Brenda Weston

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Biography

Born and bred in Taunton, Brenda Weston spent her childhood in Cyril Street West, in Rowbarton. She went to St Andrews Primary school, then Bishop Fox’s Girls’ Grammar School.

Brenda’s working life has ranged from waitress and shop assistant to college and university lecturer, social policy analyst, and researcher. She currently works as the policy and research officer for a regional equality charity.

Brenda has past experience as a County Councillor and leader of the Labour group on the council. She has also been a Taunton Deane Councillor for the Lyngford area.

Brenda is the councillor for PRIORSWOOD on the Somerset West and Taunton District Council and serves on the Planning Committee and also the Taunton Charter Trustees

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