Gray, Ben

Benjamin (Ben) T. Gray



66 Castle Avenue


CF64 3QS


  • 07701 372544




Party details:

Welsh Conservative


Council Roles


  • Cabinet Member for Social Care, Health and Leisure (from 21st March, 2019)

  • Homes and Safe Communities Scrutiny Committee (until 20th March, 2019)

  • Joint Consultative Forum

  • Learning and Culture Scrutiny Committee (until 20th March, 2019)

  • Planning Committee (Chairman)

  • Standards Committee

  • Welsh Church Act Estate Committee


Outside Roles

  • Association of Port Health Authorities
  • Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (from 21st March, 2019)
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) Stakeholder Reference Group
  • Friends of Belle Vue Park

  • Glamorgan Voluntary Services (from 21st March, 2019)
  • Penarth Arts and Crafts Ltd: Board of Trustees
  • Sportlot Community Chest (from 21st March, 2019)
  • Standing Conference of Severnside Local Authorities
  • Vale of Glamorgan Buildings Preservation Trust
  • Vale of Glamorgan Festival Management Committee 
  • Vale, Valleys and Cardiff Regional Adoption Collaborative (from 21st March, 2019)
  • Welsh Local Government Association: Council (from 21st March, 2019)

Member Champion

  • Older People


Members Attendance

(From the Annual Meeting on 9 May 2018 to the Annual Meeting on 8 May 2019) 


Member Attendance
Appointed to the following at the Annual Meeting on 9 May, 2018No. of Meetings Held to DateAttended% AttendanceApologies Received
Council (including Annual Meeting) 7 5 71% 2
Planning 11 11 100%  
Standards 6 5 83% 1
Appointments Committee re Standards Committee 1 1 100%  
Welsh Church Act Estate 3 1 33% 2
Appointed to the following DURING the Municipal YearNo. of Meetings Held Since Appointed Attended % Attendance Apologies Received 

Cabinet (from 21st March, 2019)

Replaced on the following During the Municipal Year No. of Meetings Held Whilst a Member Attended  % AttendanceApologies Received 
Homes and Safe Communities Scrutiny (until 20th March, 2019) 9 8 89% 1

Learning and Culture Scrutiny

(Until 20th March, 2019)

11 8  73%  3
Not a Member but Present
Not a Member of the Committee but Present at Meeting Attended
Cabinet 3
Healthy Living and Social Care Scrutiny 1

Attendance at Meetings in Previous Municipal Years



Register of Interests


Ward: Plymouth