Independent 9, Gwlad 1. West Wales, including the university town of Aberystwyth and a large area of coast on Cardigan Bay, but also extending into the Cambrian mountains. Protests over the council's development plan led to a petition for an elected Mayor but the referendum went against it.
Plaid Cymru regained Aberystwyth Penparcau at a byelection on 16 November, after the previous councillor had left the party.
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