New town Councillor takes his seat in the council chamber

The newest member of Uckfield Town Council Cllr. Daniel Manvell took his seat in the council chamber for last evening full meeting.

He was welcomed to the meeting by the Mayor of Uckfield Cllr. Spike Mayhew.

The by-election for the North Ward was held on July 12 when he achieve 278 votes or 45.4% of the vote.

At 18, he is the youngest ever Councillor for Uckfield and the only elected Labour Councillor in the Wealden area.

Mr Manvell had sat on the Town Council since May 2017 as the youth member.