Resolven (electoral ward)

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Resolven
Population 3,135 (2011 census)
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Neath
Welsh Assembly Neath
Councillors Des Davies (Labour)
List of places
UK
Wales
Neath Port Talbot

Resolven is and electoral ward of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. Resolven is made up of the parishes of Resolven and Clyne and Melincourt.

Resolven includes some or all of the settlements of Resolven and Clyne in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. The ward consists of steep wooded hills to the northwest and north east with undeveloped moorland to the south. It is cut through the middle by the Neath Valley which is treversed by the A465 'Heads of Valleys' road.

Resolven is bounded by the wards of Glynneath to the north; Blaengwrach to the northeast; Glyncorrwg to the east; Cymmer to the southeast; Pelenna to the south; Tonna to the southwest; Aberdulais to the west; and Crynant to the northwest.

In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 41.05%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Des Davies Labour 729 Labour hold
Helen Williams Plaid Cymru 278

Coordinates: 51°42′36″N 3°41′41″W / 51.70990°N 3.69477°W / 51.70990; -3.69477