Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen (electoral ward)

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Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen
Population 2,827 (2001 census)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • Lynda Williams (Labour)
List of places
UK
Wales
Neath Port Talbot

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen is an electoral ward of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. The ward of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen along with the Lower Brynamman electoral ward makes up the parish of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen.

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen consists of some or all of the following settlements: Cwmgors, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen and Gwaun-Leision in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen consists of a built up area to the west and north, surrounded by farmland. The south eastern part of the ward consists of open moorland.

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen is bounded by the wards of Quarter Bach of Carmarthenshire to the north; Lower Brynamman and Cwmllynfell to the east; Pontardawe to the south; and Glanamman of Carmarthenshire to the west.

In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 37.72%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Lynda Williams Labour 484 Labour hold
Ron Williams Plaid Cymru 352

Coordinates: 51°47′04″N 3°52′44″W / 51.78443°N 3.87879°W / 51.78443; -3.87879