Full Abergavenny Election Results Thursday 4th May 2017

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Local elections held on Thursday 4th May have resulted in the Conservatives winning 25 of the 43 available seats on Monmouthshire County Council. This means that the Conservative Party will form the next administration of the council. The count took place in Chepstow Leisure Centre.

The Labour Party was the second largest group with ten seats followed by independents with five and the Liberal Democrats with three.

Chief Executive Paul Matthews said: “I thank all those residents who took part and staff for an excellent job administering and managing these elections. Congratulations go to all successful candidates and thanks go to all councillors who served in the last term.”

The full Abergavenny Ward Monmouthshire County Council and Town Council results are as follows:

Cantref – Monmouthshire County Council Election

Paul Jordan – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 432 votes(47%) Elected
David Richard Simcock – Welsh Labour Candidate 352 votes (38%) Not elected
Christopher James Copner – Independent Candidate 94 votes (10%) Not elected
Jane Mary Julia Robbins – Liberal Democrats Candidate 43 votes (5%) Not elected

Cantref – Abergavenny Town Council Election

David Richard Simcock – Welsh Labour Candidate 452 votes (25%) Elected
Samantha Jane Dodd – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 397 votes 22% Elected
Fred Morgan – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 345 votes (19%) Elected
Christopher James Copner – Independent Candidate 324 votes (18%) Not elected
Alan David Clouth – Welsh Labour Candidate 287 votes (16%) Not elected

Grofield – Monmouthshire County Council Election

Sheila Woodhouse – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 277 votes (44%) Elected
Peter John Marsh-Jenks – Welsh Labour Candidate 164 votes (26%) Not elected
Nick Tatam – Liberal Democrats Candidate 157 votes (25%) Not elected
Lee Andrew Dobson – Green Party Candidate 28 votes (4%) Not elected

Grofield – Abergavenny Town Council Election

Nick Tatam – Liberal Democrats Candidate 336 votes (27%) Elected
Penny Simcock – Welsh Labour Candidate 242 votes (19%) Elected
Gethin Thomas Jones – Welsh Labour Candidate 239 votes (19%) Elected
Melissa Toombs – Liberal Democrats Candidate 236 votes (19%) Not elected
Robert Anthony Willbourn – Welsh Labour Candidate 199 votes (16%) Not elected

Castle – Monmouthshire County Council Election

Maureen Powell  – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 489 Votes (59%) Elected
Stephen Nathaniel Head – Welsh Labour Candidate 291 Votes (35%) Not elected
Didier Jack Louis Duchet – Liberal Democrats Candidate 55 Votes (7%) Not elected

Castle – Abergavenny Town Council Election

Stephen Nathaniel Head – Welsh Labour Candidate  No contest Elected
Martin James Hickman – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate No contest Elected
Tony Konieczny – Welsh Labour Candidate No contest Elected

Lansdown – Monmouthshire County Council Election

Martyn Groucutt – Welsh Labour Candidate 337 votes (68%) Elected
Victoria Helen Camp – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 162 votes (32%) Not elected

Lansdown – Abergavenny Town Council Election

Martyn Groucutt – Welsh Labour Candidate No contest Elected
Roger George Harris – Welsh Labour Candidate No contest Elected
Margaret Mary Rhoda Harris – Welsh Labour Candidate No contest Elected

Priory – Monmouthshire County Council Election

Tudor Edgar Thomas – Welsh Labour Candidate 348 votes (47%) Elected
John Leonard Prosser – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 345 votes (47%) Not elected
Jenny Brews – Liberal Democrats 40 votes (5%) Not elected

Priory – Abergavenny Town Council Election

Tudor Edgar Thomas Welsh Labour Candidate 390 votes (31%) Elected
Tess Davies – Welsh Labour Candidate 305 votes (24%) Elected
Luke Alexander Mark Van De Vyver – Welsh Conservative Party Candidate 300 votes (24%) Elected
Philip Charles Bowyer – Welsh Labour Candidate 255 (20%) Not elected

For the full statement of results, click here.

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