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Wales Results

Welsh Assembly Results
Party Welsh Labour Plaid Cymru Welsh Conservative UKIP Wales Welsh Liberal Democrat
Seats 29 12 11 7 1
Change −1 +1 −3 +7 −4

After 60 of 60 seats About these resultsResults in full

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Brecon and Radnorshire

Welsh Assembly constituency Region - Mid and West Wales
Result: LD HOLD


Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats


Welsh Liberal Democrat

Candidates Kirsty Williams Votes 15,898 52.4% Net percentage change in seats +9.3


Welsh Conservative

Candidates Gary Price Votes 7,728 25.4% Net percentage change in seats −7.9


Welsh Labour

Candidates Alex Thomas Votes 2,703 8.9% Net percentage change in seats −8.0


UKIP Wales

Candidates Thomas Turton Votes 2,161 7.1% Net percentage change in seats +7.1


Plaid Cymru

Candidates Freddy Greaves Votes 1,180 3.9% Net percentage change in seats −2.8


Wales Green Party

Candidates Grenville Ham Votes 697 2.3% Net percentage change in seats +2.3

Turnout and Majority

Welsh Liberal Democrat Majority




Vote share

Party %
Welsh Liberal Democrat 52.4
Welsh Conservative 25.4
Welsh Labour 8.9
UKIP Wales 7.1
Plaid Cymru 3.9

Vote share change since 2011

Welsh Liberal Democrat
UKIP Wales
Plaid Cymru
Welsh Conservative
Welsh Labour

Constituency Profile

This is a rural seat covering much of mid Wales.

The constituency contains the towns of Brecon and Llandrindod Wells, as well as Builth Wells, home to the annual Royal Welsh Show. Agriculture is a major employer and the constituency has a high number of small businesses. The constituency has one of the highest employment rates in Wales at 77% (the Wales average is 69%) and one of the lowest out-of-work benefit claimaint rates in Wales at 9% (the Wales average is 12%). The Liberal Democrat leader, Kirsty Williams, has held the seat at the Assembly since the first elections in 1999. At the last election in 2011, she won with 43% of the vote. The Conservatives came second with 33%, Labour were third with 16% and Plaid Cymru fourth with 6%.

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