WALES - - - COUNTIES

CLWYD, ALYN and DEESIDE [532]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198356,61878.1S.B. Jones
S.H.M. Burns
E.C.H. Owen
K.A. Shore
Lab
C
SDP
PC
17,806
16,438
9,535
413
1,368



*
40.3
37.2
21.6
0.9
3.1
198758,37380.9
S.B. Jones
N.J. Twilley
E.C.H. Owen
J.D. Rogers
Lab
C
SDP
PC
22,916
16,533
7,273
478
6,416



*
48.6
35.0
15.4
1.0
13.6
199260,47880.1
S.B. Jones
J.J. Riley
R.A. Britton
J.D. Rogers
V.J. Button
J.M. Cooksey
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
GP
Ind
25,206
17,355
4,687
551
433
200
7,851



*
*
*
52.0
35.8
9.7
1.1
0.9
0.4
16.2

CLWYD, CLWYD NORTH WEST [533]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198362,50373.1Sir A.J.C. Meyer, Bt.
J.J. Lewis
C.I. Campbell
Mrs. M. Rhys
C
L
Lab
PC
23,283
13,294
7,433
1,669
9,989



*
51.0
29.1
16.3
3.6
21.9
198766,11875.2
Sir A.J.C. Meyer, Bt.
K.L. Thomas
O.G. Griffiths
R.K. Davies
C
Lab
L
PC
24,116
12,335
11,279
1,966
11,781



*
48.5
24.8
22.7
4.0
23.7
199267,35278.6
R. Richards
C.S. Ruane
R.V. Ingham
N.H. Taylor
Ms. M.S. Swift
C
Lab
L Dem
PC
NLP
24,488
18,438
7,999
1,888
158
6,050



*
*
46.2
34.8
15.1
3.6
0.3
11.4

CLWYD, CLWYD SOUTH WEST [534]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198355,79277.3
R.L. Harvey
R.T. Ellis
D.B. Carter
A.O.G. Schiavone
C
SDP
Lab
PC
14,575
13,024
11,829
3,684
1,551



*
33.8
30.2
27.4
8.6
3.6
198758,10681.1
M.D. Jones
R.L. Harvey
R.T. Ellis
E.L. Jones
Lab
C
SDP
PC
16,701
15,673
10,778
3,987
1,028

35.4
33.2
22.9
8.5
2.2
199260,60781.5
M.D. Jones
G.G.V. Owen
W.G. Williams
E.L. Jones
N.C. Worth
Mrs. J.B. Leadbetter
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
GP
NLP
21,490
16,549
6,027
4,835
351
155
4,941




*
*
43.5
33.5
12.2
9.8
0.7
0.3
10.0

CLWYD, DELYN [535]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198362,48377.8
K.W.T. Raffan
J.J. Colbert
J.D. Hughes Parry
H. Hughes
C
Lab
L
PC
20,242
14,298
12,545
1,558
5,944



*
41.6
29.4
25.8
3.2
12.2
198763,91582.1
K.W.T. Raffan
D.G. Hanson
D.J. Evans
D.J. Owen
C
Lab
L
PC
21,728
20,504
8,913
1,339
1,224



*
41.4
39.1
17.0
2.5
2.3
199266,59383.4
D.G. Hanson
M.J. Whitby
R.C. Dodd
A.J. Drake
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
24,979
22,940
6,208
1,414
2,039



*
45.0
41.3
11.2
2.5
3.7

CLWYD, WREXHAM [536]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198360,70777.5
J. Marek
Mrs. C.K. Wood
D.M. Thomas
J.R. Thomas
Lab
C
L
PC
16,120
15,696
13,974
1,239
424



*
34.3
33.4
29.7
2.6
0.9
198762,381*80.9
J. Marek
R.H.W. Graham-Palmer
D.M. Thomas
D.R. Watkins
Lab
C
L
PC
22,144
17,992
9,808
539
4,152



*
43.9
35.6
19.4
1.1
8.3
199263,72980.7
J. Marek
O.W. Paterson
A.M. Thomas
W.G. Wheatley
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
24,830
18,114
7,074
1,415
6,716



