Your Councillors by Ward

Dorset Council consists of 82 councillors. A Councillors’ role includes representing the needs, priorities and aspirations of the Dorset Council and the people of the Dorset Council area. Councillors also have a responsibility to promote the Dorset Council vision and to act in accordance with the highest standards of probity in public life, seeking to serve the community without personal gain.

Dorset Council Political Composition and Group Leaders

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photo of Councillor Jane Somper

Councillor Jane Somper

c/o South Walks House, Soiuth Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07710395359

Work: cllrjane.somper@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Beacon
photo of Councillor Rebecca Knox

Councillor Rebecca Knox

Weavers House, 5 East Street, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3DS

Home: 01308 863365

Home mobile: 07831 168173

Work: cllrrebecca.knox@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Beaminster
photo of Councillor Pauline Batstone

Councillor Pauline Batstone

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home: 01258 472583

Work: cllrpauline.batstone@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: cllr.p.batstone@btinternet.com

Conservative Blackmore Vale
photo of Councillor Nocturin Lacey-Clarke

Councillor Nocturin Lacey-Clarke

5 Dorset Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7RG

Home: 01258 480218 (work)

Home mobile: 07815 951095

Work: cllrnoc.lacey-clarke@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: nocsbox@gmail.com

Conservative Blandford
photo of Councillor Byron Quayle

Councillor Byron Quayle

16 Alexandra Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7QP

Home mobile: 07843616343

Work: cllrbyron.quayle@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Blandford
photo of Councillor Dave Bolwell

Councillor Dave Bolwell

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Work: cllrdave.bolwell@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Bridport
photo of Councillor Kelvin Clayton

Councillor Kelvin Clayton

Flat 7 The Strand, West Allington, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5BL

Home: 01308 281860

Home mobile: 07952 179850

Work: cllrkelvin.clayton@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Green Party Bridport
photo of Councillor Sarah Williams

Councillor Sarah Williams

7 St. Andrews Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3BG

Home: 07730769577

Work: cllrsarah.williams@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Bridport
photo of Councillor Jill Haynes

Councillor Jill Haynes

6 Orchard Close, Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9PF

Home: 01300 341277

Work: cllrjill.haynes@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Chalk Valleys
photo of Councillor David Taylor

Councillor David Taylor

4 Normandy Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2PP

Home: 07905 352710

Work: cllrdavid.taylor@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Charminster St Marys
photo of Councillor Mark Roberts

Councillor Mark Roberts

Pineapple Cottage, Salway Ash, Bridport, DT6 5HZ

Home: 01308 487866

Home mobile: 07850250860

Work: cllrmark.roberts@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: lucullas.luccas@virgin.net

Conservative Chesil Bank
photo of Councillor Jean Dunseith

Councillor Jean Dunseith

438 Chickerell Road, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4DH

Home: 01305 787557

Work: cllrjean.dunseith@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Chickerell
photo of Councillor John Worth

Councillor John Worth

9A Medway Drive, Weymouth, DT3 6LF

Home: 01305 835805

Work: cllrjohn.worth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Independent Chickerell
photo of Councillor Janet Dover

Councillor Janet Dover

159 Cutlers Place, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 2HY

Home: 01202 884768

Work: cllrjanet.dover@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Colehill and Wimborne Minster East
photo of Councillor Maria Roe

Councillor Maria Roe

17 St Johns Hill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1BX

Home mobile: 07956 630607

Work: cllrmaria.roe@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Colehill and Wimborne Minster East
photo of Councillor Mike Barron

Councillor Mike Barron

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07927 476148

Work: cllrmike.barron@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Corfe Mullen
photo of Councillor Paul Harrison

Councillor Paul Harrison

105 Phelipps Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3NL

Home mobile: 07712 264289

Work: cllrpaul.harrison@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Corfe Mullen
photo of Councillor David Tooke

Councillor David Tooke

21 Churchill Close, Alderholt, Dorset, SP6 3BG

Home mobile: 07789 692492

Work: cllrdavid.tooke@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Cranborne and Alderholt
photo of Councillor Piers Brown

Councillor Piers Brown

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Work: 07511 156811

Home: 07511 156811

Work: cllrpiers.brown@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: padbrown@icloud.com

Conservative Cranborne Chase
photo of Councillor Nick Ireland

Councillor Nick Ireland

Highbanks, Roman Road, Osmington, Dorset, DT3 6ER

Home: 01305 837177

Home mobile: 07941 223844

Work: cllrnick.ireland@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: nick@nickireland.net

