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Town Council

Town Council

The Town Council consists of 18 Councillors elected by the voters of Pembrey and Burry Port every 5 years. There are currently 4 vacant seats, 3 in Burry Port Ward and 1 in Pembrey Ward.

Currently the Council is made up of;

  • 10 independent members
  • 6 Labour members
  • 2 Plaid members

 The Council meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except for August) and may meet more regularly if there is a need to do so.  All members may attend and the Council meeting is Chaired by the Mayor or the Deputy Mayor in his/her absence. 

The Town Council has overall responsibility for the policies, strategies and major decisions taken to meet the role and duties of the Council.  It establishes Standing Committees at each annual meeting and delegates power to them to deal with specific areas of work.