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Newport Civic Centre

Elections to Newport City Council were held on 3 May 2017[1] along with elections to the other 21 local authorities in Wales, community council elections in Wales and 2017 United Kingdom local elections.

Councillors elected in this election will serve a five-year term due to new Welsh Government policy.[2]

The previous election took place on 3 May 2012.

The next full election will take place in May 2022.

Election results: overview

Newport Council election 2017 [3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 31 -6 62.0 36.1 15,869 -12.1
  Conservative 12 +2 24.0 32.0 14,072 +3.3
  Newport Ind. 4 +4 8.0 10.2 4,466 +10.2
  Liberal Democrats 2 +1 4.0 9.4 4,115 -3.6
  Independent 1 -1 2.0 3.0 1,322 -1.8
  Plaid Cymru 0 0 0.0 4.1 1,799 0.0
  Green 0 0 0.0 1.9 814 +1.9
  UKIP 0 0 0.0 3.5 1,534 +3.5
Total 50 43,991

Ward results

Vote share changes compared with corresponding 2012 election.

Allt-yr-yn

Allt-yr-yn (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matthew Evans 1,731
Conservative David Fouweather 1,692
Conservative Charles Ferris 1,610
Labour John Harris 985
Labour Kassim Hayat 841
Labour John Reynolds 840
Plaid Cymru Jonathan Clark 332
Liberal Democrats Sue Davies 331
Liberal Democrats Chloe Elding 244
Liberal Democrats John Miller 184
Majority
Turnout 8,790
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Alway

Alway (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Truman 976
Labour Debbie Harvey 931
Labour John Guy 911
Conservative Carol Wallis 516
Conservative Amna Arshid 400
Newport Ind. Dave Jones 355
Plaid Cymru Cath Wixcey 195
Liberal Democrats Liam Biaggi 171
Majority
Turnout 4,455
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Beechwood

Beechwood (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Deb Davies 978
Labour Graham Berry 936
Labour Mark Spencer 875
Liberal Democrats Tony Biaggi 488
Liberal Democrats Sarah Lockyer 447
Liberal Democrats Pete Brown 444
Conservative Georgina Webb 420
Conservative Michael Weekes 378
UKIP Tim Price 260
Newport Ind. Julie Price 213
Majority
Turnout 6,510
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Bettws

Bettws (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Newport Ind. Kevin Whitehead 897
Newport Ind. Janet Cleverly 816
Newport Ind. Jason Jordan 744
Labour Sandra Daniell 541
Labour Chris Jarvis 467
Labour Philip Saunders 411
Conservative Lewis Williams 212
Conservative Timothy Masters 181
Conservative Huw Davies 178
Green Peter Varley 106
Majority
Turnout 4,553
Newport Ind. hold Swing
Newport Ind. gain from Labour Swing
Newport Ind. gain from Labour Swing

Caerleon

Caerleon (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gail Giles 1,336
Conservative Joan Watkins 1,282
Labour Jason Hughes 1,166
Conservative Michael Enea 1,095
Conservative Richard Andrews 1,079
Labour Mike Singleton 1,065
Liberal Democrats Paul l'Allier 392
Liberal Democrats Andy White 376
UKIP Stan Edwards 309
Liberal Democrats Laura Ricketts 239
Majority
Turnout 8,339
Labour gain from Swing
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Gaer

Debbie Wilcox, Newport City Council leader since 2016
Debbie Wilcox, Newport City Council leader since 2016
Gaer (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Marshall 1,019
Labour Mark Whitcutt 994
Labour Deborah Wilcox 991
Conservative Lloyd Walsh 847
Conservative Miriam Shwartz 778
Conservative Saleh Baqi 672
Newport Ind. Rhys Richards 324
Liberal Democrats Paul Woodcock-Jones 199
Majority
Turnout 5,824
Labour gain from Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Swing

Graig

Graig (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Williams 1,026
Conservative Margaret Cornelious 976
Labour Victoria Cox-Wall 825
Labour Paul Davies 758
Liberal Democrats Nathan Tarr 194
Green Issica Baron 153
Majority
Turnout 3,932
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Langstone

Langstone (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ray Mogford 1,036
Conservative William Routley 913
Liberal Democrats Pam Bellew 292
Liberal Democrats David Hando 238
Labour Gareth Pratt 219
Labour Alan Speight 189
Majority
Turnout 2,887
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Swing

Liswerry

Liswerry (4 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Critchley 1,106
Labour Roger Jeavons 1,043
Labour John Richards 874
Independent Allan Morris 828
Labour Farzina Hussain 764
Conservative Carl Tucker 528
Conservative Nicholas Clark 492
UKIP James Peterson 461
UKIP Andrew Sterry 455
Conservative Dave Cox 452
Conservative Richard Hill 388
UKIP Patrina Smith 330
Plaid Cymru Cam Wixcey 198
Majority
Turnout 7,919
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Swing
Labour gain from Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing

