West Somerset District Council is Conservative controlled. Labour has one councillor.
The Labour member on West Somerset Council, Peter Murphy, is leader of the
opposition and chair of the scrutiny committee. He works hard to promote
progressive policies and to keep the ruling Tory group accountable for their
We have three members on Minehead Town Council: Lesley Culverhouse, Andy
Lewis and Maureen Smith.
And we have two members on Watchet Town Council: Peter Murphy and Robin
District council contact: Peter Murphy: firstname.lastname@example.org 01984
Come and join Labour
The Labour Party has an active and energetic West Somerset branch. In the
words of Labour’s constitution, we believe that “by the strength of our collective
endeavour, we achieve more than we achieve alone.” We believe in accountable
public services, such as the NHS and education. We say society should care for
the vulnerable. And we want proper housing, transport and jobs for rural areas.
West Somerset Labour Party welcomes new members. We hold meetings on the
first Tuesday of the month, in the Lounge at the Avenue Methodist Hall in
Contact the branch secretary,
Andy Lewis at:
1 Elm Grove Minehead TA24 6AA