Plaid Cymru candidate for Caerffili
Lindsay Whittle was born in Caerffili and lives in Abertidwr, He has twice been the Leader of Caerffili County Borough Council. Lindsay has fought every Assembly election thus far, and the previous seven Westminster elections, for Plaid Cymru and has repeatedly won local council elections for 34 years. He’s decided not to stand on the list this time round in order to concentrate on winning the seat of Caerphilly.
Lindsay is the Plaid spokesperson for Social Services, Children and Equal Opportunities and is on the Health and Social Care Committee. He is on the Neurological, Autism, Kidney, Disability, Older People, Stroke and Osteoporosis Cross Party Groups and still serves as a Governor for his old school, Cwm Ifor Primary.
Outside of politics Lindsay has had a professional career of several decades as a Housing Manager in Cardiff, and his political interests include housing and local government, as well as issues such as combating homelessness.