Mike-Durke

Mike Durke

Councillor

Electoral Ward: Cockett

Cllr.Mike.Durke@swansea.gov.uk

01792 636 923

Mike was born and raised on Weig Road in the Cockett Ward attending Gendros and Penlan schools before working on local industrial estates and joining the Ministry of Defence Police at 20. He lives near Ravenhill Park with his partner Suzanne. He is happiest spending time with his family and watching local cricket on sunny afternoons.

After Higher Education studies at Swansea University, he worked as a Care Officer with adults with learning disabilities and with children in the care system, moving into management roles in local and national government, before a 12 year period as the lead officer of the multi-award-winning Hill Community Development Trust and the Phoenix Centre. He works full-time teaching a range of topics on both the Public Services and Health and Social Care programmes at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Mike was elected as a councillor in May 2017.

News from Mike’s electoral ward

Swansea Bay

Swansea Labour putting climate emergency at the centre of their agenda

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The Swansea Labour-led Council is committed to tackling the climate…
Swansea Council budget

Record investment planned for council services by Labour-led administration

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The Labour-led Swansea Council is set to invest a record amount…
Swansea Council apprenticeship schemes

Swansea Labour-led Council continues award-winning apprentice recruitment programme

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The Labour-led Swansea Council has launched its annual apprenticeships…
Recycling
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Swansea Labour Council delighted to announce residents recycling more during the pandemic

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Swansea residents have been increasing the amount of recycling…
Covid vaccination
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Free vaccination bus service provided by Swansea Labour Council

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The Labour-led Swansea Council is behind a new shuttle bus service…

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