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Conwy County Borough Council

Conwy County Borough Council
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Official Website http://www.conwy.gov.uk/

Conwy County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy) is the governing body for Conwy County Borough, one of the unitary authority areas of Wales.

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Political makeupEdit

Elections take place every four to five years. The last election was 4 May 2017,[1] and is currently governed by a coalition consisting of the Conservatives, the Independent Group, the Independent Party alongside the Liberal Democrats providing supply & confidence. The Independent Party was created by the three unaffiliated councillors within the cabinet in March 2018.

Current compositionEdit

Group affiliation[2] Members
Conservative 16
  Conwy First Independent Group
13
Labour 8
Plaid Cymru 8
  Independent
7
Liberal Democrat 4
  Plaid Annibynnol
3
 Total
59

Historical resultsEdit

Year Conservatives Plaid Cymru Labour Liberal Democrats Independents
2017[3] 16 10 8 4 21
2012[4] 13 12 10 5 19
2008[5] 22 12 7 4 14
2004[6] 12 10 12 6 19
1999[6] 5 7 19 14 14
1995[6] 8 2 18 18 13

Electoral divisionsEdit

The county borough is divided into 38 electoral wards returning 59 councillors. Few communities in Conwy are coterminous with electoral wards. The following table lists council wards, communities and associated geographical areas. Communities with a community council are indicated with a '*':

Ward [7] County
Councillors
Communities (and community wards) Other geographic areas
Abergele Pensarn 1 Abergele (town)* (Pensarn ward)
Betws-y-Coed 1
Betws yn Rhos 1
Bryn 1 Llanfairfechan (town)* (Bryn and Lafan wards)
Caerhun 1
Capelulo 1 Penmaenmawr (town)* (Capelulo ward)
Colwyn 2 part of the community of Old Colwyn
Conwy 2 Conwy (town)* (Aberconwy and Castle wards)
Craig-y-Don 2 Llandudno (town)* (Craig-y-Don ward)
Crwst 1 Llanrwst (town)* (Crwst ward)
Deganwy 2 Conwy (town)* (Deganwy ward)
Eglwysbach 1
Eirias 2 Part of the Community of Old Colwyn
Gele 3 Abergele (town)* (Gele and St George wards)
Glyn 2 Part of the Community of Colwyn Bay
Gogarth 2 Llandudno (town)* (Gogarth ward)
Gower 1 Llanrwst (Gower ward)
Kinmel Bay 3 Kinmel Bay and Towyn* (Kinmel Bay ward)
Llanddulas 1 Llanddulas and Rhyd-y-Foel*
Llandrillo yn Rhos 4 Rhos-on-Sea
Llangernyw 1
Llansanffraid 1 Llansanffraid Glan Conwy*
Llansannan 1
Llysfaen 1 Llysfaen*
Marl 2 Conwy (town)* (Marl ward)
Mochdre 1 Mochdre
Mostyn 2 Llandudno (town)* (Mostyn ward)
Pandy 1 Llanfairfechan* (Pandy ward)
Pant-yr-afon/Penmaenan 1 Penmaenmawr* (Pant-yr-afon and Penmaenan wards)
Penrhyn 2 Llandudno (town)* (Penrhyn ward)
Pensarn 1 Conwy (town)* (Pensarn ward)
Pentre Mawr 2 Abergele (town)* (Pentre Mawr ward)
Rhiw 3 Part of the Community of Colwyn Bay
Towyn 1 Kinmel Bay and Towyn* (Towyn ward)
Trefriw 1
Tudno 2 Llandudno (town)* (Tudno ward)
Uwch Conwy 1
Uwchaled 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Local Elections May 2017 - Thursday, 4 May 2017, Conwy County Borough Council. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  2. ^ Your Councillors by Party, Conwy County Borough Council. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
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  6. ^ a b c Conwy County Borough Council Election Results 1995-2012, The Elections Centre.
  7. ^ "Local Elections May 2017 - Thursday, 4 May 2017". Conwy County Borough Council. Retrieved 6 March 2018.

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