I am writing a heartfelt thank you to all those who have supported me during the recent election for your new Powys County Council representatives.

Over the years I have worked hard to help all my constituents in the best way I can.

My “Open Door” policy for everyone regardless of party affinities has proved the best way to discover and understand the wide variety of problems which confront us in this increasingly difficult world.

Discussing individual problems face to face is always the best way to create a successful outcome and my door is always open. My wife and I welcome anyone who needs help and advice – and we will always do the best we can for each and every one of you.

I am honoured and humbled by your trust in me and I stand by my promises to do the best I can.

I will be attending your community council meetings so that I can learn more about the different localities and I welcome any questions you may have.

I repeat I am honoured to have received your support and I will endeavour not to let you down.

With all my sincere thanks and good wishes for a successful future to all of you.

Gareth Morgan