Bridgwater South is a County Council ward which has been traditionally Labour and was won for Labour by Leigh Redman in 2013 and 2017. Leigh is currently leader of the County Labour group.
Consisting of the 2 Town and District wards of Westover and Hamp it has 100% Labour representation.
Westover, which includes the Town Centre is represented by 2 District Councillors, Brian Smedley and Kathy Pearce, and 3 Town Councillors, Brian Smedley, Kathy Pearce and Pat Morley. Ward stats here.
Westover District candidates for 2019 are KATHY PEARCE and BRIAN SMEDLEY
Westover Town candidates for 2019 are LI GIBSON, KATHY PEARCE &BRIAN SMEDLEY
Hamp is represented by 2 District Councillors. Adrian Moore and Wes Hinckes were elected in 2015. Wes became Parliamentary candidate and massively increased the Labour vote but has now decided to retire from local politics whilst Adrian has resigned from the Party following his failure to be selected and is sadly standing against Labour as an Independent.
Hamp Labour candidates for 2019 are LIZ LEAVY and LEIGH REDMAN
The 2 Town councillors elected for Hamp in 2015 were Adrian Moore and John Turner. John became ill during his term of office and eventually had to be declared no longer a councillor due to non attendance while Adrian is now standing as an independent.
Hamp Town candidates for 2019 are LIZ LEAVY and LEIGH REDMAN.
Ward stats here.