Jane Dodds is a Welsh speaker, having been born and raised in Wrexham, North Wales and studied at Cardiff University. She then trained to be a social worker in child protection and has continued to work in that area for the last 20 years.
She has worked in local authorities and has also headed up the Children’s Section at the Refugee Council, supporting children from war torn countries who arrive in the United Kingdom on their own without family.
Jane has been a local councillor, with a Cabinet portfolio on affordable housing, and is a trustee of a Family Centre in Welshpool. She lives in Welshpool with her husband Patrick and is committed to fighting for Montgomeryshire.
Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats
The Liberal Democrats and our predecessor Liberal party have been established in Montgomeryshire for 150 years in one form or another. Jane and the local party run various campaigns on local and national issues such as healthcare, the environment, and local services.
Montgomeryshire elected its first Liberal MP in 1880 and since then we have been represented by many great Liberals such as Clement Davies, Emlyn Hooson and Alex Carlile.
Jane's constituency office in Newtown is open from 10am until 1pm, Monday to Friday. Jane and the team are always willing to help local people and groups with concerns they may have. You can call us at the office on 01686 625527.
There are currently three Liberal Democrat County Councillors in Montgomeryshire: Francesca Jump (Welshpool Gungrong), Gemma Bowker (Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn North) and Gareth Morgan (Llanidloes). You can contact Francesca, Gemma and Gareth here. (link: http://powys.moderngov.co.uk/mgMemberIndex.aspx?FN=PARTY&VW=LIST&PIC=0 )