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The Mayor of Newton Abbot

Councillor David Corney-Walker

The Mayor of Newton Abbot for 2023/2024 is Councillor David Corney-Walker he will be raising money through various events for his Charity, The Devon Air Ambulance. For more information on this Charity see

Councillor Corney-Walker’s Consort will be Councillor Tom Corney-Walker

Mayor’s Cadet and Chaplain

Each year a cadet from one of the youth services in the Town is chosen to be the Mayoral Cadet for the forthcoming year.

Cadet Adam Peol from the 1322 Air Training Corps has been chosen to act at the Mayor’s Cadet for 2023/2024 and will accompany the Mayor to various engagements. 

The Mayor has chosen not to have a Chaplain for his year of office.

Contact Details

Councillor David Corney-Walker                                                                                                                                                                                     Tykki-Dyw                                                                                                                                                                             Bradley Aller Road
Newton Abbot                                                                                                                                                                                         TQ12 5AN

Telephone: Home 01803 875579
Email: [email protected]

If you would like the Mayor to officially attend a function please contact the Mayor’s Secretary, Mrs Carla Winsborrow 01626 201120 or email [email protected]

Details of the Mayor

Date joined Newton Abbot Town Council – 2015

Ward – Buckland & Milber

Political Party – Liberal Democrats

Member of the Town Council Committees: Community & Heritage, Community Engagement Group, Finance & Audit, Policy & Resources, Staffing Sub-Committee, Strategic Planning Forum, Neighbourhood Plan Monitoring Group

Personal Details

Born in Penzance, Cornwall. Former science teacher in Colleges of Technology, then a Civil Servant. Now retired. Interests and hobbies include Beekeeping, gardening and family history