Briton Ferry West

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Briton Ferry West
Population 2,866 (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 Hugh James (Labour)
List of places
Neath Port Talbot

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

Briton Ferry West consists of some or all of the districts of Brynhyfryd, Giant's Grave, Shelone and Warren Hill in the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon. It is bounded by the wards of Coedffranc West to the west; Neath East to the northeast; Briton Ferry East to the east and Baglan to the south. The ward consists of marshland to the northwest, a residential district in the middle and industrial land to the southwest.

In the 2008 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 36.55%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Hugh James Labour 698 Labour hold
Richard Riddle Conservative 116

2012 Local Council Elections

It has been announced that for the 2012 Local Council Elections in the ward of Briton Ferry West only one nomination was received. This was the current Councillor Hugh James. This means that no election can be held and Hugh James will continue to be the Councillor of Briton Ferry West until the Local Council Elections of 2017.

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