*
48.3
35.2
13.8
2.7
13.1

DYFED, CARMARTHEN [537]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198363,46882.1Dr. R.G. Thomas
N.M. Thomas
G.R. Evans
Mrs. J.R. Colin
B. Kingzett
C.D. Grice
Lab
C
PC
SDP
EP
BNP
16,459
15,305
14,099
5,737
374
154
1,154




*
*
31.6
29.4
27.0
11.0
0.7
0.3
2.2
198765,31582.8
A.W. Williams
R. Richards
H.T. Edwards
G.G. Jones
G.E. Oubridge
Lab
C
PC
SDP
GP
19,128
14,811
12,457
7,203
481
4,317




*
35.4
27.4
23.0
13.3
0.9
8.0
199268,920*82.7
A.W. Williams
H.R.G. Thomas
S.J. Cavenagh
Mrs. J.M-J. Hughes
Lab
PC
C
L Dem
20,879
17,957
12,782
5,353
2,922

36.7
31.5
22.4
9.4
5.2

DYFED, CEREDIGION and PEMBROKE NORTH [538]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198360,52377.8G.W. Howells
W.T.K. Raw-Rees
G.E. Hughes
C.G. Dafis
Miss M.A. Smith
L
C
Lab
PC
EP
19,677
14,038
6,840
6,072
431
5,639




*
41.8
29.8
14.6
12.9
0.9
12.0
198763,14176.5
G.W. Howells

O.J. Williams
J.R. Davies
C.G. Dafis
Mrs. M.A. Wakefield
L (SLD)
(L Dem)
C
Lab
PC
GP
17,683

12,983
8,965
7,848
821
4,700





*
36.6

26.9
18.6
16.2
1.7
9.7
199266,166*77.4
C.G. Dafis
G.W. Howells
O.J. Williams
J.R. Davies
PC
L Dem
C
Lab
16,020
12,827
12,718
9,637
3,193

31.3
25.1
24.8
18.8
6.2

from 1994 this constituency was renamed Dyfed, Ceredigion Gogledd Penfro

Notes:-
1987:Mrs. Wakefield was formerly Miss Smith.
1992:Dafis was also endorsed by the local Green Party. This alliance was not endorsed by the national headquarters of the Green Party.

DYFED, LLANELLI [539]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198363,82675.4Rt. Hon. D.J.D. Davies
N.T. Kennedy
K.D. Rees
H.T. Edwards
R.E. Hitchon
Lab
C
L
PC
Com
23,207
9,601
9,076
5,880
371
13,606



*
*
48.2
19.9
18.9
12.2
0.8
28.3
198763,77578.2
Rt. Hon. D.J.D. Davies
P.J. Circus
M.J. Shrewsbury
A. Price
Lab
C
L
PC
29,506
8,571
6,714
5,088
20,935

59.1
17.2
13.5
10.2
41.9
199265,057*77.8
Rt. Hon. D.J.D. Davies
G.L. Down
D.M. Phillips
K.J. Evans
Lab
C
PC
L Dem
27,802
8,532
7,878
6,404
19,270

54.9
16.9
15.6
12.6
38.0

DYFED, PEMBROKE [540]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198367,88578.1Rt. Hon. R.N. Edwards
A.P. Griffiths
Rev. J. Pullin
O. Osmond
D.L. Hoffman
G.S. Phillips
C
Lab
SDP
PC
EP
Ind
24,860
15,504
10,983
1,073
478
136
9,356



*
*
*
46.9
29.2
20.7
2.0
0.9
0.3
17.7
198770,35880.8
N.J. Bennett
B.J. Rayner
P.E.C. Jones
O. Osmond
C
Lab
L
PC
23,314
17,614
14,832
1,119
5,700



*
41.0
31.0
26.1
1.9
10.0
199273,187*82.9
N.R. Ainger
N.J. Bennett
P.G. Sain Ley Berry
C.L. Bryant
R.W. Coghill
R.M. Stoddart
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
GP
AFL
26,253
25,498
6,625
1,627
484
158
755