Liberal Democrats Crossways
photo of Councillor Stella Jones

Councillor Stella Jones

Syward Cottage, 35 Syward Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2AJ

Home: 01305 264335

Work: cllrstella.jones@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: stella@sywardcottage.co.uk

Liberal Democrats Dorchester East
photo of Councillor Molly Rennie

Councillor Molly Rennie

Home: 01305 268572

Home mobile: 07890809278

Work: cllrmolly.rennie@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: mollymadgerennie@hotmail.co.uk

Liberal Democrats Dorchester East
photo of Councillor Richard Biggs

Councillor Richard Biggs

20 Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1RS

Home: 01305 260156

Home mobile: 07810503457

Work: cllrrichard.biggs@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Dorchester Poundbury
photo of Councillor Andy Canning

Councillor Andy Canning

11 Alfred Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2DW

Home: 01305 261592

Work: cllrandy.canning@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Dorchester West
photo of Councillor Les Fry

Councillor Les Fry

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07871 331426

Work: cllrles.fry@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Independent Dorchester West
photo of Councillor Anthony Alford

Councillor Anthony Alford

Shepherd's Crook, Netherbury, Dorset, DT6 5LY

Work: 01308 488319

Home: 01308 488319

Work: cllranthony.alford@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: cllranthony.alford@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Eggardon
photo of Councillor Cathy Lugg

Councillor Cathy Lugg

34 Kingsway, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9QW

Home: 01202 927006

Work: cllrcathy.lugg@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Ferndown North
photo of Councillor Mike Parkes

Councillor Mike Parkes

36 Dorset Avenue, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8HW

Home: 01202 805857

Work: cllrmike.parkes@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Ferndown North
photo of Councillor Rod Adkins

Councillor Rod Adkins

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Work: cllrrod.adkins@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Ferndown South
photo of Councillor Julie Robinson

Councillor Julie Robinson

18 Medway Road, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8UX

Work: cllrjulie.robinson@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: Jrobinson431@gmail.com

Conservative Ferndown South
photo of Councillor Val Pothecary

Councillor Val Pothecary

3 St Martins Square, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4DP

Work: 01747 826089

Home: 01747 826089

Work: cllrvalerie.pothecary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Gillingham
photo of Councillor Belinda Ridout

Councillor Belinda Ridout

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home: 01747 840578

Home mobile: 07496413114

Work: cllrbelinda.ridout@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: cllr.belindaridout@gmail.com

Conservative Gillingham
photo of Councillor David Walsh

Councillor David Walsh

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home: 01747 840578

Home mobile: 07973 228620

Work: cllrdavid.walsh@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: cllr.davidwalsh@outlook.com

Conservative Gillingham
photo of Councillor Sherry Jespersen

Councillor Sherry Jespersen

3 The Hollow, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8EX

Home: 01258 860482

Work: cllrsherry.jespersen@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: cllr.s.jespersen@btinternet.com

Conservative Hill Forts and Upper Tarrants
photo of Councillor Tony Ferrari

Councillor Tony Ferrari

100 Sutton Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 6LW

Home mobile: 07497874924

Work: cllrtony.ferrari@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Littlemoor and Preston
photo of Councillor Louie O'Leary

Councillor Louie O'Leary

46 Brisbane Road, Littlemoor, Weymouth, DT3 6RD

Home: 07809 905412

Work: cllrlouie.oleary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: louie.oleary1998@gmail.com

Conservative Littlemoor and Preston
photo of Councillor Daryl Turner

Councillor Daryl Turner

47 North Avenue, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3AX

Home: 01297 444195

Work: cllrdaryl.turner@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Lyme and Charmouth
photo of Councillor Alex  Brenton

Councillor Alex Brenton

Cox Cottage, East Morden, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7DL

Home: 01929 459496

Home mobile: 07739 903661

Work: cllralex.brenton@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Lytchett Matravers and Upton
photo of Councillor Bill Pipe

Councillor Bill Pipe

7 Richards Close, Upton, Poole, BH16 5PY

Home: 01202 623300

Home mobile: 07880 504379

Work: cllrbill.pipe@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: magpiebillpipe@freeuk.com

Conservative Lytchett Matravers and Upton
photo of Councillor Andrew Starr

Councillor Andrew Starr

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07592 358177

Work: cllrandrew.starr@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Lytchett Matravers and Upton
photo of Councillor Simon Christopher

