Flintshire County Council

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Flintshire County Council is the unitary local authority for the present-day Welsh administrative county of Flintshire (not to be confused with the historic Flintshire), one of the administrative subdivisions of Wales.

Elections take place every four years. The last election was on 3 May 2012.

Political makeup[edit]

As of 2012, the council is governed by a coalition between Labour and a group of some of the Independents. Labour is the largest political group within the council, followed by the Independents, the Liberal Democrats, and the New Independents.

Current composition[edit]

Group affiliation[1] Members
Labour 31
  Independent
19
Conservative 8
Liberal Democrat 7
  Others
4
Plaid Cymru 1
 Total
70

Historic results[edit]

Year Independents Labour Liberal Democrats Conservatives Plaid Cymru
2008 26 22 11 9 1
2004 19 35 10 4 0
1999 18 42 7 1 2

Electoral divisions[edit]

The county borough is divided into 57 electoral wards returning 70 councillors. Few communities in Flintshire are coterminous with electoral wards. The following table lists council wards, communities and associated geographical areas. Communities with a community council are indicated with a '*':

Ward Communities (Parishes) Other geographic areas
Argoed Argoed* (East and South wards)
Aston Hawarden* (Aston ward)
Bagillt East Bagillt* (East and Merllyn wards)
Bagillt West Bagillt* (Central and West wards)
Broughton North East Broughton and Bretton* (East and North wards)
Broughton South Broughton and Bretton* (South ward)
Brynford
  • Brynford*
  • Halkyn* (Pentre Halkyn ward)
Buckley Bistre East Buckley (town)* (Bistre East ward)
Buckley Bistre West Buckley (town)* (Bistre West ward)
Buckley Mountain Buckley (town)* (Mountain ward)
Buckley Pentrobin Buckley (town)* (Pentrobin ward)
Caergwrle Hope* (Caergwrle ward)
Caerwys
Cilcain
Connah's Quay Central Connah's Quay (town)* (Central ward)
Connah's Quay Golftyn Connah's Quay (town)* (Golftyn ward)
Connah's Quay South Connah's Quay (town)* (South ward)
Connah's Quay Wepre Connah's Quay (town)* (Wepre ward)
Ewloe Hawarden* (Ewloe ward)
Ffynnongroyw Llanasa* (Ffynnongroyw ward)
Flint Castle Flint (town)* (Castle ward)
Flint Coleshill Flint (town)* (Coleshill ward)
Flint Oakenholt Flint (town)* (Oakenholt ward)
Flint Trelawny Flint (town)* (Trelawny ward)
Greenfield Holywell (town)* (Greenfield ward)
Gronant Llanasa* (Gronant ward)
Gwernaffield Gwernaffield*
Gwernymynydd
Halkyn Halkyn* (Halkyn, Rhesycae and Rhosesmor wards)
Hawarden Hawarden* (Hawarden ward)
Higher Kinnerton Higher Kinnerton*
Holywell Central Holywell (town)* (Central ward)
Holywell East Holywell (town)* (East ward)
Holywell West Holywell (town)* (West ward)
Hope Hope* (Hope ward)
Leeswood Leeswood*
Llanfynydd Llanfynydd*
Mancot Hawarden* (Mancot ward)
Mold Broncoed Mold (town)* (Broncoed ward)
Mold East Mold (town)* (East ward)
Mold South Mold (town)* (South ward)
Mold West Mold (town)* (West ward)
Mostyn Mostyn*
[New Brighton,] Argoed* (New Brighton and West wards)
Northop Northop*
Northop Hall Northop Hall*
Penyffordd Penyffordd*
Queensferry Queensferry*
Saltney Mold Junction Saltney* (Mold Junction ward)
Saltney Stonebridge Saltney* (Stonebridge ward)
Sealand Sealand*
Shotton East Shotton (town)* (East ward)
Shotton Higher Shotton (town)* (Higher ward)
Shotton West Shotton (town)* (West ward)
Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor
  • Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor*
  • Llanasa* (Axton ward)
Treuddyn Treuddyn*
Whitford Whitford*

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