*
*
*
43.3
42.0
10.9
2.7
0.8
0.3
1.3

MID GLAMORGAN, BRIDGEND [541]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198353,91877.0
P.C. Hubbard-Miles
J.A. Fellows
R. Smart
K. Bush
C
Lab
SDP
PC
15,950
14,623
9,630
1,312
1,327



*
38.4
35.2
23.2
3.2
3.2
198757,16380.6
W.J. Griffiths
P.C. Hubbard-Miles
R. Smart
Miss L.J. McAllister
Lab
C
SDP
PC
21,893
17,513
5,590
1,065
4,380



*
47.5
38.0
12.2
2.3
9.5
199258,518*80.5
W.J. Griffiths
D.A. Unwin
D. Mills
A. Lloyd Jones
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
24,143
16,817
4,827
1,301
7,326



*
51.3
35.7
10.2
2.8
15.6

MID GLAMORGAN, CAERPHILLY [542]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198363,47974.5
R. Davies
A. Lambert
C.W.H. Welby
L.G. Whittle
Lab
L
C
PC
21,570
10,017
9,295
6,414
11,553

45.6
21.2
19.6
13.6
24.4
198764,15476.5
R. Davies
M.E. Powell
M.G. Butlin
L.G. Whittle
Lab
C
L
PC
28,698
9,531
6,923
3,955
19,167

58.4
19.4
14.1
8.1
39.0
199264,555*77.2
R. Davies
H.L. Philpott
L.G. Whittle
S.W. Wilson
Lab
C
PC
L Dem
31,713
9,041
4,821
4,247
22,672

63.7
18.1
9.7
8.5
45.6

MID GLAMORGAN, CYNON VALLEY [543]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198350,28473.4I.L. Evans
F.F.E. Aubel
J.N. Arbuthnot
Mrs. P. Jarman
Lab
SDP
C
PC
20,668
7,594
5,240
3,421
13,074



*
56.0
20.6
14.2
9.2
35.4
(Death)
1984
(3/5)
50,23765.7
Mrs. A. Clwyd
F.F.E. Aubel
C.F. Jones
J.N. Arbuthnot
Mrs. M. Winter
N.E. Rencontre
P. Nicholls-Jones
Lab
SDP
PC
C
Com
Ind
Ind
19,389
6,554
3,619
2,441
642
215
122
12,835


*
*
*
*
*
58.8
19.9
11.0
7.4
1.9
0.6
0.4
38.9
198749,62176.7
Mrs. A. Clwyd
K.D. Butler
M.A. Bishop
Mrs. D.L. Richards
Lab
SDP
C
PC
26,222
4,651
4,638
2,549
21,571

68.9
12.2
12.2
6.7
56.7
199249,69676.5
Mrs. A. Clwyd
A.M. Smith
C.T. Benney
M.K. Verma
Lab
C
PC
L Dem
26,254
4,890
4,186
2,667
21,364

69.1
12.9
11.0
7.0
56.2
Note:-
1984:Rencontre sought election as a 'Womble Independent'.

MID GLAMORGAN, MERTHYR TYDFIL and RHYMNEY [544]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198359,48672.5E. Rowlands
P.C. Owen
R. Blauston
G. Howells
R.T. Gould
Lab
L
C
PC
WRP
29,053
6,323
5,449
2,058
256
22,730



*
*
67.3
14.7
12.6
4.8
0.6
52.7
198758,28576.2
E. Rowlands
N.M. Walters
P.K. Verma
Mrs. J.M. Davies
Lab
C
L
PC
33,477
5,270
3,573
2,085
28,130



*
75.3
11.9
8.0
4.7
63.4
199258,430*75.8
E. Rowlands
R.P.J. Rowland
M.J. Hughes
A.G. Cox
Lab
L Dem
C
PC
31,710
4,997
4,904
2,704
26,713

71.5
11.3
11.1
6.1
60.2

MID GLAMORGAN, OGMORE [545]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198351,37876.9
R. Powell
J.H. Parsons
R.M.S. O’Sullivan
E.J. Merriman
Dr. N.B. Thomas
Lab
L
C
PC
EP
23,390
6,026
5,806
3,124
1,161
17,364



