Blaenau Gwent

  • Council Control: Lab
  • Conservatives 0
  • Labour 22
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 11

Independent 11. Based around Ebbw Vale, also including Tredegar. Coal and steel industries wound down in the 1980s but manufacturing remains. An iconically Labour area (Nye Bevan's home town), but was lost to mostly ex-Labour independents in 2008.

Carl Bainton (Ebbw Vale South) moved from Independent to Labour in May 2022.

Next local elections
2027

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Wales

Address
Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale NP23 6XB

Phone
01495 350555

Website
http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£2098.66

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