Councillor Simon Christopher

Hawthorne Cottage, Ryall Road, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6RH

Home: 07798 833715

Work: cllrsimon.christopher@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Marshwood Vale
photo of Councillor Jon Orrell

Councillor Jon Orrell

12 Coldharbour, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4BG

Home: 01305 772152

Work: cllrjon.orrell@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Green Party Melcombe Regis
photo of Councillor Susan Cocking

Councillor Susan Cocking

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07830 971934

Work: cllrsusan.cocking@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Independent Portland
photo of Councillor Rob Hughes

Councillor Rob Hughes

56 High Street, Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1JH

Home: 01305 822158

Home mobile: 07973 209034

Work: cllrrob.hughes@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: rob.portlandindependent@gmail.com

Independent Portland
photo of Councillor Paul Kimber

Councillor Paul Kimber

64 Grosvenor Road, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2BH

Home: 01305 822121

Home mobile: 07801 629648

Work: cllrpaul.kimber@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Labour & Co-operative Portland
photo of Councillor Emma Parker

Councillor Emma Parker

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home: 01258 881631

Work: cllremma.parker@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: emmaparker77@hotmail.co.uk

Conservative Puddletown and Lower Winterborne
photo of Councillor Pete Barrow

Councillor Pete Barrow

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07741252302

Work: cllrpeter.barrow@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: pete.l.f.barrow@btinterent.com

Liberal Democrats Radipole
photo of Councillor David Gray

Councillor David Gray

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Work: cllrdavid.gray@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Radipole
photo of Councillor Brian Heatley

Councillor Brian Heatley

Lorton Barn, Lorton Lane, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5QH

Home: 01305 816514*

Home mobile: 07824 774941*

Work: cllrbrian.heatley@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: brianheatley@me.com

Green Party Rodwell and Wyke
photo of Councillor Clare Sutton

Councillor Clare Sutton

62 Clearmount Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9LE

Home: 01305 771180

Work: cllrclare.sutton@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Green Party Rodwell and Wyke
photo of Councillor Kate Wheller

Councillor Kate Wheller

18 Wooland Gardens, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9XQ

Home mobile: 07850 060947

Work: cllrkate.wheller@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Independent Rodwell and Wyke
photo of Councillor Derek Beer

Councillor Derek Beer

52 High Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8AA

Home: 01747 853178

Work: cllrderek.beer@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: derekbeer@icloud.com

Liberal Democrats Shaftesbury Town
photo of Councillor Tim Cook

Councillor Tim Cook

42 Linden Park, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8QZ

Home: 01747 851299

Home mobile: 07790 113621

Work: cllrtim.cook@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Shaftesbury Town
photo of Councillor Jon Andrews

Councillor Jon Andrews

12 Leet Court, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6AN

Home mobile: 07828 323189

Work: cllrjon.andrews@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Sherborne East
photo of Councillor Robin Legg

Councillor Robin Legg

90 Newland, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3DT

Home: 01935 815379

Work: cllrrobin.legg@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Sherborne Rural
photo of Councillor Matthew Hall

Councillor Matthew Hall

24 Hunts Mead, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6AJ

Home: 07921 846082

Work: cllrmatt.hall@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Sherborne West
photo of Councillor Cherry Brooks

Councillor Cherry Brooks

Home mobile: 07512897908

Work: cllrcherry.brooks@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative South East Purbeck
photo of Councillor Ray Bryan

Councillor Ray Bryan

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07837707386

Work: cllrray.bryan@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative St Leonards and St Ives
photo of Councillor Barry Goringe

Councillor Barry Goringe

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Work: cllrbarry.goringe@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative St Leonards and St Ives
photo of Councillor Graham Carr-Jones

Councillor Graham Carr-Jones

c/o South Walks House, South Walks House, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home: 01963 364005

Work: cllrgraham.carr-jones@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: grahamcarrjones@gmail.com

Conservative Stalbridge and Marnhull
photo of Councillor Robin Cook

Councillor Robin Cook

The Gatehouse, 1 Coppercourt Leaze, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1QX

Home: 01202 889199

Work: cllrrobin.cook@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Stour and Allen Vale
photo of Councillor Carole Jones

Councillor Carole Jones

River House, Stalbridge Lane, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2JQ

Home: 01258 472497

Home mobile: 07968 348481

Work: cllrcarole.jones@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: carole4stur@gmail.com