*
*
59.2
15.3
14.7
7.9
2.9
43.9
198751,63179.5
R. Powell
M.F. Barratt
Mrs. M. James
J.G. Jones
T.H. Spence
Lab
C
SDP
PC
Ind Lab
28,462
6,170
3,954
1,791
652
22,292



*
*
69.4
15.0
9.6
4.4
1.6
54.4
199252,196*80.6
R. Powell
D.G. Edwards
J. Warman
Miss L.J. McAllister
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
30,186
6,359
2,868
2,667
23,827

71.7
15.1
6.8
6.4
56.6

MID GLAMORGAN, PONTYPRIDD [546]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198360,88272.7B.T. John
R. Langridge
R.H. Evans
Mrs. J.M. Davies
A.K. Jones
Lab
SDP
C
PC
EP
20,188
11,444
10,139
2,065
449
8,744



*
*
45.6
25.8
22.9
4.7
1.0
19.8
198761,10576.8
B.T. John
D.A. Swayne
P.G. Sain Ley Berry
Prof. I.D. Bowen
Lab
C
SDP
PC
26,422
9,135
8,865
2,498
17,277

56.3
19.5
18.9
5.3
36.8
(Death)
1989
(23/2)
61,19362.9
K.S. Howells
S. Morgan
N.M. Evans
R.T. Ellis
D.A.T. Thomas
D. Richards
D.M. Black
Lab
PC
C
SLD
SDP
Com
Ind
20,549
9,755
5,212
1,500
1,199
239
57
10,794



*
*
*
*
53.4
25.3
13.5
3.9
3.1
0.6
0.2
28.1
199261,685*79.3
K.S. Howells
Dr. P.D. Donnelly
Prof. I.D. Bowen
S. Belzak
Ms. E.J. Jackson
Lab
C
PC
L Dem
GP
29,722
9,925
4,448
4,180
615
19,797



*
*
60.8
20.3
9.1
8.5
1.3
40.5

MID GLAMORGAN, RHONDDA [547]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198362,58776.2
A.R. Rogers
A.W. Lloyd
G.R. Davies
P.J.H. Meyer
A. True
Lab
SDP
PC
C
Com
29,448
8,078
4,845
3,973
1,350
21,370


*
*
*
61.8
16.9
10.2
8.3
2.8
44.9
198760,93178.0
A.R. Rogers
G.R. Davies
J.R. Yorkwilliams
S.H. Reid
A. True
Lab
PC
SDP
C
Com
34,857
4,261
3,935
3,612
869
30,596




*
73.3
9.0
8.3
7.6
1.8
64.3
199259,955*76.6
A.R. Rogers
G.R. Davies
J.W. Richards
P. Nicholls-Jones
M.W. Fischer
Lab
PC
C
L Dem
CPGB
34,243
5,427
3,588
2,431
245
28,816




*
74.6
11.8
7.8
5.3
0.5
62.8

SOUTH GLAMORGAN, VALE of GLAMORGAN [548]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198362,88574.2Sir H.R. Gower
M.E. Sharp
W.A. Evans
A.J. Dixon
C
Lab
SDP
PC
22,421
12,028
11,154
1,068
10,393



*
48.0
25.8
23.9
2.3
22.2
198765,31079.3
Sir H.R. Gower
J.W.P. Smith
D.K. Davies
P.G. Williams
C
Lab
SDP
PC
24,229
17,978
8,633
946
6,251



*
46.8
34.7
16.7
1.8
12.1
(Death)
1989
(4/5)
67,54970.7
J.W.P. Smith
R. Richards
F. Leavers
A.J. Dixon
D.K. Davies
Mrs. M.A. Wakefield
Dr. C. Tiarks
D.E. Sutch
E. Roberts
Miss L. St. Claire
D.M. Black
Lab
C
SLD
PC
SDP
GP
Ind
MRLP
Ind Soc
Cor P
Ind
23,342
17,314
2,017
1,672
1,098
971
847
266
148
39
32
6,028


*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
48.9
36.3
4.2
3.5
2.3
2.0
1.8
0.5
0.3
0.1
0.1
12.6
199266,67381.9
W.E. Sweeney
J.W.P. Smith
D.K. Davies
D.B.L. Haswell
C
Lab
L Dem
PC
24,220
24,201
5,045
1,160
19



*
44.4
44.3
9.2
2.1
0.1
Notes:-
1989:Tiarks sought election as an 'Independent - Protect the Health Service' candidate.

