Pennard (electoral ward)

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Pennard Ward
Area 11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population 2,688 (2011 census)
• Density 231/km2 (600/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Lynda James (Independent)
List of places

Pennard is the name of an electoral ward in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following places: Bishopston, Fairwood Common, Kittle, Parkmill, Pennard and Southgate in the parliamentary constituency of Gower.

Pennard is bounded by the wards of Gower to the west; Fairwood to the north and Bishopston to the east. The Bristol Channel borders Pennard to the south.

For electoral purposes, Pennard is divided into the polling districts of Southgate and Kittle. Pennard returns one councillor to the City and County of Swansea council. It is currently[when?] represented by Lynda James (Independent).

Part of Three Cliffs Bay falls within the ward.

In the 2012 local council elections, the voter turnout was 52.31%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Lynda James Independent 442 Independents gain from Tories
Peter Lanfear Independent 215
Patrick Morgan Conservative 211
Terry Scales Labour 131
Arthur Rogers Plaid Cymru 116
Andrew Thomas Liberal Democrats 35

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Coordinates: 51°34′20″N 4°05′37″W / 51.57217°N 4.09370°W / 51.57217; -4.09370