David Renard

Leader of Council
Councillor for Haydon Wick

David Renard has been Leader of the Council and Conservative Group since 2013. He has been a member of Cabinet since 2004 and a Ward Councillor for Haydon Wick since 2002. David represents Swindon Council in various positions including Board Director of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Member of England’s Economic Heartland, Member of the Western Gateway and Director of the Wichelstowe Joint Venture. He is also the Local Government Association Board Chair for Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport, and Director of Localis ‘Think Tank’. 

Prior to becoming Leader of Council, David was Deputy Leader and has held the portfolios covering Children’s Services, Adult Social Care and Health and Housing.

News

Town Deal Board to identify projects for £25m investment plan

Local projects could form part of a £25m Government-funded investment plan for Swindon.

Swindon was one of 101 places given the opportunity last year by the Government to bid for funding of up to £25 million as part of the Government’s £3.6 billion Towns Fund.

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Garry Perkins

Mayor of Swindon
Councillor for Haydon Wick

Garry Perkins is the Mayor of Swindon and a Councillor for Haydon Wick ward. 

Gary Sumner

Cabinet Member for Strategic Infrastructure, Transport & Planning
Councillor for Ridgeway Ward

“Very excited about my new role as Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Transport and Planning. 

Maureen Penny

Councillor for Blunsdon and Highworth Ward
Cabinet Member for Highways, Maintenance and Waste Services

“I am honoured and delighted that I have once again been given the opportunity to serve as Cabinet Member for Highways, Maintenance and Waste Services at Swindon Borough Council.

Keith Williams

Councillor for Shaw Ward
Cabinet Member for Climate Change

“I am delighted to be taking on the new Climate Change portfolio and look forward to putting in place a strategy that result in a net zero carbon Council by 2030.

Brian Ford

Cabinet Member for Adults & Health
Councillor for Wroughton & Wichelstowe Ward

“I am delighted to have been once again entrusted with the role of Cabinet Member for Adults & Health.

Cathy Martyn

Councillor for Wroughton & Wichelstowe Ward
Cabinet member for Housing and Public Safety

I am very pleased to have been allocated to the Housing and Public Safety Portfolio. I recognise that Swindon needs housing for everyone, and I am proud of our affordable house building programme which will bring residents a much needed, additional 300+  housing units between 2020-23.

Mary Martin

Councillor for Shaw Ward
Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Mary Martin is a Councillor for Shaw ward and Cabinet Member for Children's Services.