Spotlight Powys

Matthew Dorrance 

County Councillor for Brecon West

They are a Welsh Labour Group councillor. They ran at the last election as a Welsh Labour candidate.

They served as a councillor during the 2022-2027 term.

Matthew Dorrance has special responsibilities - they are the  Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for a Fairer Powys. These responsibilities incur an additional allowance payment.


  Allowances

The allowances paid to Matthew Dorrance for the last 5 years is displayed below. The allowances include a basic salary, senior salary (if any), care allowance, working expenses, subsistence and travel. For the full breakdown, please see the Powys County Council website.

# 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23
Matthew Dorrance £22,274.79 £22,534.94 £22,917.96 £23,160.96 £0.00

Source: https://en.powys.gov.uk/article/5780/View-councillors-allowances-and-expenses

  Attendance 85.1%

The attendance record for Matthew Dorrance since 1st May 2022 is displayed below.

85.1%

Present as expected

57 sessions out of 67

14.9%

Absent with apologies given

10 sessions out of 67

0.0%

Absent without apologies given

0 sessions out of 67

14.9%

Total absence

10 sessions out of 67

Source: https://powys.moderngov.co.uk/mgAttendance.aspx?XXR=0&DR=01%2f05%2f2022-09%2f05%2f2027&ACT=Go&UID=123

  Election Results

The 2022 local government election results for Matthew Dorrance are displayed below.

Name Party No. of Votes % of Vote Elected?
Dorrance, Matthew  Welsh Labour 1173 41.1%
Meredith, David  Welsh Labour 999 35.0%
Morgans, Steve  Independent 349 12.2%
Weale, Martin  Independent 330 11.6%
  Council Tax £1,837.10

For the previous 5 years, the voting record of Matthew Dorrance on Council Tax setting is displayed below.

# 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23 2023/24 2024/25
County Council Tax Change (%) +5% +9.5% +4.8% +2.9% +3.39% +5.0% +7.5%
Matthew Dorrance Against Against Against Against Against For For

Source: Powys County Council Voting Results - Council Tax Resolution 2018 - 2024

  Recent Votes

Recent votes on motions or resolutions by Matthew Dorrance are displayed below.

Motion Result Vote
Council Tax Resolution for 2024/25
07/03/2024
Passed For
Revenue Virements
07/03/2024
Passed For
New Ways of Working - Member Survey
07/03/2024
Passed For
Social Media Guide for Members
07/03/2024
Passed For
Pay Policy Statement 2024/25
07/03/2024
Passed For
Notice of Motion - Seeking a technical evaluation of undergrounding power cables from energy parks
07/03/2024
Passed For
Notice of Motion - School Holidays
07/03/2024
Passed For
Notice of Motion - Sustainable Farming Scheme
07/03/2024
Passed For
Budget 2024
22/02/2024
Passed For
Corporate and Strategic Equality Plan (2024-2027)
22/02/2024
Passed For
Budget Virement
07/10/2023
Passed For
Consideration Of Single Transferable Voting System
07/10/2023
Passed For
Review Of Polling Districts And Polling Places
07/10/2023
Passed For
Notice Of Motion - Farm Sales
07/10/2023
Passed Against
Notice Of Motion - Planning Fees
07/10/2023
Passed For
Notice Of Motion - New National Park Designation
07/10/2023
Passed For
Powys PSB Scrutiny Committee
05/10/2023
Passed For
Motion - Reinstate 1hr car parking in long stay car parks (Amendment)
05/10/2023
Not Passed Against
Motion - Reinstate 1hr car parking in long stay car parks (Amendment 2)
05/10/2023
Passed For
Single Transferable Vote (Amendment)
05/10/2023
Passed For
Motion - Sustainable Tourism - A Sense of Place
20/07/2023
Passed For
Motion - Armed Forces and the Cost of Living Crisis
20/07/2023
Passed For
Motion - School Transport Appeals
20/07/2023
Passed Against
Motion - Proposed ban on the release of game birds in Wales
20/07/2023
Not Passed Against
Motion - Phosphates
20/07/2023
Passed For
Revenue Virements
20/07/2023
Not Passed
Members' Schedule of Remuneration
18/05/2023
Passed For
Budget Virements
18/05/2023
Passed For
Interim Executive Management Team Structure changes
18/05/2023
Passed For
Budget Virement for Housing P
18/05/2023
Passed For
New Ways of Working (Planning Amendment)
18/05/2023
Not Passed Against
New Ways of Working (Substantive)
18/05/2023
Passed Against
Council Tax Resolution for 2023/24
02/03/2023
Passed For
Pay Policy Statement for 2023/24
02/03/2023
Passed For
Language Proposal 2023 (As Amended)
02/03/2023
Passed For
Language Proposal 2023 (Amendment 2)
02/03/2023
Passed For
Corporate and Strategic Equality Plan
23/02/2023
Passed For
Constitution – Section 4 - Speaking on Motions
23/02/2023
Passed For
Budget 2023 - Medium Term Financial Strategy
23/02/2023
Passed For
Budget 2023 - Council Tax 5%
23/02/2023
Passed For
Budget 2023 - Fees and Charges
23/02/2023
Passed For
Budget 2023 - Other
23/02/2023
Passed For
Revenue Virement - Highways Savings
08/12/2022
Passed For
Commit to serve good quality meat and dairy products (As Amended)
08/12/2022
Passed For
Fair's fare on Powys energy and water resources
08/12/2022
Passed For
Powys Schools
08/12/2022
Passed For
Commit to serve good quality meat and dairy products (Amendment)
08/12/2022
Passed For
Suspend standing orders
08/12/2022
Not Passed Against
Air Ambulance
13/10/2022
Passed For
School Transport
13/10/2022
Passed For
Drainage and Flooding
13/10/2022
Passed For
Nature Emergency
13/10/2022
Passed For
Annual Self-Assessment Report 21-22
22/07/2022
Passed For
Newtown Town Council
22/07/2022
Passed For
School Closures
22/07/2022
Not Passed Against
Rural Fuel Duty Relief scheme
22/07/2022
Passed For
Dydd Gwyl Dewi (As Amended)
22/07/2022
Passed DNV
Dydd Gwyl Dewi (Amendment)
22/07/2022
Passed DNV

Source: https://spotlightpowys.wales/votes-at-pcc