Thursday, 15 May 2008

Independent Revolution, May 2008

Independents rule Welsh councils. More than a third of all Welsh local authorities will be led by independent councillors over the next four years.

Two weeks after polling day, coalition deals have been struck across Wales after only four councils were left with clear majorities for one party.

The Lib Dems will have the largest influence among the political parties, joining 13 administrations. Labour will keep a position in running nine councils, Plaid Cymru will feature in eight and the Tories in seven.

WHO RUNS YOUR COUNCIL?

  • Blaenau Gwent: Independent led, with People's Voice and Liberal Democrats
  • Bridgend: Labour led, with three Ind
  • Caerphilly: Plaid Cymru led minority, with two Ind
  • Cardiff: Lib Dem led, with Plaid
  • Carmarthen: Ind led, with Lab and Lib Dem
  • Ceredigion: Ind led, with Lib Dem and Lab
  • Conwy: Plaid led, with Ind, Lab and Libl Dem
  • Denbighshire: Ind led, with Plaid, Lab, Lib Dem and Cons - TBC
  • Flintshire: Ind led, with Lib Dem and Conservatives
  • Gwynedd: Plaid led board - details TBC
  • Merthyr: Ind led board, with Lab and Libl Dem
  • Monmouth: Cons
  • Neath Port Talbot: Lab
  • Newport: TBC - possibly Cons led with Lib Dems
  • Pembrokeshire: Ind
  • Powys: Ind
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf: Lab
  • Swansea: Lib Dem led with Ind and Plaid
  • Torfaen: NOC - details TBC
  • Vale of Glamorgan: Cons
  • Wrexham: Lib Dem led board, with Ind, Cons and Plaid
  • Ynys Mon: Ind led, with Plaid, Lib Dem and Cons

2 comments:

Glyn Davies 19 May 2008 at 21:47  

Powys is not run by Independents. It is run by a Management Board which includes Independents, and Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Councillors.

Anonymous 20 May 2008 at 09:49  

Bl**dy BBC Wales news

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