Posted: Sat 21st May 2016

Councillor Dai Mason, Newly Elected Chairman Of Ceredigion County Council 2016-17 /
This article is old - Published: Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Councillor Dai Mason has been installed as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council, and Councillor Lynford Thomas as the Vice-Chairman for 2016/17. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Dai Mason of Trefeurig has been appointed Chairman having represented the Trefeurig Ward on the County Council since 2012. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor Dai Mason said: “It’s an honour and a privilege to be elected as Chairman of Ceredigion County Council for 2016-17, and I’m looking forward to representing the authority.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

As she departed the role, his predecessor, Councillor Gill Hopley said: “It had been both an honour and a pleasure to have represented the Authority as Chairman for the past year.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Committees also agreed the Chairs and Vice Chairs elect for 2016/17. They are: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Committee Chair Vice Chair
Audit – Cllr Rowland Rees-Evans Cllr Elizabeth Evans
Development Control – Cllr Lyndon Lloyd Cllr Bryan Davies
Licensing – Cllr Alun Lloyd Jones Cllr John Lumley
Healthier Communities – Cllr Peter Evans Cllr Lorrae Jones-Southgate
Thriving Communities – Cllr Euros Davies Cllr Gwyn James
Learning Communities – Cllr Paul Hinge Cllr Rowland Rees-Evans
Corporate Resources – Cllr Gareth Davies Cllr Maldwyn Lewis
Co-ordinating – Cllr Ceredig Davies Cllr Rowland Jones ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Chair of the Democratic Services Committee has not yet been agreed. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Image credit: L-R Mrs Mair Mason, Chairman’s Consort and Councillor Dai Mason, newly elected Chairman of Ceredigion County Council, May 2016 ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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