Conwy County Borough Council
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Type
Type
HousesUnicameral
Term limits
None
History
Founded1 April 1996
Leadership
Chairman
TBC
Leader of the Council
TBC
Deputy Leader
TBC
Leader of the Opposition
TBC
Chief executive
Iwan Davies
Structure
Seats55 councillors[1][2]
Political groups
  Independent (22)
  Labour (11)
  Conservative (10)
  Plaid Cymru (7)
  Liberal Democrats (4)
  Green (1)
Length of term
5 years
Elections
First past the post
First election
4 May 1995
Last election
5 May 2022
Next election
6 May 2027
Meeting place
Bodlondeb, Conwy
Website
http://www.conwy.gov.uk

Conwy County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy) is the governing body for Conwy County Borough, one of the unitary authority areas of Wales.

Political makeup

Elections take place every four to five years. The last election was 5 May 2022

Current composition

As of 5 May 2022.

Group affiliation[3] Members
  Independent
22
Labour 11
Conservative 10
Plaid Cymru 7
Liberal Democrats 4
Greens 1
 Total
55

Historic results

Year Seats Independent Labour Conservative Plaid Cymru Liberal Democrats Green Notes
2022[4] 55 22 11 10 7 4 1
2017[5] 59 21 8 16 10 4 0
2012[6] 59 19 10 13 12 5 0
2008[7] 59 14 7 22 12 4 0
2004[8] 59 19 12 12 10 6 0
1999[8] 59 19 14 5 7 14 0
1995[8] 59 13 18 8 2 18 0

Party with the most elected councillors in bold. Coalition agreements in Notes column

Electoral divisions

Electoral divisions in Conwy County Borough
Electoral divisions in Conwy County Borough

The county borough is divided into 38 electoral wards returning 59 councillors. Few communities in Conwy are coterminous with electoral wards. The following table lists council wards, communities and associated geographical areas. Communities with a community council are indicated with a '*':

Ward[9] Councillors Communities (and community wards)
Abergele Pensarn 1 Abergele (town)* (Pensarn ward)
Betws-y-Coed 1
Betws yn Rhos 1
Bryn 1 Llanfairfechan (town)* (Bryn and Lafan wards)
Caerhun 1
Capelulo 1 Penmaenmawr (town)* (Capelulo ward)
Colwyn 2 part of the community of Old Colwyn
Conwy 2 Conwy (town)* (Aberconwy and Castle wards)
Craig-y-Don 2 Llandudno (town)* (Craig-y-Don ward)
Crwst 1 Llanrwst (town)* (Crwst ward)
Deganwy 2 Conwy (town)* (Deganwy ward)
Eglwysbach 1
Eirias 2 Part of the Community of Old Colwyn
Gele 3 Abergele (town)* (Gele and St George wards)
Glyn 2 Part of the Community of Colwyn Bay
Gogarth 2 Llandudno (town)* (Gogarth ward)
Gower 1 Llanrwst (Gower ward)
Kinmel Bay 3 Kinmel Bay and Towyn* (Kinmel Bay ward)
Llanddulas 1 Llanddulas and Rhyd-y-Foel*
Llandrillo yn Rhos 4 Rhos-on-Sea
Llangernyw 1
Llansanffraid 1 Llansanffraid Glan Conwy*
Llansannan 1
Llysfaen 1 Llysfaen*
Marl 2 Conwy (town)* (Marl ward)
Mochdre 1 Mochdre
Mostyn 2 Llandudno (town)* (Mostyn ward)
Pandy 1 Llanfairfechan* (Pandy ward)
Pant-yr-afon/Penmaenan 1 Penmaenmawr* (Pant-yr-afon and Penmaenan wards)
Penrhyn 2 Llandudno (town)* (Penrhyn ward)
Pensarn 1 Conwy (town)* (Pensarn ward)
Pentre Mawr 2 Abergele (town)* (Pentre Mawr ward)
Rhiw 3 Part of the Community of Colwyn Bay
Towyn 1 Kinmel Bay and Towyn* (Towyn ward)
Trefriw 1
Tudno 2 Llandudno (town)* (Tudno ward)
Uwch Conwy 1
Uwchaled 1

References

  1. ^ "Council leader appoints cabinet". Conwy County Borough Council.
  2. ^ "Open Council Data UK - compositions councillors parties wards elections". opencouncildata.co.uk. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  3. ^ Your Councillors by Party, Conwy County Borough Council. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Conwy result - Local Elections 2022". BBC News. Retrieved 7 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Local Democracy". modgoveng.conwy.gov.uk.
  6. ^ "Local Democracy". modgoveng.conwy.gov.uk.
  7. ^ "Local Democracy". modgoveng.conwy.gov.uk.
  8. ^ a b c Conwy County Borough Council Election Results 1995-2012, The Elections Centre.
  9. ^ "Local Elections May 2017 - Thursday, 4 May 2017". Conwy County Borough Council. Retrieved 6 March 2018.