The Welsh Liberal Democrats have announced Franck Banza as their candidate for Gower in the next General Election.
Franck Banza has been officially selected as the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for the Gower constituency for the upcoming general election.
Well-known for his accomplishments as a social entrepreneur and leader in the third sector, Franck offers extensive expertise working with diverse organizations such as charities, social enterprises, and local small businesses. Having resided locally for many years, Franck understands firsthand the constituency’s pressing issues, from creating economic opportunities to expanding community services.
Born in Congo, Franck knows the struggles marginalized groups face and the transformative power of advocating for the wellbeing of an entire community. His personal journey has instilled the resolve to keep fighting - the same resolve he now channels into bettering life in Gower.
Franck's political priorities at this election are providing career development and educational opportunities for local youth, investing in infrastructure to support tourism, ensuring access to affordable housing, and championing diversity and social cohesion.
Commenting on his selection Franck Banza stated:
"I believe that constituents in Gower should feel they have a strong voice, and I will engage with them to find out what they need through regular surveys, attending local events and making myself available. As I step into the role of the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Gower, I am poised to lead a campaign that champions the values of the party and the aspirations of the local community. My commitment to a fairer, more inclusive society, combined with my track record in community development, makes me the ideal representative for Gower.”
Jane Dodds MS, Welsh Liberal Democrat’s Party Leader commented:
"I am proud to know Franck and know him to be a committed and hard working activist. He knows how to lead and motivate a team and to focus on winning for the Welsh Liberal Democrats. Given his wealth of experiences, Franck will make an exceptional political representative for the community of Gower.”