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Conservative gain over Labour

Top three parties at a glance
Conservative 118 % 39.51%
Labour and Co-operative 100 % 33.54%
Liberal Democrat 39 % 13.17%
Swing: 3.34% from Labour to Conservative
Candidate Party Votes % +/- %
Gavin Barwell South Wales Guardian: Tory Conservative Elected 19,657 39.51
Gerry Ryan Labour and Co-operative 16,688 33.54
Peter Lambell South Wales Guardian: ElectionsModule Party Logo Liberal Democrat 6,553 13.17
Andrew Pelling Independent 5 3,239 6.51
Cliff Le May South Wales Guardian: ElectionsModule Party Logo British National Party 1,448 2.91
Ralph Atkinson South Wales Guardian: ElectionsModule Party Logo UK Independence Party 997 2.00
Bernice Golberg South Wales Guardian: ElectionsModule Party Logo Green 581 1.17
James Gitau Christian Party 264 0.53
John Cartwright Monster Raving Loony Party 192 0.39
Michael Castle Independent 5 138 0.28
Majority 2,969 5.97
Turnout 49,757 63.08



House prices on the rise with £20,000 increase since start of year South Wales Guardian: HOMES: Average prices are increasing

11:12am Monday 19th August 2013

HOUSE prices on the rise again amid fears over new a housing 'bubble'.

Four-fifths of new university and college students own smartphones

11:20am Friday 15th March 2013

FOUR-fifths (82%) of new university and college students own a smartphone and at least 20 per cent have a tablet, a UCAS Media survey has revealed.

£130m investment set to boost Black Country employment

1:59pm Monday 22nd October 2012

MORE than £130 million of investment is on its way to the Black Country to support business plans intended to create more than 2,200 jobs.

Black-tie bash for James Bond will be golden for trust South Wales Guardian: SMITH, STAN SMITH: Flanked by ‘Bond girls’ Amy Dorgan and Kate Paszkowec at the Odeon.

12:00pm Monday 22nd October 2012

JAMES Bond fans in Worcester are in for a treat this week as Foregate Street does its best Leicester Square impression.

Government to probe torture claims South Wales Guardian: Foreign Secretary William Hague has pledged an inquiry into torture complicity claims

11:52pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The new coalition Government is committed to setting up a "judge-led inquiry" into allegations of British security services complicity in torture overseas, the Foreign Secretary has confirmed.

Mandelson and Adonis leave cabinet South Wales Guardian: Lord Adonis (right) and Lord Mandelson have stepped down from the shadow cabinet

6:25pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Lord Mandelson and Lord Adonis have stepped down from the shadow cabinet to allow their roles to be taken by Labour MPs, the party has confirmed.

Government to end top-down targets South Wales Guardian: David Cameron during the launch of the Coalition Agreement document

5:35pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The Government has insisted it would scrap top-down targets in the NHS as it unveiled details of the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat deal.

Labour candidates get extra 13 days South Wales Guardian: Labour MP Diane Abbott is to run for the leadership of the party

4:14pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Labour has caved in to complaints from candidates for the party leadership by allowing them an extra 13 days to gather nominations.

Call for changes after poll queues South Wales Guardian: The Electoral Commission has pledged a thorough review after people missed out on voting

2:56pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The elections watchdog demanded "urgent changes" after condemning failings that left hundreds of people unable to vote on May 6.

Alcohol sales below cost price axed South Wales Guardian: Theresa May said the Government ordered a wholesale review of the 24-hour licensing laws

1:23pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Supermarkets and off-licences will be banned from selling alcohol below cost price, the Government has confirmed.

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