Wrexham County Borough Council

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Wrexham County Borough Council is the governing body for Wrexham (county borough), one of the administrative subdivisions of Wales.

Governance and political composition[edit]

28 of the Council's 52 councillors are independent of any political party. Labour remains the strongest party with 13 councillors, down from 23 after a group of ten Labour councillors quit the Labour party in September 2014.[1] Two previously independent councillors have joined Plaid Cymru since being elected in 2012.[2]

Elections take place every four years. The last election was 3 May 2012.

Current composition[edit]

Group affiliation Members
  Liberal Democrats
4
Labour 13
Conservative 5
Plaid Cymru 2
  Independent
28
 Total
52

Historic results[edit]

Year Independents Liberal Democrats Labour Conservatives Plaid Cymru
2012 20 4 23 5 0
2008 20 12 11 5 4

Electoral divisions[edit]

The county borough is divided into 47 electoral divisions returning 52 councillors. There are 35 communities in the county borough, some of which have their own elected council.

Ward Communities Other geographic areas
Acton Acton (Acton Central and Acton Park wards)
Borras Park Acton (Borras Park ward)
Bronington
Brymbo Brymbo (Brymbo and Vron wards)
Brynyffynnon Offa (Brynyffynnon ward)
Bryn Cefn Broughton (Bryn Cefn ward)
Cartrefle Caia Park (Cartrefle ward)
Cefn Cefn (Acrefair and Penybryn; Cefn and Rhosymedre; and Cefn Bychan wards)
Chirk North Chirk (North ward)
Chirk South Chirk (South ward)
Coedpoeth Coedpoeth
Dyffryn Ceiriog/Ceiriog Valley
Erddig Offa (Erddig ward)
Esclusham Esclusham {Bersham and Rhostyllen wards}
Garden Village Rhosddu (Garden Village ward)
Gresford East and West Gresford (East and West wards)
Grosvenor Rhosddu (Grosvenor ward)
Gwenfro Broughton (Gwenfro ward)
Gwersyllt East and South Gwersyllt (East and South wards)
Gwersyllt North Gwersyllt (North ward)
Gwersyllt West Gwersyllt (West ward)
Hermitage Offa (Hermitage ward)
Holt
Johnstown Rhosllanerchrugog (Johnstown ward)
Little Acton Acton (Little Acton ward)
Llangollen Rural Llangollen Rural
Llay Llay
Maesydre Acton (Maesydre ward)
Marchwiel
Marford and Hoseley Gresford (Marford and Hoseley ward)
Minera
  • Minera
  • Brymbo (Bwlchgwyn ward)
New Broughton Broughton (Brynteg and New Broughton wards)
Offa Offa (Offa ward)
Overton
Pant Rhosllanerchrugog (Pant ward)
Penycae Penycae (Eitha ward)
Penycae and Ruabon South
  • Pen-y-Cae (Groes ward)
  • Ruabon (South ward)
Plas Madoc Cefn (Plas Madoc ward)
Ponciau
Queensway Caia Park (Queensway ward)
Rhosnesni Acton (Rhosnesni ward)
Rossett Rossett
Ruabon Ruabon (North ward)
Smithfield Caia Park (Smithfield ward)
Stansty Rhosddu* (Stansty ward)
Whitegate Caia Park* (Whitegate ward)
Wynnstay Caia Park* (Wynnstay ward)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • County Borough of Wrexham (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998
  1. ^ "Ten Wrexham Labour councillors quit group and party". BBC News Online. 3 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Councillors by Political Grouping". Wrexham County Borough Council. Retrieved 24 March 2015.