Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire South

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Simon Hart
, have the following results:
  • 17,626 total votes taken.
  • 43.7% share of the total vote
  • +2.6% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Delyth Evans
, have the following results:
  • 11,572 total votes taken.
  • 28.7% share of the total vote
  • -4.0% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate John Atkinson
, have the following results:
  • 4,698 total votes taken.
  • 11.6% share of the total vote
  • +8.8% change in share of the votes
Plaid Cymru
, with candidate Elwyn Williams
, have the following results:
  • 4,201 total votes taken.
  • 10.4% share of the total vote
  • 0.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Gary Tapley
, have the following results:
  • 1,290 total votes taken.
  • 3.2% share of the total vote
  • +3.2% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Selwyn Runnett
, have the following results:
  • 963 total votes taken.
  • 2.4% share of the total vote
  • -9.7% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

CON majority: 6,054 15.0%
Turnout
69.9%

Vote share

Party %
CON 43.7
LAB 28.7
UKIP 11.6
PC 10.4
GRN 3.2
LD 2.4

Vote share change since 2010

-%
+%
UKIP
+8.8
GRN
+3.2
CON
+2.6
PC
+0.0
LAB
-4.0
LD
-9.7

Latest updates Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire South

25.02.2016

12:13

Senior UKIP Wales figure quits party

The man who managed UKIP Wales' European and general election campaigns resigns from the party amid a row over candidate selection.

08.05.2015

03:56
Breaking

Conservative hold

07.05.2015

22:34

Conservatives confident

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Conservatives seem pretty confident in keeping both these seats. They are expressing surprise at the exit poll, but says it chimes with the reaction they were getting on the doorstep.

28.04.2015

12:58

Election battle on the western front

The constituency of Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, candidates say key voter issues range from the NHS to immigration.

24.04.2015

11:04

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

BBC Wales' Steffan Messenger takes a closer look at Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire as we pitch our election tent there.

17.04.2015

20:53

BBC Wales' election 2015 tour

BBC Wales is going on a General Election 2015 tour, with live radio, TV and online coverage from key battlegrounds across the nation.
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Constituency profile

The constituency stretches from the town of Carmarthen in the east, to the southern tip of the Haven Waterway on the Pembrokeshire coast. The traditional seaside resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot are in the constituency, as is Laugharne, which was once home to the poet Dylan Thomas.

The proportion of self-employed workers here at the end of 2014 was 11.8% - higher than the Welsh and British averages. At 11.9% the proportion of people with no qualifications is also higher than the Welsh and British averages.

The Conservatives have held the seat in Parliament since 2010 and in the Welsh assembly since 2007. Simon Hart won the seat for the Tories at the last election, taking it from Labour with a swing of 6.9%.