Milford Central

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Milford Central
Electoral ward
Electoral wards in and surrounding the town of Milford Haven, Pembrokshire.png
Ward locations within the town of Milford Haven
Milford Central is located in Pembrokeshire
Milford Central
Milford Central
Location within Pembrokeshire
Population2,003 (2011 census)
Principal area
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSA73
Dialling code+44-1646
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
Councillors1 (County)
3 (Town Council)
List of places
51°42′50″N 5°01′55″W / 51.714°N 5.032°W / 51.714; -5.032Coordinates: 51°42′50″N 5°01′55″W / 51.714°N 5.032°W / 51.714; -5.032

Milford Central is the name of an electoral ward in Pembrokeshire, Wales.[1] It covers the central area of the town of Milford Haven including Pill and Milford Haven Docks. It elects a county councillor to Pembrokeshire County Council and three town councillors to Milford Haven Town Council.[2]

According to the 2011 UK Census the population of the ward was 2,003 (with 1,658 of voting age).[3]

County elections[edit]

At the May 2017 county election the sitting former Plaid Cymru councillor Stephen Joseph successfully defended his seat but by only 3 votes.[4][5]

2017 Pembrokeshire County Council election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Stephen Joseph 137
Independent Lynne Turner 134
Labour Charles Davies 118
Conservative Tony Miles 113
Independent Meurig Caffrey 40

At the 2012 county election the long-standing independent councillor Anne Hughes lost her seat on Pembrokeshire County Council to the Plaid Cymru candidate.[6] Hughes had been elected the chairman of the County Council in May 2009.[7]

2012 Pembrokeshire County Council election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru Stephen Glanville Joseph 421
Independent Anne Hughes 224
Independent Tony Miles 48

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The County of Pembrokeshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998". Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Central Ward". Milford Haven Town Council. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  3. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Milford: Central 2011 Census Ward (1237327758)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  4. ^ "All the results from the Pembrokeshire County Council elections as they happen". Western Telegraph. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  5. ^ Sinclair, Thomas (13 September 2013). "Joseph's Dreamcoat in Tatters". The Pembrokeshire Herald. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  6. ^ "LIVE BLOG: Pembrokeshire County Council election count as it happens". South Wales Argus. 4 May 2012. Archived from the original on 7 November 2017. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  7. ^ "County council elects second woman chairman". Narberth & Whitland Observer. 15 May 2009. Retrieved 29 October 2017.