Penclawdd (electoral ward)

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Penclawdd Ward
Wm swansea penclawdd.jpg
Area 14.27 km2 (5.51 sq mi)
Population 3,635 (2011 census)
• Density 255/km2 (660/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Mark Thomas (Labour)
List of places

Penclawdd is an electoral ward in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. It is named after the village of Penclawdd, which falls within the ward.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Blue Anchor, Penclawdd, Llanmorlais, Crofty and Wernffrwd in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. The ward is mainly rural and is fairly sparsely populated. It is bounded by Gower to the south west, and Fairwood; Gowerton to the east and the Loughor estuary to the north.

For the 2012 local council elections, the turnout was 46.58%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Mark Thomas Labour 819 Labour gain
David Tucker Independent 493
Carole Hyde Conservatives 89

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Coordinates: 51°38′05″N 4°06′40″W / 51.63481°N 4.11103°W / 51.63481; -4.11103