Camrose, Pembrokeshire (electoral ward)

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Location of the Camrose ward within Pembrokshire

Camrose is the name of an electoral ward in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The ward consists of the communities of Camrose and Nolton and Roch. The community of Camrose consists of part of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

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

According to the UK 2011 Census the population of the Camrose ward was 2,565 (with 2,148 of these of voting age).[1]

Camrose councillor Jamie Adams was leader of Pembrokeshire County Council from May 2012[2] until the May 2017 elections.

County elections[edit]

At the first election for the new Pembrokeshire County Council in 1995, an Independent, previously a member of Preseli Pembrokeshire District Council was elected.[3]

Camrose 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent James Desmond Edward Codd* unopposed
Independent hold Swing

At the second election, in 1999 the Conservative Party fielded candidates in Pembrokeshire for the first time but they were heavily defeated in Camrose.[4]

Camrose 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent James Desmond Edward Codd* 803 72.9 +72.9
Conservative David Loosemore 298 27.1 +27.1
Majority 505 45.8
Independent hold Swing

At the third election, in 2004 Desmond Codd stood down and Jamie Adams was elected in a four cornered contest.[5]

Camrose 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent James Llewellyn Adams 572 46.8 +46.8
Independent Roger James Mathias 362 29.6 +29.6
Liberal Democrat Karen Smith 181 14.8 +14.8
Independent Jean Mary Jones 106 8.7 +8.7
Majority 210 17.2
Independent hold Swing

Adams was returned unopposed in 2008.[6]

Camrose 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent James Llewellyn Adams* unopposed
Independent hold Swing

In 2012, Adams was again returned unopposed.[7]

Camrose 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent James Llewellyn Adams* unopposed
Independent hold Swing

At the May 2017 elections Adams was elected again after another four cornered contest.[8]

Camrose 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jamie Adams* 448
Independent Nicky Watts 358
Conservative Jonathan Twigg 275
Plaid Cymru Kay Dearing 135
Independent hold Swing

* = sitting councillor prior to the election

References[edit]

  1. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Camrose 2011 Census Ward (1237328240)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  2. ^ ""Grave concerns" over troubled Pembrokeshire Council's child safeguarding issues". Wales Online. 12 June 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Election Results". Western Mail. 6 May 1995.
  4. ^ "Results". Western Mail. 8 May 1999.
  5. ^ "County Council election results". Western Telegraph. 16 June 2004.
  6. ^ "County Councillors Results, 1st May 2008". Pembrokeshire County Council. Retrieved 20 December 2013.
  7. ^ "County Council Elections 2012". Pembrokeshire County Council. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  8. ^ "All the results from the Pembrokeshire County Council elections as they happen". Western Telegraph. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2018.