended cheaper parking offer to help city motorists

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The Swansea Labour-led administration is to continue to help…
School meals

Swansea Labour administration pledges to freeze School meal prices until 2022

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When Swansea Labour won the last council elections in 2017, they…

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