Wes Hinckes

Get in touch with Wes


Wes Hinckes is a Labour District Councillor for  Bridgwater HAMP

Wes is 42 and lives in Old Taunton Rd, Bridgwater which has been his family home for over 18 years. He is an experienced businessman and qualified coach including 10 years as a Director of a Digital Consultancy in London.

Wes is committed to local citizen action and the ability of everyday people to organise and shape their community. Last year he was selected to participate in a week long British Council event which brought Active Citizens together from around the globe.

Within Bridgwater Wes is applying his skills with Unite the Community. Unite are Great Britain’s largest union and this initiative brings a range of benefits to people out of work, including access to Unite’s legal helpline, debt counselling and assistance on claiming benefits.

He also attends and participates in meetings with the local TUC, Bridgwater Forward, and The Civic Society.
His sister Rosie is severely autistic and in residential care, giving him a lifetime of understanding of disability and social care. He is passionate about advocacy and giving a voice to those who may not be heard. He is also a founding trustee of a children’s brain tumour charity

Wes is the District Labour spokesperson for Community & Scrutiny and also sits on the Planning Committee.