Milford Hakin

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Milford Hakin
Electoral ward
Electoral wards in and surrounding the town of Milford Haven, Pembrokshire.png
Ward locations within the town of Milford Haven
Milford Hakin is located in Pembrokeshire
Milford Hakin
Milford Hakin
Location within Pembrokeshire
Population2,239 (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′43″N 5°02′49″W / 51.712°N 5.047°W / 51.712; -5.047Coordinates: 51°42′43″N 5°02′49″W / 51.712°N 5.047°W / 51.712; -5.047

Milford Hakin is the name of an electoral ward in Pembrokeshire, Wales.[1] It covers the Hakin area of the Milford Haven community, to the west of Milford Haven Docks. It elects a councillor to Pembrokeshire County Council and three councillors to Milford Haven Town Council.[2]

According to the 2011 UK Census the population of the ward was 2,239 (with 1,817 of voting age).[3]

Prior to 1996 the ward for elections to Dyfed County Council was simply called Hakin.[4]

County elections[edit]

At the May 2012 and May 2017 election the sitting Independent councillor Mike Stoddart successfully defended his seat. His wife Viv Stoddart won the neighbouring Milford Hubberston seat.[5]

2017 Pembrokeshire County Council election[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mike Stoddart * 336
Labour Jon Thrower 225
Independent David Warrell 78
Independent William Elliott 61
Independent Rhys Williams 31
2012 Pembrokeshire County Council election[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mike Stoddart * 478
Conservative Rhys Williams 136
2008 Pembrokeshire County Council election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Robert Michael Stoddart * 432 56.5
Independent Eric Ronald Harries 253 33.1
Conservative Fiona Birt-Llewellin 80 10.5

* = sitting councillor prior to the election

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The County of Pembrokeshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998". Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Hakin Ward". Milford Haven Town Council. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  3. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Milford: Hakin 2011 Census Ward (1237327760)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  4. ^ The County of Dyfed (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1988. Statutory Instruments. 1988. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  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. ^ "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.