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Local Election Results 2008

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Merthyr Tydfil

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Consolidated results — Merthyr Tydfil 2008

Party Votes Percent Seats
Independent 8583 42.4% 16
Labour 6689 33.0% 8
Liberal Democrat 3248 16.0% 6
Merthyr Independents 1108 5.5% 3
Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales 544 2.7% 0
Communist Party of Britain 86 0.4% 0

Bedlinog (2) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Leighton Smart Ind 752 65.6%
Gareth Jones Ind 671
Helen Thomas Lab 237 20.7%
Terence Murphy LD 157 13.7%
Ian Thomas Lab 118

Cyfarthfa (3) [3 Merthyr gains from People Before Politics]

Leslie Elliott Merthyr 1108 46.3%
Stephen Brown Merthyr 933
Malcolm Connolly Merthyr 784
Matthew Owen Lab 586 24.5%
Margaret Davies Lab 533
Steve Morgan Ind 422 17.6%
Maxwell Kitcher LD 276 11.5%

Dowlais (4) [2 Ind gains from People Before Politics]

William Rogers Ind 1093 54.7%
Raymond Thomas Lab 906 45.3%
Phillip Williams Lab 841
Julian Amos Ind 815
John Pritchard Ind 666
Thomas Lewis Lab 560
Lyndon Samuel Lab 526

Y Gurnos
Gurnos (4) [2 Ind gains from Lab]

Clive Tovey Ind 610 55.5%
Adam Brown Ind 603
David Phillips Lab 489 44.5%
William Smith Lab 481
Laurence Howells Ind 478
Allan Davies Lab 443
David Jarrett Lab 383

Bro Merthyr
Merthyr Vale (2)

Jeffrey Edwards Ind 840 64.6%
Brian Mansbridge Lab 460 35.4%
Maureen Hughes Ind 459

Y Parc
Park (3)

Brendan Toomey Lab 1000 63.6%
Clive Jones Lab 950
Christopher Barry Lab 867
James Stanfield Ind 572 36.4%

Penydarren (3) [1 Ind gain from People Before Politics]

Allan Jones Ind 942 72.4%
Neil Greer Ind 715
Christopher Davies Ind 606
Clive Barsi Ind 551
Jillian Richards Lab 360 27.6%
James Davies Lab 345
Sheila Davies Lab 253

Plymouth (3) [2 LD gains from Lab, 1 Ind gain from Lab]

Brent Carter LD 936 35.9%
Kevin O'Connor LD 906
Derek Games Ind 854 32.8%
Harvey Jones Lab 817 31.3%
John Pappas LD 649
Ronald Clark Lab 644
Alec Clark Lab 418

Y Dref
Town (4) [3 LD gains from People Before Politics, 1 LD gain from Lab]

Amy Kitcher LD 1610 46.5%
Kurt Morgan LD 1035
Gareth Lewis LD 1025
Robert Griffin LD 1021
Ian Clark Lab 657 19.0%
Mark Elliott Lab 657
Andrew Barry Ind 649 18.8%
David Jones Lab 572
William Thomas PC 544 15.7%
Byron Thomas Lab 471

Treharris (3) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Richard Thomas Ind 1056 53.6%
Glenn Price Ind 881
Paul Smithers Ind 817
Gareth Watkins Lab 646 32.8%
Ernest Galsworthy Lab 516
Ann-Marie Moran Lab 508
Ann Kitcher LD 269 13.6%

Y Faenor
Vaynor (2)

Howard Barrett Ind 793 56.2%
Lisa Mytton Ind 617
Stephen Jackson Lab 531 37.7%
Alan Baynham Ind 392
Richard Evans Comm 86 6.1%

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