Neath East

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Neath East
Population6,401 (2011 census)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • Sheila Penry (Labour)
  • John Miller (Labour)
  • Sandra Miller (Labour)
List of places
UK
Wales
Neath Port Talbot

Neath East is an electoral ward of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. Neath East falls within the community of Neath.

Neath East includes some or all of the neighbourhoods of Melincryddan, Pencaerau, Penrhiwtyn in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. It is bounded by the wards of Coedffranc Central to the northwest; Dyffryn and Neath North to the north; Neath South and Cimla to the east; and Briton Ferry West and Briton Ferry East to the south.

The ward contains marshland to the west, an industrial and residential area in the middle and grassland and woodland to the east.

Election results[edit]

In the 2017 local council elections, the results were:[1]

Candidate Party Votes Status
Sheila Penry Labour 587 Labour hold
Sandra Miller Labour 575 Labour hold
John Miller Labour 527 Labour hold
Breandan MacCathail Plaid Cymru 375
Paul Sambrook Plaid Cymru 337
Dani Robertson Plaid Cymru 294
Nicky Boyce Conservative 253
Ian Thomas Independent 232
Shaz Hughes Independent 230
Robert Harris Conservative 173

In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 27.15%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Sheila Penry Labour 905 Labour hold
John Miller Labour 826 Labour hold
Sandra Miller Labour 808 Labour hold
Breandan MacCathail Plaid Cymru 452
Gareth Thomas Plaid Cymru 391
Philippa Jane Edwards Plaid Cymru 365

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election results for Neath East: County Borough Council - Ordinary Elections - Thursday, 4th May, 2017". Neath Port Talbot Council. Retrieved 14 February 2019.

Coordinates: 51°39′02″N 3°48′50″W / 51.65056°N 3.81398°W / 51.65056; -3.81398