Cllr Jamie Pritchard has been named as new Deputy Leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council.

Jamie, who represents the Morgan Jones ward in Caerphilly, has been elected to serve on the council’s Cabinet alongside the Leader of Council, Cllr Philippa Marsden.

“I am pleased to announce that Cllr. Jamie Pritchard has been elected to the position of Deputy Leader and I would like to take the opportunity to welcome him aboard,” said Cllr Marsden. “I look forward to working with him and the Cabinet to continue to drive through our ambitious plans for recovery and build upon our Team Caerphilly ethos and our response to the pandemic.”

Jamie will also become Cabinet Member with responsibility for Infrastructure, Towns and Property. This portfolio includes a range of key services including:

  • Highways
  • Transportation
  • Car Parks and Parking Enforcement
  • Town Centre Management & Investment
  • Facility Management
  • Property

Jamie said “I’m delighted to have been elected as Deputy Leader. I want to get to work straight away to fight the large number of inequalities in our society that have been with us for too long.”

“I’m looking forward to working with the Cabinet, and all councillors to proactively try to make a difference for all residents of the borough.”