The first election to Gwynedd County Council (at the time known as Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire County Council) was held on 4 May 1995. It was followed by the 1999 election. Results are drawn from the national[1] press.

Overview

The previous Gwynedd Council had an Independent majority but Plaid Cymru secured control of the new authority.

Summary of Results

Gwynedd Council election result 1995[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Plaid Cymru 45 54.2 43.0
  Independent 26 31.3 40.3
  Labour 9 10.8 14.1
  Liberal Democrats 3 3.6 2.0
  Green 0 0.0 0.7
  Other parties 0 0.0 0.1

Ward Results (Arfon)

Bethel (one seat)

Bethel 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru R.H. Williams* unopposed
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Bontnewydd (one seat)

Bontnewydd 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru Dafydd Iwan 319
Independent H. Owen* 301
Majority 18
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Cadnant (one seat)

Cadnant 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mair H. Ellis* 661
Independent E. Jones 264
Majority 18
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Deiniol (one seat)

Deiniol 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D.F. Jones 109
Liberal Democrats A.G. Taylor 88
Plaid Cymru R.V. Davies 73
Independent J.P. Turner 50
Majority
Labour win (new seat)

Deiniolen (one seat)

Deiniolen 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru R.L. Jones unopposed
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Dewi (one seat)

Dewi 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E.T. Dogan*
Liberal Democrats J.M. Martin
Majority
win (new seat)

Garth (one seat)

Garth 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru F.C. Eames* unopposed
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Gerlan (one seat)

Gerlan 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru Dafydd Orwig* 367
Labour C.J. O'Marah 219
Majority 148
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Glyder (one seat)

Glyder 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent G. Buckey Jones*
Independent M. Williams*
Majority
win (new seat)

Hendre (one seat)

Hendre 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T.G. Webb 253
Liberal Democrats K.M. Thomas 132
Majority 121
Labour win (new seat)

Llanberis (one seat)

Llanberis 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru R.N. Davies* 616
Labour K. Parry 378
Majority
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Llanllyfni (one seat)

Llanllyfni 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Plaid Cymru O.P. Huws* unopposed
Plaid Cymru win (new seat)

Ward Results (Dwyfor)

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Ward Results (Meirionnydd)

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References

  1. ^ Western Mail, 6 May 1995
  2. ^ p.15