Roberts described himself as a 'Welsh Independent Socialist and Ecologist'.

Black sought election as a 'Christian Alliance' candidate. He opposed British membership of the EC (Common Market).

WEST GLAMORGAN, ABERAVON [549]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198353,44375.6Rt. Hon. J. Morris
Mrs. S.M. Cutts
G.N.A. Bailey
A.G. Phillips
Lab
L
C
PC
23,745
8,206
6,605
1,859
15,539



*
58.8
20.3
16.3
4.6
38.5
198752,28077.7
Rt. Hon. J. Morris
Mrs. M. Harris
P.T.P. Warrick
Miss A.L. Howells
Lab
L
C
PC
27,126
6,517
5,861
1,124
20,609



*
66.8
16.0
14.4
2.8
50.8
199251,655*77.6
Rt. Hon. J. Morris
W.H. Williams
Mrs. M. Harris
D.W.J. Saunders
C. Beany
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
Ind
26,877
5,567
4,999
1,919
707
21,310



*
*
67.1
13.9
12.5
4.8
1.8
53.2
Note:-
1992:Beany had changed his name from Barry Kirk in order to seek election. He described himself as a 'Real Bean'.

WEST GLAMORGAN, GOWER [550]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198356,69378.7G.L. Wardell
Dr. A.R.T. Kenyon
G.G. Jones
N. Williams
Lab
C
SDP
PC
16,972
15,767
10,416
1,444
1,205



*
38.1
35.3
23.4
3.2
2.8
198758,87180.7
G.L. Wardell
G.A.L. Price
D.H.O. Elliott
J.G.M. Edwards
Lab
C
SDP
PC
22,138
16,374
7,645
1,341
5,764



*
46.6
34.5
16.1
2.8
12.1
199257,229*81.9
G.L. Wardell
A.L. Donnelly
C.G. Davies
A. Price
B. Kingzett
G.P. Egan
M.S. Beresford
Lab
C
L Dem
PC
GP
RLGGP
NLP
23,485
16,437
4,655
1,639
448
114
74
7,048



*
*
*
*
50.1
35.1
9.9
3.5
1.0
0.2
0.2
15.0

WEST GLAMORGAN, NEATH [551]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198355,27276.5D.R. Coleman
D.K. Davies
R.W. Buckley
D.I. Owen
J. Donovan
Lab
SDP
C
PC
Ind Dem
22,670
9,066
7,350
3,046
150
13,604



*
*
53.6
21.4
17.4
7.2
0.4
32.2
198755,26178.8
D.R. Coleman
M.R.T. Howe
J. Warman
H. John
Lab
C
SDP
PC
27,612
7,034
6,132
2,792
20,578

63.4
16.1
14.1
6.4
47.3
(Death)
1991
(4/4)
54,48263.7
P.G. Hain
Dr. D.R. Evans
R.G. Evans
D.G.B. Lloyd
J. Warman
R.V.W. Jeffries
L.D. Sutch
B. Kirk
Lab
PC
C
L Dem
SD
Ind Lab
MRLP
Ind
17,962
8,132
2,995
2,000
1,826
1,253
263
262
9,830





*
*
*
51.8
23.4
8.6
5.8
5.3
3.6
0.8
0.7
28.4
199256,355*80.6
P.G. Hain
D.R. Adams
Dr. D.R. Evans
Rev. M. Phillips
Lab
C
PC
L Dem
30,903
6,928
5,145
2,467
23,975

68.0
15.3
11.3
5.4
52.7
Notes:-
1991:Jeffries sought election as a 'Local Independent Labour' candidate. The official Labour candidate had been born in South Africa and fought previous elections in Putney, London.

Kirk sought election as 'Captain Beany of the Bean Party'. He was raising money for charity.

