Phillip-Downing

Philip Downing

Chair – Development Cabinet Advisory Committee

Electoral Ward: Pontarddulais

Cllr.Philip.Downing@swansea.gov.uk

01792 636 923

I joined the Labour Party about 1980 and  in 1983 stood for the party in the district election for Lliw Valley Borough Council, where I was successful.

Having been re-elected in 1987 I became Chairman of the Licensing Committee. In 1996 I was elected onto the Unitary authority of The City and County of Swansea.

This year I am Lord Mayor of The City and County of Swansea. I am a Deputy Cabinet Member, and Chairman of Development Cabinet Advisory Committee.

In Pontarddulais I am a member of the Town Council, and this year I  have been honoured by being elected as the Town’s Mayor.

I am vice-chairman of Governors in the Primary school, and chairman of Resources at the Comprehensive school.  I am President of Pontarddulais Football Club, after serving the club as treasurer for 40 years.  

News from Philip’s electoral ward

Loughor RFC play equipment
Dunvant Meadow play equipment. Cllr Louise Gibbard, Cllr Robert Francis-Davies (cabinet member for investment, regeneration and tourism), Cllr Andrew Stevens (cabinet member for business improvement and performance), Cllr Jennifer Raynor.
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Labour councillors delighted with Dunvant Meadow playground improvements

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The children’s play area at Dunvant Meadow has been improved…
Earth Hour
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Swansea Labour-led council backing lights out for Earth Hour event

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Swansea Labour is throwing its full support behind Earth Hour…
PATCH team

Swansea Labour continue their pledge to improve roads with £5.3m investment

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The Swansea Labour-led city council cabinet has approved a programme…
Matt Jones, Llansamlet by-election candidate
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Swansea Labour select Matt Jones as candidate for Llansamlet ward by-election

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Llansamlet Labour Group have selected Matt Jones (pictured above)…

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