Conservative Sturminster Newton
photo of Councillor Gary Suttle

Councillor Gary Suttle

Pinhowe, East Drove, Langton Matravers, Swanage, BH19 1AU

Home: 01929 426303

Home mobile: 07894265067

Work: cllrgary.suttle@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Swanage
photo of Councillor Bill Trite

Councillor Bill Trite

134 Kings Road West, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HT

Home: 01929 421742

Work: cllrwilliam.trite@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: swanbase.w@gmail.com

Conservative Swanage
photo of Councillor Howard Legg

Councillor Howard Legg

16 Whitecross Drive, Weymouth, DT4 9PA

Home: 01305 761293

Work: cllrhoward.legg@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Upwey and Broadwey
photo of Councillor Toni Coombs

Councillor Toni Coombs

5 Aggis Farm, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6QD

Home: 01202 827376

Work: cllrtoni.coombs@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Verwood
photo of Councillor Spencer Flower

Councillor Spencer Flower

Leader of the Council

5 Aggis Farm, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6QD

Home: 01202 821231

Home mobile: 07917674814

Work: cllrspencer.flower@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Verwood
photo of Councillor Simon Gibson

Councillor Simon Gibson

25 St. Stephens Lane, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 7BQ

Home: 01202 820822

Work: cllrsimon.gibson@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Verwood
photo of Councillor Beryl Ezzard

Councillor Beryl Ezzard

23 Walls View Road, Carey, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4BL

Home: 01929 550138

Home mobile: 07860503944

Work: cllrberyl.ezzard@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: berylrezz@outlook.com

Liberal Democrats Wareham
photo of Councillor Ryan Holloway

Councillor Ryan Holloway

c/o South Walks House, South Walks, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Work: cllrryan.holloway@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Wareham
photo of Councillor Mike Dyer

Councillor Mike Dyer

4 Wayside Road, St Leonards, Ringwood, Hants, BH24 2SH

Home: 01202 874918

Work: cllrmichael.dyer@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: mikeandpatdyer@gmail.com

Conservative West Moors and Three Legged Cross
photo of Councillor David Shortell

Councillor David Shortell

186 Uplands Road, West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 0EY

Home: 01202 870476

Home mobile: 07934 451947

Work: cllrdavid.shortell@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative West Moors and Three Legged Cross
photo of Councillor Andrew Parry

Councillor Andrew Parry

33 Albert Road, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9HD

Home mobile: 07582 775766

Work: cllrandrew.parry@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative West Parley
photo of Councillor Laura Miller

Councillor Laura Miller

1 Vicarage Row, West Road, West Lulworth, Wareham, BH20 5RZ

Home mobile: 07814 569563

Work: cllrlaura.miller@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative West Purbeck
photo of Councillor Peter Wharf

Councillor Peter Wharf

The Old Vicarage, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7HH

Home: 01929 472246

Home mobile: 07986600799

Work: cllrpeter.wharf@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative West Purbeck
photo of Councillor Ryan Hope

Councillor Ryan Hope

7 Sydney Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0NF

Home: 07795 246080

Work: cllrryan.hope@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Westham
photo of Councillor Gill Taylor

Councillor Gill Taylor

3 Nutgrove Avenue, Littlesea, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9ED

Home: 01305 779936

Work: cllrgill.taylor@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Westham
photo of Councillor Shane Bartlett

Councillor Shane Bartlett

c/o South Walks House, South Walks Road, DORCHESTER, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Home mobile: 07593 197302

Work: cllrshane.bartlett@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Wimborne Minster
photo of Councillor David Morgan

Councillor David Morgan

7 Park Drive, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 7PE

Home: 01202 821115

Work: cllrdavid.morgan@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Wimborne Minster
photo of Councillor Roland Tarr

Councillor Roland Tarr

70 Monmouth Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2TG

Home: 01305 262359

Home mobile: 07543288636

Work: cllrroland.tarr@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Liberal Democrats Winterborne and Broadmayne
photo of Councillor Andrew Kerby

Councillor Andrew Kerby

Whytemead, West End, Spetisbury, Blandford Forum, DT11 9DG

Home: 07795 058568

Work: cllrandrew.kerby@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Conservative Winterborne North
photo of Councillor Mary Penfold

Councillor Mary Penfold

8 Waterside Lane, Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9NY

Home: 01300341545

Home mobile: 07980569880

Work: cllrmary.penfold@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Home: marypenfold8@gmail.com

Conservative Yetminster