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Council offices in Aberaeron, 2007.

Ceredigion County Council (Welsh: Cyngor Sir Ceredigion) is the governing body for the county of Ceredigion, since 1996 one of the unitary authorities of Wales.

Its former offices in Aberystwyth were housed in the former hotel Swyddfa'r Sir. The council is now based in Aberaeron.

Political makeupEdit

Elections take place every five years. The last full county election took place on 4 May 2017. The next will take place in May 2022.

Current compositionEdit

Group affiliation[1] Members
Plaid Cymru 20
Liberal Democrat 8
Llais Annibynnol 0
Labour 0[2]
Non-party independent 0

Electoral divisionsEdit

The county is divided into 40 electoral wards returning 42 councillors. There are 50 communities in the area, some of which have their own elected council. Many communities are coterminous with council wards. The following table lists council wards, communities and associated geographical areas. Communities with a community council are indicated with a '*':

Ward Communities Councillor(s) Elected 2012
Aberaeron Aberaeron* Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Evans
Aberporth Aberporth* UKIP Gethin James[3]
Aberystwyth Bronglais Aberystwyth* (Bronglais ward) Plaid Cymru Alun Williams
Aberystwyth Central Aberystwyth* (Central ward) Liberal Democrat Ceredig Davies
Aberystwyth North Aberystwyth* (North ward) Plaid Cymru Mark Anthony Strong
Aberystwyth Penparcau Aberystwyth* (Penparcau ward [1]) Plaid Cymru Steve Davies
Plaid Cymru Lorrae Jones-Southgate
Aberystwyth Rheidol Aberystwyth* (Rheidol ward) Independent John Aled Roberts
Beulah Beulah* Plaid Cymru William David Lyndon Lloyd
Borth Independent Ray Quant
Capel Dewi Llandysul* (Capel Dewi, Pontshaen and Tregroes wards) Independent Peter Davies
Cardigan, Mwldan Cardigan* (Mwldan ward) Plaid Cymru John Adams-Lewis
Cardigan, Rhyd-y-Fuwch Cardigan* (Rhyd-y-Fuwch ward) Liberal Democrat Mark Cole
Cardigan, Teifi Cardigan* (Teifi ward) Plaid Cymru Catrin Miles
Ceulanamaesmawr Plaid Cymru Ellen ap Gwynn
Ciliau Aeron Plaid Cymru John Lumley
Faenor Faenor* Liberal Democrat John Roberts
Lampeter Lampeter Labour Robert George Harris
Independent John Ivor Williams
Llanarth Llanarth* Plaid Cymru Bryan Gareth Davies
Llanbadarn Fawr - Padarn Llanbadarn Fawr* (Padarn ward) Plaid Cymru Gareth Davies
Llanbadarn Fawr - Sulien Llanbadarn Fawr* (Sulien ward) Plaid Cymru Paul James
Llandyfriog Llandyfriog* Plaid Cymru Benjamin Towyn Evans
Llandysilio-gogo Independent Gareth Lloyd
Llandysul Town Llandysul (Trefol ward) Plaid Cymru Peter Evans
Llanfarian Llanfarian* Plaid Cymru Alun Lloyd Jones
Llanfihangel Ystrad
  • Llanfihangel Ystrad*
  • Nantcwnlle* (Nantcwnlle and Trefilan wards)
Plaid Cymru William Lynford Thomas
Llangeitho Independent Rhodri Evans
Llangybi Plaid Cymru Odwyn Davies
Llanrhystyd Liberal Democrat Rowland Rees-Evans
Llansantffraed Independent Dafydd Edwards
Llanwenog Independent Euros Davies
Lledrod Independent Ifan Davies
Melindwr Plaid Cymru Rhodri Davies
New Quay New Quay* Independent Gill Hopley
Penbryn Independent Gwyn James
Pen-parc Independent Haydn Lewis
Tirymynach Tirymynach Liberal Democrat Paul Hinge
Trefeurig Trefeurig* Independent Dai Mason
Tregaron Tregaron* Plaid Cymru Catherine Jane Hughes
Troedyraur Troedyraur* Independent Maldwyn Lewis
Ystwyth Liberal Democrat Rowland Jones

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-25. Retrieved 2010-05-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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