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Llanishen is the name of an electoral ward in the north of Cardiff, capital city of Wales. It covers the communities of Llanishen and Thornhill (which was created from the northern half of Llanishen in 2016).

Llanishen ward
Community/Electoral ward
Cardiff ward location - Llanishen.png
Location of Llanishen ward within Cardiff
Population17,417 (2011 census)[1]
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCARDIFF
Postcode districtCF14
Dialling code+44-29
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors4
List of places
UK
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Llanishen is bordered to the north by the Lisvane ward, to the west by Rhiwbina, to the south by the Heath ward and to the southeast by Cyncoed.

The Llanishen ward elects four councillors to Cardiff Council. It has been represented by the Labour Party and the Conservative Party. Between 2014 and 2017 Llanishen councillor Phil Bale was the leader of Cardiff Council.[2]

ElectionsEdit

Representation 1973 – date [3][4]
Election Conservative    Labour   
2017 3 1
2012 1 3
2008 4 0
2004 4 0
1999 0 4
1995 1 3
1991 2 1
1987 3 0
1983 3 0
1979 6 0
  Conservative Ratepayer
1976 5 1
1973 6 0

Cardiff CouncilEdit

2017 Cardiff Council election [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Shaun Michael Jenkins 2,890 12%  
Labour Co-op Phillip David Bale * 2,805 11%  
Conservative John Gustaf Lancaster 2,804 11%  
Conservative Thomas Alexander Parkhill 2,528 10%  
Labour Co-op Garry Hunt * 2,523 10%
Conservative Daniel Pablo Ruff 2,383 10%
Labour Co-op Jacqueline Margarete Jones 2,282 9%
Labour Co-op Masudah Ali 2,254 9%
Plaid Cymru Lona Roberts 666 3%
Liberal Democrat Karl Anthony Mudd 593 3%
Liberal Democrat Sarah Elizabeth Bridges 575 2%
Liberal Democrat Anabella Rees 543 2%
Green Michael David Cope 528 2%
Liberal Democrat Robert Miles Godfrey 449 2%
UKIP Lawrence Gwynn 323 1%
UKIP Crispin Anthony John 240 1%
UKIP Vivian Evans 220 1%
UKIP John Hill 180 1%
Turnout 50%

* = sitting councillor prior to the election

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Llanishen - Key Stats". UKcensusdata.com. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
  2. ^ "Phil Bale named as new leader of Cardiff council's Labour group and is set to be new leader of city's council". Wales Online. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
  3. ^ "Cardiff Council Election Results 1995-2012" (PDF). The Elections Centre (Plymouth University). Retrieved 2018-01-18.
  4. ^ "Cardiff Welsh District Council Election Results 1973-1991" (PDF). The Elections Centre (Plymouth University). Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  5. ^ "Election results for Llanishen - Cardiff Council Elections 2017 - Thursday, 4th May, 2017". Cardiff Council. Retrieved 2018-01-12.