Three independent candidates are to stand for seats on the Vale of Glamorgan Council in the forthcoming May elections
They are the incumbent Independent Vale Councillor Chris Williams who is being joined by long-standing local residents Tom Maitland-Evans and John Maitland Evans
Cllr Chris Williams has served on the Vale Council for 17 years – but became an Independent in 2014 . He is also a Dinas Powys Community Councillor .
Welsh-speaker Tom Maitland Evans has lived in the village for almost 30 years. He worked for Cardiff COuncil and more recently with the Vale of Glamorgan Council where his was involved the management of the Electoral Services team and the Vale of Glamorgan CCTV Unit. He now works in Barry for a IT software company.
John Maitland Evans is also a 30-year-resident of Dinas and is a former local government officer with nearly 40 years’ experience across three Welsh Councils as a town and county planner and general manager. Before retiring his last job was as the Vale Councils Chief Executive between 1999 and 2012.