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Local Election Results 2008

Tor-faen
Torfaen

Two Labour councillors were elected unopposed.

PV = Peoples Voice

Other results for Torfaen: 2004 2012 2017

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Consolidated results — Torfaen 2008

Party Votes Percent Seats
Labour 10493 34.9% 18
Independent 8709 28.9% 13
Conservative 3603 12.0% 5
People's Voice 2511 8.3% 3
Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales 2416 8.0% 3
Liberal Democrat 1847 6.1% 2
Green Party 446 1.5% 0
British National Party 59 0.2% 0

Abersychan (3) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Ray Williams Ind 1148 46.7%
Gwyneira Clark Lab 862 35.1%
Wayne Tomlinson Ind 810
John Burgess Ind 734
Kenneth Clark Lab 725
Jean Church Lab 465
Owen Clarke Grn 446 18.2%

Blaenafon
Blaenavon (3) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Tom Huish Ind 1184 48.3%
Stuart Evans Ind 1142
Brian Whitcombe Ind 851
Pauline Whitcombe Ind 709
Claire Higgins LD 639 26.0%
Neil Lewis Lab 630 25.7%
Lewis Evans Lab 285

Bryn-wern
Brynwern [PV gain from Lab]

Brian Mathews PV 291 54.0%
Leonard Constance Lab 248 46.0%

Coed Efa
Coed Eva [PC gain from Lab]

Fiona Cross PC 411 64.6%
Alison Oates Lab 225 35.4%

Gogledd Croesyceiliog
Croesyceiliog North (2)

Richard Clark Lab unop.
Sarah Richards Lab unop.

De Croesyceiliog
Croesyceiliog South

Marlene Thomas Lab 371 57.1%
Richard Overton C 279 42.9%

Cwmynysgoi
Cwmyniscoy [PV gain from Lab]

Doug Jones PV 232 52.1%
Neil Waite Lab 213 47.9%

Fairwater (2) [1 PC gain from Lab]

Jeff Rees PC 903 64.7%
Phil Seabourne Lab 492 35.3%
Bill King Lab 450

Greenmeadow (2) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Bob Wellington Lab 493 36.5%
Catherine Lewis Ind 490 36.3%
Rose Seabourne Lab 428
Yvonne Balakrishnan PC 367 27.2%

Llantarnam (2) [PC and C gain from Ind and Lab]

Maria Graham PC 735 33.1%
Paul Williams C 569 25.6%
Barbara Ryan Lab 422 19.0%
Vic Clayton Lab 364
Graham Pitt Ind 271 12.2%
Pete Osborne PV 224 10.1%

Gogledd Llanyrafon
Llanyrafon North [LD gain from Lab]

Veronica German LD 420 50.4%
Glyn Caron Lab 354 42.5%
Tony King BNP 59 7.1%

De Llanyrafon
Llanyrafon South

Margaret Pead C 727 64.9%
Tom Croke Lab 394 35.1%

New Inn (3) [3 C gains from Lab]

David James C 977 31.9%
Raymond Mills C 913
Graham Smith C 813
Granville Huish Ind 805 26.3%
Helen Ford Lab 667 21.8%
John Turner Lab 630
Derek Saunders PV 609 19.9%
Maurice Morgan Lab 570

Panteg (3) [1 Lab gain from LD]

Kathleen Williams LD 788 29.6%
Norma Parrish Lab 746 28.0%
Cynthia Beynon Lab 698
David Yeowell Lab 697
Brenda Edwards LD 696
Russell Jones Ind 690 25.9%
Brian Lovelock LD 621
Ian Smyth C 439 16.5%

Pontnewydd (3) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Aneurin James Lab 861 39.5%
Peter Cathcart Ind 706 32.4%
Brian Mawby Lab 698
Sian Tulloch Lab 668
Louise Laurie C 612 28.1%

Pontnewynydd

Ron Jones Ind 215 46.4%
Joyce Gregory Ind 165 35.6%
Trevor Neatherway Lab 83 17.9%

Pont-y-pŵl
Pontypool [Ind gain from Lab]

Fred Wildgust Ind 291 52.1%
Lyn Irwin Lab 171 30.6%
Anthony Hewitt PV 97 17.4%

St Cadocs a Phen-y-garn
St Cadocs and Penygarn [Lab gain from Ind]

Neil Mason Lab 242 42.0%
Ian Williams PV 228 39.6%
Cynthia Howells Ind 106 18.4%

Llanfihangel Llantarnam
St Dials (2) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Elizabeth Haynes Ind 684 59.6%
Julianna Biggs Lab 463 40.4%
Mervyn Reece Lab 428

Snatchwood [PV gain from Lab]

Tom Gould PV 372 56.9%
Barry Taylor Lab 282 43.1%

Trefddyn
Trevethin (2)

Lewis Jones Lab 452 58.6%
John Marshall Lab 333
Shane Taylor PV 319 41.4%

Two Locks (3) [1 Ind gain from Lab]

Ronald Burnett Ind 957 50.3%
Colette Thomas Lab 944 49.7%
Alastair Cunnington Ind 897
Stuart Cameron Lab 780
Stuart Smith Lab 600

Cwmbrân
Upper Cwmbran (3)

John Cunningham Lab 718 60.1%
Mary Barnett Lab 669
Robert Jones Lab 549
Paul Hughes Ind 477 39.9%

Waunfelin
Wainfelin [Ind gain from Lab]

Mike Jeremiah Ind 520 63.5%
Yvonne Warren Lab 160 19.5%
Mike Harrington PV 139 17.0%

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