GWENT, BLAENAU GWENT [552]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198355,94876.8Rt. Hon. M.M. Foot
G.M. Atkinson
T.P. Morgan
S. Morgan
Lab
L
C
PC
30,113
6,488
4,816
1,624
23,625


*
*
70.0
15.1
11.2
3.7
54.9
198756,01177.2
Rt. Hon. M.M. Foot
A.R. Taylor
D.I. McBride
S. Morgan
Lab
C
L
PC
32,820
4,959
3,847
1,621
27,861



*
75.9
11.5
8.9
3.7
64.4
199255,643*78.1
L.T. Smith
D.R.M. Melding
A. Burns
T.A.R. Davies
Lab
C
L Dem
PC/GP
34,333
4,266
2,774
2,099
30,067



*
79.0
9.8
6.4
4.8
69.2

GWENT, ISLWYN [553]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198350,26177.7N.G. Kinnock
D.S. Johnson
M.J. Bevan
A. Richards
Lab
SDP
C
PC
23,183
8,803
5,511
1,574
14,380



*
59.4
22.5
14.1
4.0
36.9
198750,41480.4
Rt. Hon. N.G. Kinnock
J.K. Twitchen
Mrs. J-A. Gasson
A. Richards
Lab
C
SDP
PC
28,901
5,954
3,746
1,932
22,947



*
71.3
14.7
9.2
4.8
56.6
199251,082*81.4
Rt. Hon. N.G. Kinnock
P.W. Bone
A.M. Symonds
Miss H.M. Jones
L.D. Sutch
Lab
C
L Dem
PC/GP
MRLP
30,908
6,180
2,352
1,606
547
24,728



*
*
74.3
14.8
5.7
3.9
1.3
59.5
(Resignation on appointment as a Commissioner of the European Union)
1995
(16/2)
50,97145.4
J.D. Touhig
Mrs. J.A. Davies
J.G. Bushell
R.J. Buckland
L.D. Sutch
H. Moelwyn Hughes
T.P. Rees
Lab/Co-op
PC
L Dem
C
MRLP
UKIP
NLP
16,030
2,933
2,448
913
506
289
47
13,097



*
*
*
*
69.2
12.7
10.6
3.9
2.2
1.2
0.2
56.5

GWENT, MONMOUTH [554]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198356,11278.8J. Stradling Thomas
C.D. Lindley
C. Short
G.O. Williams
C
SDP
Lab
PC
21,746
12,403
9,593
493
9,343



*
49.2
28.0
21.7
1.1
21.2
198758,29280.8
Sir J. Stradling Thomas
Mrs. K. Gass
C.D. Lindley
Mrs. S.R. Meredudd
C
Lab
SDP
PC
22,387
13,037
11,313
363
9,350



*
47.5
27.7
24.0
0.8
19.8
(Death)
1991
(16/5)
59,46075.8
H.W.E. Edwards
R.K. Evans
Mrs. F.A. David
L.D. Sutch
M.J. Witherden
P.R. Carpenter
Miss L.St-C. Whiplash
Lab
C
L Dem
MRLP
PC/GP
Ind
Cor P
17,733
15,327
11,164
314
277
164
121
2,406



*
*
*
*
39.3
34.0
24.8
0.7
0.6
0.4
0.3
5.3
199259,148*86.1
R.K. Evans
H.W.E. Edwards
Mrs. F.A. David
M.J. Witherden
C
Lab
L Dem
PC/GP
24,059
20,855
5,562
431
3,204



*
47.3
41.0
10.9
0.8
6.3
Note:-
1991:Carpenter advocated that the tax and benefit system be simplified by the creation of a single, all-inclusive tax.

GWENT, NEWPORT EAST [555]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198352,50376.6R.J. Hughes
K.R. Thomason
Mrs. F.A. David
D.J. Thomas
Lab
C
SDP
PC
15,931
13,301
10,293
697
2,630


*
*
39.6
33.1
25.6
1.7
6.5
198752,37579.8
R.J. Hughes
G.R. Webster-Gardiner
Mrs. F.A. David
G. Butler
Lab
C
SDP
PC
20,518
13,454
7,383
458
7,064



*
49.1
32.2
17.6
1.1
16.9
199251,602*81.2
R.J. Hughes
Mrs. A.A. Emmett
W.A. Oliver
S.M. Ainley
Lab
C
L Dem
PC/GP
23,050
13,151
4,991
716
9,899



