Cockett (electoral ward)
|City and County of Swansea Council|
|Ceremonial county||West Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament constituency||Swansea West|
|Welsh Assembly||Swansea West|
|1st: Ann Cook (Labour)|
|2nd: Andrew Jones (Labour)|
|3rd: Geraint Owens (Labour)|
|4th: Mitchell Theaker (Labour)|
|Population (2011 census)||13,362|
|Land area (2001)||8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi)|
The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Cadle, Cwmdu, Coedweig, Gendros, Gors, Fforestfach, Cockett and Waunarlwydd, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West. The community does not have its own community council. The ward is bounded by the wards of Kingsbridge and Penderry to the north; Cwmbwrla to the east; Townhill to the south east; Sketty and Killay North to the south; and Gowerton to the west.
2012 local council elections
The turnout for Cockett in the 2012 local council elections was 32.89%. The results were:
|Ann Cook||Labour||1949||Labour gain|
|Andrew Jones||Labour||1913||Labour gain|
|Geraint Owens||Labour||1707||Labour gain|
|Mitchell Theaker||Labour||1601||Labour gain|
|Dai Lloyd||Plaid Cymru||895|
|Nicola Holley||Liberal Democrat||728|
|Keith Morgan||Liberal Democrat||723|
|Jim Kelleher||Liberal Democrat||637|
|Hazel Morgan||Liberal Democrat||580|
|Patricia Sanderson||Plaid Cymru||533|
|Vanessa Webb||Plaid Cymru||498|
|Rhodri Thomas||Plaid Cymru||484|
Districts of Cockett
The suburb of Cockett is a residential area in the ward.
The suburb of Fforestfach lies immediately north of the suburb of Cockett.
The suburb of Waunarlwydd adjoins Fforestfach and Cockett to the West.