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Local Elections 2017

  • Labour retains overall control of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council
  • Labour lost its majority in Bridgend, the stronghold of First Minister and Welsh Labour leader Carwyn Jones
  • Labour retain control of Cardiff, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Newport and Torfaen
  • Merthyr, one of the first parties to declare during the early hours, lost its council leader to independents as did Blaenau Gwent.
  • Conservatives won overall control in Monmouthshire.
  • Vale of Glamorgan just 1 short of a majority for the Conservatives, meaning there’s still no overall control

All results have been declared across RCT

Total – 75 seats

47 – Welsh Labour
18 – Plaid Cymru
4 – Independent
4 – Conservative

1 – Liberal Democrat
1 – Cynon Valley Party

(Note – for some areas below, there are more than 1 representative)


Friday 5th May 2017 results by area

County council results – Updated here as/when

  1. Rhigos – Labour
  2. Hirwaun – Plaid
  3. Pen-Y-Waun – Labour
  4. Llwydcoed/Aberdare West – Labour
  5. Aberdare East – Labour
  6. Treherbert – Plaid
  7. Treorchy – Plaid
  8. Maerdy – Labour
  9. Aberaman North – Labour
  10. Cwmbach – Labour
  11. Pentre – Plaid
  12. FerndaleLabour / Independent
  13. Aberaman South – Labour
  14. Mountain Ash West – Labour
  15. Mountain Ash East – Plaid
  16. Ystrad – Plaid
  17. Tylorstown – Labour
  18. Ynysybwl – Labour
  19. Penrhiwceiber – Labour / Cynon Valley Party
  20. Abercynon – Labour
  21. Cwm Clydach – Labour
  22. Llwyn-y-pia – Labour
  23. Tonypandy – Labour
  24. Trealaw – Labour
  25. Ynyshir – Plaid
  26. Pen-y-Graig – Plaid
  27. Porth – Plaid
  28. Rhondda – Labour
  29. Pontypridd Town – Plaid
  30. Glyncoch – Labour
  31. Cilfynydd – Independent
  32. Trallwn – Liberal Democrats
  33. Gilfach Goch – Labour
  34. Tonyrefail West – Labour
  35. Tonyrefail East – Labour / Plaid
  36. Cymmer – Labour
  37. Graig – Labour
  38. Treforest – Labour
  39. Brynna – Labour
  40. Llanharan – Labour
  41. Talbot Green – Labour
  42. Llantrisant Town – Labour
  43. Beddau – Labour
  44. Tyn-y-nant – Labour
  45. Llantwit Fardre – Conservative
  46. Church Village – Labour
  47. Tonteg – Independent / Conservative
  48. Hawthorn – Labour
  49. Rhydyfelin Central – Labour
  50. Taffs Well – Labour
  51. Llanharry – Independent
  52. Pontyclun – Labour / Conservative

There are 1,254 council seats up for grabs as elections take place in all of Wales’ 22 county and borough councils.