Penllergaer (electoral ward)

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Penllergaer Ward
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Area 6.01 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population 2,868 (2011 census)[1]
• Density 477/km2 (1,240/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • Wendy Fitzgerald (Independent)
List of places
UK
Wales
Swansea

Penllergaer is the name of an electoral ward (and a community) in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. Penllergaer has its own elected community council.

The electoral ward consists of Penllergaer, East and West, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. It is a mainly rural ward with grassland to the south and woodland to the north. It is bordered by the wards of Llangyfelach to the northeast; Penderry to the south; Kingsbridge to the south west; Gorseinon to the west, Penyrheol to the north west.

In the 2008 local council elections, the turnout for Penllergaer was 45.56%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Wendy Fitzgerald Independent 873 Independents hold
Nigel Mark Rees Labour 56
Paul Werner Sivertsen Conservative 48
Carol Smith Green Party 27

In the 2012 local council elections, the turnout for Penllergaer was 42.47%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Wendy Fitzgerald Independents 744 Independents hold
Tom Hoyles Labour 183
Lyndon Richard Jones Conservative 25

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Coordinates: 51°40′12″N 4°00′26″W / 51.66990°N 4.00709°W / 51.66990; -4.00709