*
55.0
31.4
11.9
1.7
23.6

GWENT, NEWPORT WEST [556]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198354,12577.5
M.N.F. Robinson
B. Davies
W.R.D. Jones
D.R. Watkins
C
Lab
L
PC
15,948
15,367
10,163
477
581



*
38.0
36.6
24.2
1.2
1.4
198755,45581.8
P.P. Flynn
M.N.F. Robinson
G.W. Roddick
D.J. Bevan
Lab
C
L
PC
20,887
18,179
5,903
377
2,708



*
46.1
40.1
13.0
0.8
6.0
199254,872*82.8
P.P. Flynn
A.R. Taylor
J.W.A. Toye
P.J. Keelan
Lab
C
L Dem
PC/GP
24,139
16,360
4,296
653
7,779



*
53.1
36.0
9.5
1.4
17.1

GWENT, TORFAEN [557]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198358,73974.4L. Abse
G.R. Blackburn
P.J. Martin
Mrs. P.M.R. Cox
Lab
L
C
PC
20,678
12,393
9,751
896
8,285



*
47.3
28.3
22.3
2.1
19.0
198759,89675.6
P.P. Murphy
G.R. Blackburn
R.I.N. Gordon
Miss J. Evans
M.J. Witherden
Lab
L
C
PC
GP
26,577
9,027
8,632
577
450
17,550



*
*
58.7
19.9
19.1
1.3
1.0
38.8
199261,103*77.5
P.P. Murphy
M.C. Watkins
M.G. Hewson
Dr. J.I. Cox
Lab
C
L Dem
PC/GP
30,352
9,598
6,178
1,210
20,754



*
64.1
20.3
13.1
2.5
43.8

GWYNEDD, CAERNARFON [558]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198344,14778.6D.W. Wigley
D.T. Jones
Mrs. B.H. Williams
O.G. Griffiths
PC
C
Lab
L
18,308
7,319
6,736
2,356
10,989



*
52.7
21.1
19.4
6.8
31.6
198745,66178.0
D.W. Wigley
F.F.E. Aubel
D. Rhys Williams
J.H. Parsons
PC
C
Lab
L
20,338
7,526
5,652
2,103
12,812

57.1
21.1
15.9
5.9
36.0
199245,34880.1
D.W. Wigley
P.E.H. Fowler
Ms. S. Mainwaring
R.A.W. Williams
G. Evans
PC
C
Lab
L Dem
NLP
21,439
6,963
5,641
2,101
173
14,476




*
59.0
19.2
15.5
5.8
0.5
39.8

GWYNEDD, CONWY [559]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198351,56776.4I.W.P. Roberts
Rev. J.R. Roberts
I.G. Walters
D. Iwan
C
L
Lab
PC
16,413
12,145
6,731
4,105
4,268



*
41.7
30.8
17.1
10.4
10.9
198752,29477.8
I.W.P. Roberts
Rev. J.R. Roberts
Mrs. B.H. Williams
R.V. Davies
C
L
Lab
PC
15,730
12,706
9,049
3,177
3,024

38.7
31.2
22.3
7.8
7.5
199253,66878.7
Rt. Hon. Sir I.W.P. Roberts
Rev. J.R. Roberts
Mrs. B.H. Williams
R.V. Davies
O. Wainwright
D.E. Hughes
C
L Dem
Lab
PC
Ind C
NLP
14,250
13,255
10,883
3,108
637
114
995




*
*
33.7
31.4
25.8
7.3
1.5
0.3
2.3

GWYNEDD, MEIRIONNYDD NANT CONWY [560]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198330,45981.3D.E. Thomas
D.G. Lloyd
D.L. Roberts
G. Williams
PC
C
SDP
Lab
9,709
7,066
4,254
3,735
2,643

39.2
28.5
17.2
15.1
10.7
198732,214*80.6
D.E. Thomas
D.T. Jones
H.G. Roberts
D.L. Roberts
PC
C
Lab
SDP
10,392
7,366
4,397
3,814
3,026

