Haverfordwest Castle (electoral ward)

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Haverfordwest Castle
Electoral ward
Electoral wards in and surrounding the town of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.png
Ward locations within the town of Haverfordwest
Haverfordwest Castle is located in Pembrokeshire
Haverfordwest Castle
Haverfordwest Castle
Location within Pembrokeshire
Population2,301 (2011 census)
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHAVERFORDWEST
Postcode districtSA61
Dialling code+44-1437
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors1 (County)
3 (Town Council)
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°48′N 4°58′W / 51.80°N 4.97°W / 51.80; -4.97Coordinates: 51°48′N 4°58′W / 51.80°N 4.97°W / 51.80; -4.97

Haverfordwest Castle is the name of an electoral ward in Pembrokeshire, Wales.[1] It covers the centre of the town of Haverfordwest west of the river including the High Street, Winch Lane and north along Crowhill Road. It elects a councillor to Pembrokeshire County Council.

Castle ward also elects three community councillors to Haverfordwest Town Council.[2]

According to the 2011 UK Census the population of the ward was 2,301 (with 1,855 of voting age).[3]

County elections[edit]

At the May 2012 and May 2017 election the county council seat was retained by Thomas Tudor for Welsh Labour.[4][5] 2017 saw his wife Alison Tudor win the neighbouring Haverfordwest Prendergast seat.[5]

2017 Pembrokeshire County Council election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Baden Tudor 438
Independent Sally Williams 196
Conservative Kevin Lewis Davies 118
2012 Pembrokeshire County Council election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Baden Tudor 557
Conservative Sarah Marie Llewellyn 263

Cllr Thomas Tudor has been a Pembrokeshire County Councillor for the seat since 1995.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The County of Pembrokeshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998". Legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Councillors". Haverfordwest Town Council. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Haverfordwest: Castle 2011 Census Ward (1237327746)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  4. ^ "LIVE BLOG: Pembrokeshire County Council election count as it happens". South Wales Argus. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  5. ^ a b "All the results from the Pembrokeshire County Council elections as they happen". Western Telegraph. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Pembrokeshire County Council Election Results 1995-2012" (PDF). The Elections Centre. Retrieved 17 February 2018.