Conwy County Borough Council

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Conwy County Borough Council
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Conwy County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy) is the governing body for Conwy County Borough, one of the unitary authority areas of Wales.

Political makeup[edit]

Elections take place every four to five years. The last election was 4th May 2017 [8], and is currently governed by a coalition consisting of the Conservatives, the Independent Group, and the 3 ungrouped councillors, with the Liberal Democrats providing supply & confidence.

Current composition[edit]

Group affiliation[1] Members
Conservative 16
  Conwy First Independent Group
Labour 8
Plaid Cymru 7
Liberal Democrat 4
  No Group

Historical results[edit]

Year Conservatives Plaid Cymru Labour Liberal Democrats Independents
2017[2] 16 10 8 4 21
2012[3] 13 12 10 5 19
2008[4] 22 12 7 4 14
2004[5] 12 10 12 6 19
1999[6] 5 7 19 14 14
1995[7] 8 2 18 18 13

Electoral divisions[edit]

The county borough is divided into 38 electoral wards returning 59 councillors. Few communities in Conwy 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
Abergele Pensarn Abergele (town)* (Pensarn ward)
Betws yn Rhos
Bryn Llanfairfechan (town)* (Bryn and Lafan wards)
Capelulo Penmaenmawr (town)* (Capelulo ward)
Colwyn part of the community of Old Colwyn
Conwy Conwy (town)* (Aberconwy and Castle wards)
Craig-y-Don Llandudno (town)* (Craig-y-Don ward)
Crwst Llanrwst (town)* (Crwst ward)
Deganwy Conwy (town)* (Deganwy ward)
Eirias Part of the Community of Old Colwyn
Gele Abergele (town)* (Gele and St George wards)
Glyn Part of the Community of Colwyn Bay
Gogarth Llandudno (town)* (Gogarth ward)
Gower Llanrwst (Gower ward)
Kinmel Bay Kinmel Bay and Towyn* (Kinmel Bay ward)
Llanddulas Llanddulas and Rhyd-y-Foel*
Llandrillo yn Rhos Rhos-on-Sea
Llansanffraid Llansanffraid Glan Conwy*
Llysfaen Llysfaen*
Marl Conwy (town)* (Marl ward)
Mochdre Mochdre
Mostyn Llandudno (town)* (Mostyn ward)
Pandy Llanfairfechan* (Pandy ward)
Pant-yr-afon/Penmaenan Penmaenmawr* (Pant-yr-afon and Penmaenan wards)
Penrhyn Llandudno (town)* (Penrhyn ward)
Pensarn Conwy (town)* (Pensarn ward)
Pentre Mawr Abergele (town)* (Pentre Mawr ward)
Rhiw Part of the Community of Colwyn Bay
Towyn Kinmel Bay and Towyn* (Towyn ward)
Tudno Llandudno (town)* (Tudno ward)
Uwch Conwy


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