40.0
28.4
16.9
14.7
11.6
199232,41381.5
E. Llwyd
G.S. Lewis
D.R. Williams
Mrs. R.E. Parry
W.A. Pritchard
PC
C
Lab
L Dem
GP
11,608
6,995
4,978
2,358
471
4,613




*
44.0
26.5
18.8
8.9
1.8
17.5

GWYNEDD, YNYS MÔN [561]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198350,35979.6K.L. Best
I.W. Jones
T. Williams
D.E. Thomas
C
PC
Lab
SDP
15,017
13,333
6,791
4,947
1,684



*
37.5
33.3
16.9
12.3
4.2
198752,63381.7
I.W. Jones
R.K. Evans
C. Parry
I.W. Evans
PC
C
Lab
SDP
18,580
14,282
7,252
2,863
4,298

43.2
33.2
16.9
6.7
10.0
199253,41280.6
I.W. Jones
G.P. Rowlands
R.O. Jones
Mrs. P.E. Badger
Mrs. S.M. Parry
PC
C
Lab
L Dem
NLP
15,984
14,878
10,126
1,891
182
1,106



*
*
37.1
34.6
23.5
4.4
0.4
2.5

POWYS, BRECON and RADNOR [562]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198347,27780.1T.E. Hooson
Rev. D.R. Morris
R.A.L. Livsey
Mrs. S.R. Meredudd
R.G.W.P. Booth
C
Lab
L
PC
Ind
18,255
9,471
9,226
640
278
8,784



*
*
48.2
25.0
24.4
1.7
0.7
23.2
(Death)
1985
(4/7)
48,37179.4
R.A.L. Livsey
F.R. Willey
C.J. Butler
Mrs. J.M. Davies
D.E. Sutch
R.J. Everest
A.C.L. Genillard
L
Lab
C
PC
MRLP
Ind C
Ind
13,753
13,194
10,631
435
202
154
43
559



*
*
*
*
35.8
34.4
27.7
1.1
0.5
0.4
0.1
1.4
198749,41084.3
R.A.L. Livsey

J.P. Evans
F.R. Willey
J.H. Davies
L (SLD)
(L Dem)
C
Lab
PC
14,509

14,453
12,180
535
56




*
34.8

34.7
29.2
1.3
0.1
199251,56485.9
J.P. Evans
R.A.L. Livsey
C.J. Mann
Mrs. S.R. Meredudd
H.W. Richards
C
L Dem
Lab
PC
GP
15,977
15,847
11,634
418
393
130



*
*
36.1
35.8
26.3
0.9
0.9
0.3

from 1994 this constituency was renamed Powys, Brecknock and Radnorshire

Notes:-
1983:Booth was the candidate of the 'Rural Revival Party', which he had formed in Hay-on-Wye in the constituency. The policy of the party was essentially anti-government interference and supported the reintroduction of horses.
1985:Everest described himself as a 'One Nation Conservative'.

Genillard sought election as a 'Free the World from Multiple Sclerosis' candidate.

POWYS, MONTGOMERY [563]

ElectionElectorsT'out
CandidatePartyVotes
%
198337,47479.2
A.C. Carlile
D.J.D. Williams
A.J. Wilson
Dr. C.I. Clowes
D.W.L. Rowlands
L
C
Lab
PC
Ind
12,863
12,195
2,550
1,585
487
668



*
*
43.3
41.1
8.6
5.3
1.7
2.2
198739,806*79.4
A.C. Carlile

D.M. Evans
E.D.W. Llewellyn-Jones
Dr. C.I. Clowes
L (SLD)
(L Dem)
C
Lab
PC
14,729

12,171
3,304
1,412
2,558




*
46.6

38.5
10.4
4.5
8.1
199241,38679.9
A.C. Carlile
Mrs. J. France-Hayhurst
S.J. Wood
H.N. Parsons
P.H.W. Adams
L Dem
C
Lab
PC
GP
16,031
10,822
4,115
1,581
508
5,029



*
*
48.5
32.7
12.5
4.8
1.5
15.8

from 1994 this constituency was renamed Powys, Montgomeryshire

Notes:-
1983:Rowlands was opposed to British membership of the European Communities.
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