Caerphilly (UK Parliament constituency)


Caerphilly (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Caerphilly


Type = County
Entity = Wales
DivisionType = Preserved county
Division = Gwent
Year = 1918
MP = Wayne David
Party = Labour
EP = Wales

Caerphilly is a county constituency centred on the town of Caerphilly in South Wales. It returns one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system.

The constituency has always elected Labour MPs.

Boundaries

The Caerphilly constituency covers almost all the Caerphilly district. In the north-west of the constituency are communities such as Hengoed and Ystrad Mynach, travelling in a southeasterly direcion through Caerphilly and Llanbradach to the rural outcrops bordering Cardiff.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Wayne David
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ian Walton
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Lindsay Whittle
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Caerphilly
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Wayne David
votes = 22,190
percentage = 56.6
change = -1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Lindsay Whittle
votes = 6,831
percentage = 17.4
change = -3.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Stephen Watson
votes = 5,711
percentage = 14.6
change = +3.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Ashgar Ali
votes = 3,861
percentage = 9.8
change = +0.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Forward Wales
candidate = Graeme Beard
votes = 636
percentage = 1.6
change = +1.6
Election box majority
votes = 15,359
percentage = 39.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 39,229
percentage = 58.6
change = +0.9
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = +1.0

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Caerphilly
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Wayne David
votes = 22,597
percentage = 58.2
change = -9.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Lindsay Whittle
votes = 8,172
percentage = 21.0
change = +11.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Simmonds
votes = 4,415
percentage = 11.4
change = +0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Rob Roffe
votes = 3,649
percentage = 9.4
change = +1.2
Election box majority
votes = 14,425
percentage = 37.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 38,833
percentage = 57.7
change = -12.4
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Gwent


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