Briton Ferry East

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Briton Ferry East
Population 2,894 (2001 census)
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Aberavon
Welsh Assembly Aberavon
Councillors Colin Morgan (Labour)
List of places
Neath Port Talbot

Briton Ferry East is an electoral ward of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. Briton Ferry West falls within the parish of Briton Ferry and the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon.

Briton Ferry East is bounded by the wards of Briton Ferry West to the west; Neath East and Cimla to the north; Pelenna to the east; Bryn and Cwmavon to the southeast; and Baglan to the south. Most of Briton Ferry East consists of open grassland and woodland with a residential and commercial strip to the far west of the ward.

In the 2008 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 34.75%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Colin Morgan Labour 558 Labour hold
Anthony Vallario Conservative 266

2012 Local Council Elections

It has been announced that for the 2012 Local Council Elections in the ward of Briton Ferry East only one nomination was received. This was from the current Councillor Colin Morgan. This means that no election can be held and Colin Morgan will continue to be the Councillor of Briton Ferry East until the Local Council Elections of 2017. Since the 2012 election Councillor Morgan has left the Labour party and become an independent Councillor. In 2015 Councillor Morgan decided to rejoin the Labour party.

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