Veronica Jones is the councillor for Ponteland West.
Until August 2020 Veronica was on the council's cabinet with responsibility for Adult Wellbeing and Health. In that role she initiated the county-wide Ageing Well programme which helps older people stay active, connected and well. She is actively involved in the Ponteland group which supports the Step and Spring and Winter Warmer events for older people as well as the door to door Ponteland Hopper Bus.
Veronica has previously worked for the Royal British Legion where she worked as a job coach, addressing barriers to employment for people with disabilities.