Bryn and Cwmavon

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Bryn and Cwmavon
Population 6,517 (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 David Williams (Labour)
Marian Lewis (Labour)
David Whitelock (Labour)
List of places
Neath Port Talbot

Bryn and Cwmavon (Welsh: Bryn a Chwmafan) is an electoral ward of Neath Port Talbot county borough, south Wales. The electoral ward comprises the parishes of Bryn and Cwmavon.

Bryn and Cwmavon consists of some or all of the following areas: Bryn, Brynbryddan, Cwmavon, Pontrhydyfen in the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon. The largest settlement in the ward is Cwmavon. The rest of the ward consists mostly of woodland and open moorland.

Bryn and Cwmavon is bounded by the wards of Pelenna and Cymmer to the north; Maesteg and Caerau of Bridgend county borough to the east; Margam, Taibach and Port Talbot to the south; Baglan to the west and Briton Ferry East to the northwest.

In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout for Bryn and Cwmavon was 38.57%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
David Williams Labour 1321 Labour hold
Marian Lewis Labour 1168 Labour hold
David Whitelock Labour 987 Labour gain
Brinley Roblin Independent 631
Vince Williams Independent 500
David Shepherd Independent 358

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