West Cross (electoral ward)

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West Cross ward
City and County of Swansea Council
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Principal locality West Cross
Principal area Swansea
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament constituency Gower
Welsh Assembly Gower
Councillors
1st: Mark Clive Child (Labour)
2nd: Desmond Wilfred William Thomas (Labour)
Numbers
Coordinates SS6189
Population (2011 census) 6,448
Land area (2001) 2.48 km2 (0.96 sq mi)

West Cross is the name of an electoral ward in the Mumbles community and a suburb in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. The ward falls within the Mumbles community.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Manselfield, Norton, West Cross, Mumbles and Newton, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. It is bordered by the wards of Mayals to the north; Swansea Bay to the east; Oystermouth and Newton to the south; and Bishopston to the west.

The turnout for the 2008 local council elections for West Cross was 47.19%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Mark Clive Child Labour 1050 Labour hold
Desmond Wilfred William Thomas Labour 1034 Labour hold
Elaine Hughes Conservatives 894
Philip Joel Swinnerton Conservatives 771
Simon Hugh Arthur Liberal Democrats 440
William Keith Jones Liberal Democrats 377
Marion Williams Green Party 187
Erica Georgina Powell Green Party 144

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Coordinates: 51°34′58″N 4°00′27″W / 51.58267°N 4.00758°W / 51.58267; -4.00758