Briton Ferry West
|Briton Ferry West|
|Population||2,866 (2001 census)|
|Principal area||Neath Port Talbot|
|Ceremonial county||West Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Councillors||Hugh James (Labour)|
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:
|Hugh James||Labour||698||Labour hold|
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.