Llanwern

Llanwern (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martyn Kellaway 954
Labour John Davies 255
Majority
Turnout 1,209
Conservative hold Swing

Malpas

Malpas (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jane Mudd 979
Labour James Clarke 937
Labour David Mayer 914
Conservative Michael Brunnock 878
Conservative David Gapper-Hampson 699
Conservative Jim Hampson 673
Newport Ind. Jonathan Cocks 502
Newport Ind. Rachel Reaney 302
Green Pippa Bartolotti 283
Newport Ind. Gavin Phillips 283
Green Malcolm Degroot 161
Liberal Democrats Peter Davies 99
Majority
Turnout 6,710
Labour gain from Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Marshfield

Marshfield (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard White 853
Conservative Tom Suller 801
Labour Tony Boswell 491
Labour Ann Picton 437
Liberal Democrats Liz Newton 236
Green Lim Jones 188
Majority
Turnout 3,006
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Pillgwenlly

Pillgwenlly (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ibrahim Hayat 758
Labour Tracey Holyoake 757
Independent Omar Ali 494
Plaid Cymru Khalilur Rahman 288
Conservative Zafar Ismail 238
Conservative Firdaus Asghar 205
Plaid Cymru Simon Coopey 197
Majority
Turnout 2,937
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Ringland

Ringland (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Malcolm Linton 911
Labour Laura Lacey 703
Labour Rehmaan Hayat 613
Newport Ind. Rocky Davies 430
Conservative Christine Smith 405
Newport Ind. Ray Lord 386
UKIP Mike Ford 368
Conservative Muhammad Tariq 283
Conservative Saeed Zafar 210
Liberal Democrats Pierre l'Allier 106
Majority
Turnout 4,415
Labour hold Swing
Labour gain from Swing
Labour hold Swing

Rogerstone

Rogerstone(3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Dudley 1,281
Labour Yvonne Forsey 1,258
Newport Ind. Chris Evans 1,215
Labour Kath Hopkins 1,161
Conservative Dean Jenkins 1,111
Labour Sally Mlewa 1,089
Newport Ind. Andrew Collingbourne 1,002
Conservative Ganesh Sukul 910
Liberal Democrats Susan Cocks 252
Plaid Cymru Anthony Salkeld 206
Majority
Turnout 9,485
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour gain from Swing
Newport Ind. gain from Labour Swing

St Julians

St.Julians (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Carmel Townsend 1,011
Labour Phil Hourahine 889
Liberal Democrats Holly Townsend 825
Labour Roy McCabe 748
Labour Funmi Obilanade 700
Liberal Democrats Ryan Jones 654
Conservative Vicky Howells-Cook 453
Conservative Marie Jermyn 387
Plaid Cymru Chris Priest 250
Majority
Turnout 5,917
Liberal Democrats gain from Swing
Labour gain from Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Cockeram 619
Labour Herbie Thomas 560
Conservative Carol Bader 439
Conservative Michael Duncan 337
Newport Ind. David Rice 185
UKIP Joe Crocker 136
Newport Ind. Khushbir Bhullar 119
Majority
Turnout 2,395
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Stow Hill

Stow Hill (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kate Thomas 589
Labour Miqdad al-Nuaimi 561
Conservative Luke Evetts 345
Conservative Nicolas Webb 326
Newport Ind. Tom Stanger 148
Newport Ind. David McLean 143
Plaid Cymru Rhys ab Elis 96
Majority
Turnout 2,208
Labour gain from Swing
Labour gain from Swing

Tredegar Park

Tredegar Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Trevor Watkins 295
Conservative Wayne Cresswell 257
Newport Ind. Jan Flanagan 197
Plaid Cymru Morgan Bowler-Brown 111
Majority
Turnout 860
Labour gain from Swing

Victoria

Victoria (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Jenkins 840
Labour Majid Rahman 795
Conservative Saima Mujahid 371
Liberal Democrats Mike Hamilton 344
Conservative Mubarak Ali 336
Liberal Democrats Jeff Evans 333
Plaid Cymru Trefor Puw 123
Green Mirka Virtanen 84
Majority
Turnout 3,226
Labour gain from Swing
Labour gain from Swing

By-elections

Graig

Graig: 26 August 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Jones 610 50.2 +3.5
Labour John Harris 534 44.0 +6.4
Liberal Democrats Jeff Evans 71 5.8 -3.0
Majority 76 6.2
Turnout 1,215 24.0
Conservative hold Swing Decrease1.5

Victoria

Victoria: 2 December 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gavin Horton 641 64.6 +6.7
Liberal Democrats John Miller 258 26.0 +5.6
Conservative Muhammad Tariq 93 9.4 -3.8
Majority 383 38.6
Turnout 992 18.7
Labour hold Swing Increase0.6

References

  1. ^ Local Election Results 2017 - National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly, 2017
  2. ^ Drakeford, Mark. "Written Statement - Local Elections and Electoral Arrangements". Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  3. ^ Teale, Andrew. "Local Election Results 2017: Newport". Retrieved 1 May 2019.