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Swansea West
Borough constituency
Swansea West shown within Wales
Created: 1918
MP: Alan Williams
Party: Labour
Type: House of Commons
County: West Glamorgan
EP constituency: Wales

Swansea West 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. A borough constituency (in Scotland, a burgh constituency) is a type of parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom. ... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links SwanseaWestParliamentaryConstituency. ... Jump to: navigation, search National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085... Jump to: navigation, search 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... The Right Honourable Alan Williams (born October 14, 1930) is a Welsh politician for the Labour Party. ... Political parties in the United Kingdom lists political parties in the United Kingdom. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The United Kingdom has now four bodies with members elected by constituencies: The House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom The Scottish Parliament The Welsh Assembly The Northern Ireland Assembly The House of Commons has over 600 constituencies representing the whole of the United Kingdom. ... Jump to: navigation, search The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and is now the dominant branch of Parliament. ... The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ... West Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Jump to: navigation, search The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... The United Kingdom has now four bodies with members elected by constituencies: The House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom The Scottish Parliament The Welsh Assembly The Northern Ireland Assembly The House of Commons has over 600 constituencies representing the whole of the United Kingdom. ... In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... The Houses of Parliament, seen over Westminster Bridge The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... The first-past-the-post electoral system is a voting system for single-member districts, variously called first-past-the-post (FPTP or FPP), winner-take-all, plurality voting, or relative majority. ...


The National Assembly for Wales constituency, Swansea West (Welsh Assembly), has at present the same boundaries. This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

Contents


Boundaries

Members of Parliament

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Election results

General Election 2005: Swansea West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Williams 13,833 41.8 -6.9
Liberal Democrats Rene Kinzett 9,564 28.9 +12.3
Conservative Mohammed Abdel-Haq 5,285 16.0 -3.0
Plaid Cymru Harri Roberts 2,150 6.5 -4.1
Green Martyn Shrewsbury 738 2.2 +0.2
UK Independence Martyn Ford 609 1.8 -0.2
Veritas Yvonne Holley 401 1.2 +1.2
Socialist Alternative Robert Williams 288 0.9 +0.9
Legalise Cannabis Steve Pank 218 0.7 +0.7
Majority 4,269 12.9
Turnout 33,086 57.1 +1.3
Labour hold Swing -9.6
General Election 2001: Swansea West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Williams 15,644 48.7 -7.5
Conservative Margaret Harper 6,094 19.0 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Mike Day 5,313 16.6 +2.0
Plaid Cymru Ian Titherington 3,404 10.6 +4.0
UK Independence Richard Lewis 653 2.0 N/A
Green Martyn Shrewsbury 626 2.0 N/A
Socialist Alliance Alec Thraves 366 1.1 N/A
Majority 9,550 29.7
Turnout 32,100 55.8 -11.8
Labour hold Swing

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See also

Constituencies in Wales
Labour

Aberavon | Alyn and Deeside | Bridgend | Caerphilly | Cardiff North | Cardiff South and Penarth | Cardiff West | Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire | Clwyd South | Conwy | Cynon Valley | Delyn | Gower | Islwyn | Llanelli | Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney | Neath | Newport East | Newport West | Ogmore | Pontypridd | Rhondda | Swansea East | Swansea West | Torfaen | Vale of Clwyd | Vale of Glamorgan | Wrexham | Ynys Môn The Preserved county of West Glamorgan is divided into 5 Parliamentary constituencies - 2 Borough constituencies and 3 County constituencies. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... Aberavon is a parliamentary constituency of south Wales, on the right bank of the River Afan, near its mouth in Swansea Bay, the original village of Aberavon or Aberafan nowadays being a district of Port Talbot. ... Alyn and Deeside is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Bridgend is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Caerphilly is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Cardiff North is an electoral constituency represented in the National Assembly for Wales and in the UK Parliaments House of Commons. ... Cardiff South and Penarth (De Caerdydd a Phenarth in Welsh) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Cardiff West (Gorllewin Caerdydd in Welsh) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... 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. ... Clwyd South (De Clwyd in Welsh) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Jump to: navigation, search Conwy is an electoral constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Cynon Valley is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Delyn is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, created for the 1983 General Election. ... Gower is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Islwyn is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Llanelli is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Creation 1918 MP Peter Hain Party Labour Type House of Commons County West Glamorgan EP constituency Wales Neath is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Newport East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Newport West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Ogmore is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Pontypridd is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Rhondda is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Swansea East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Torfaen is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Vale of Clwyd is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Vale of Glamorgan is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Wrexham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and in the National Assembly for Wales. ... Ynys Môn is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Liberal Democrat

Brecon and Radnorshire | Cardiff Central | Ceredigion | Montgomeryshire The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Creation 1918 MP Roger Williams Party Liberal Democrat Type House of Commons County Powys EP constituency Wales Brecon and Radnorshire (Brycheiniog a Sir Faesyfed in Welsh) is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Cardiff Central is a parliamentary constituency for the Parliament of the United Kingdom and the Welsh Assembly. ... Ceredigion is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Montgomeryshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Conservative

Clwyd West | Monmouth | Preseli Pembrokeshire Jump to: navigation, search The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Clwyd West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Creation 1536 MP David Davies Party Conservative Type House of Commons County Gwent EP constituency Wales Monmouth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Preseli Pembrokeshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Plaid Cymru

Caernarfon | Carmarthen East and Dinefwr | Meirionnydd Nant Conwy Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-07-12, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... Caernarfon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Carmathen East and Dinefwr is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Meirionnydd Nant Conwy is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Independent

Blaenau Gwent Blaenau Gwent is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Wales European constituency: Labour (2) | Conservative (1) | Plaid Cymru (1)

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Swansea West 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 National Assembly for Wales constituency, Swansea West (Welsh Assembly), has at present the same boundaries.
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