Sunday, May 04, 2008

Neath Port Talbot election results 2008

The councillors elected, party affiliation and change from 2004 are as follows:

Aberavon
Jeffrey Dinham (SDP)
John Sullivan (SDP)
Tony Taylor (SDP)
no change

Aberdulais
Doreen Jones (Labour)
no change

Alltwen
David Lewis (Labour)
no change

Baglan
Juliet Hopkins (Labour)
Peter Richards (Labour)
John Tallamy (Ratepayers)
Returned unopposed - two Labour gains from Ratepayers

Blaengwrach
Alf Siddley (Labour)
Labour gain from Plaid

Briton Ferry East
Colin Morgan (Labour)
no change

Briton Ferry West
Hugh James (Labour)
no change

Bryn and Cwmavon
Marian Lewis (Labour)
Brin Roblin (Independent)
Ivor Williams (Labour)
no change

Bryncoch North
John Bryant (Plaid)
no change

Bryncoch South
Janice Dudley (Plaid)
Tony Wyn-Jones (Plaid)
no change

Cadoxton
Frank Little (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour

Cimla
Des Sparkes (Liberal Democrat)
John Warman (Liberal Democrat)
One Liberal Democrat gain from Labour

Coeddfranc Central
Arthur Davies (Labour)
Betsan Richards (Independent)
One Independent gain from Labour

Coedffranc North
Keith Davies (Liberal Democrat)
no change

Coedffranc West
Harry Bebell (Labour)
no change

Crynant
William Morgan (Plaid)
no change

Cwmllynfell
Cliff Richards (Labour)
Returned unopposed - no change

Cymmer
Scott Jones (Labour)
Labour gain from Ratepayers

Dyffryn
Martyn Peters (Plaid)
no change

Glyncorrwg
Glyn Rawlings (Labour)
no change

Glynneath
Horace Lewis (Plaid)
Del Morgan (Plaid)
no change

Godre'rgraig
Rosalyn Davies (Plaid)
Plaid gain from Labour

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen
Lynda Williams (Labour)
no change

Gwynfi
Jane Jones (Labour)
no change

Lower Brynamman
Arwyn Woolcock (Labour)
Returned unopposed - no change

Margam
Stan Mason (Labour)
Labour gain from Ratepayers

Neath East
John Miller (Labour)
Sandra Miller (Labour)
Sheila Perry (Labour)
no change

Neath North
Derek Vaughan (Labour)
Manny Loaring (Labour)
no change

Neath South
Mal Gunter (Labour)
Peter Rees (Labour)
no change

Onllwyn
Alun Thomas (Labour)
no change

Pelenna
Lance Whiteley (Labour)
no change

Pontardawe
Mike James (Labour)
Linet Purcell (Plaid)
no change

Port Talbot
Ian James (Labour)
Dennis Keogh (Ratepayers)
Andrew Tutton (Ratepayers)
One Labour gain from Ratepayers

Resolven
Des Davies (Labour)
no change

Rhos
Marcia Spooner (Plaid)
Plaid gain from Labour

Sandfields East
Colin Crowley (Labour)
Lella James (Independent)
Ted Latham (Labour)
no change

Sandfields West
Olga Jones (Labour)
Pam Thomas (Labour)
Len Willis (Labour)
no change

Seven Sisters
Stephen Hunt (Independent)
Independent gain from Labour

Taibach
John Rogers (Labour)
Anthony Taylor (Labour)
One Labour gain from Ratepayers

Tonna
Bill Walters (Independent)
no change

Trebanos
Andrea Davies (Labour)
no change

Ystalyfera
Alun Llewellyn (Plaid)
no change

Overall changes
Liberal Democrats +2
Plaid +1
Independents +2
Labour +1
Ratepayers -6

There is also a welcome, albeit slight, correction to the gender ratio, with Linet Purcell, Rosalyn Davies and Marcia Spooner (all Plaid) and Andrea Davies (Labour) taking over from men.

We'll leave it to the genuine political anoraks to dig out the figures and publish the %age swings in the vote!
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