Gemma Shanahan


Born and educated in Bridgwater, Gemma is a politically active young person who has spent the last two years campaigning to make a difference in the local community.

Gemma attends Bridgwater and Taunton College, and works at the Junction 24 Service Station. She also helps out at her local Karate Club, where she’s trained to black belt-level over ten years.

Gemma has also served as a Mayor’s Consort on several occasions, supporting the Mayor at events including the Bridgwater Cadets awards evening and a charity quiz night.

Gemma is passionate about empowering local young people to achieve their goals, and supporting all members of the community. A vote for her is a vote against politics as usual

Gemma Shanahan

Cannington & Wembdon Candidate