Amroth (electoral ward)

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Amroth is the name of an electoral ward in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It covers the community of Amroth[1] which, as well as the village of Amroth included Summerhill, Stepaside, Pleasant Valley and Wiseman's Bridge and well as the hamlets at Llanteg and Llanteglos.

A ward of Pembrokeshire County Council since 1995 it was previously a ward of the former South Pembrokeshire District Council.

History[edit]

At the first election for the new Pembrokeshire County Council in 1995, a Liberal Democrat was elected unopposed.

Amroth 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ronald Young Cameron unopposed

The first contested election in 29 years took place in May 2008, when fifteen candidates put themselves forward for the nine council seats.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The County of Pembrokeshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998". Legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 29 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "First vote for almost three decade". Western Telegraph. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 29 October 2017.