Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire (UK Parliament constituency)


Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire


Type = County
Entity = Wales
DivisionType = Preserved county
Division = Dyfed
Year = 1997
MP = Nick Ainger
Party = Labour
EP = Wales

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire ("Gorllewin Caerfyrddin a De Sir Benfro" in Welsh) is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

The Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Welsh Assembly constituency was created with the same boundaries in 1999.

Boundaries

This seat was for the 1997 election, a merger of the southern part of the Conservative/Labour marginal Pembrokeshire constituency and the western part of the Labour/Plaid Cymru seat of Carmarthen. Main population areas in the seat include Tenby, Saundersfoot and Dylan Thomas' homestead of Laugharne.

Profile

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire is a marginal seat between the Labour Party and the Conservatives.

Members of Parliament

* 1997 – "present": Nick Ainger, Labour

Election results

Election box begin
title=Confirmed candidates for the Next United Kingdom general election: Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire [ [http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/carmarthenwestandsouthpembrokshire Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire] UK Polling]
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nicholas Ainger
votes =
percentage =
change = -
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = John Dixon
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Gossage
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Simon Hart
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nicholas Ainger
votes = 13,953
percentage = 36.9
change = -4.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Morris
votes = 12,043
percentage = 31.8
change = +2.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = John Dixon
votes = 5,582
percentage = 14.7
change = -4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Allen
votes = 5,399
percentage = 14.3
change = +5.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Josie MacDonald
votes = 545
percentage = 1.4
change = -0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Legalise Cannabis Alliance
candidate = Alex Daszak
votes = 237
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Nick Turner
votes = 104
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 1,910
percentage = 5.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 37,863
percentage = 67.3
change = +2.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -3.6

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nicholas Ainger
votes = 15,349
percentage = 41.6
change = -7.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Wilson
votes = 10,811
percentage = 29.3
change = +2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Llyr Griffiths
votes = 6,893
percentage = 18.7
change = +6.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = William Jeremy
votes = 3,248
percentage = 8.8
change = +0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Ian Phillips
votes = 537
percentage = 1.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Direct Customer Service Party
candidate = Nick Turner
votes = 78
percentage = 0.2
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 4,538
percentage = 12.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 36,916
percentage = 65.3
change = -11.2
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nicholas Ainger
votes = 20,956
percentage = 49.1
change = +10.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = O Williams
votes = 11,335
percentage = 26.6
change = -8.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = D Llewellyn
votes = 5,402
percentage = 12.7
change = -2.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = K Evans
votes = 3,516
percentage = 8.2
change = -2.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = J A Poirrier
votes = 1,432
percentage = 3.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,621
percentage = 22.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 76.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Dyfed


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