Welsh Parliament election 2021

Labour remains in power after Welsh election

Labour will remain in power in Wales for another five years after matching its best-ever Senedd election result, winning half of the 60 seats in the Welsh Parliament.

On Saturday, the final regional seats in South Wales East and South Wales Central were declared.

With the results of those final eight seats, Labour has won 30 seats, the Conservatives 16, Plaid Cymru 13, and the Lib Dems one.

Counting complete. After 60 of 60 seats declared.

Change compared with 2016
  1. Labour

    • total seats 30
    • change +1
    • Constituency total seats 27
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 443,047
    • Constituency share 39.9%
    • Constituency share change +5.2
    • Region total seats 3
    • Region change +1
    • Region total votes 401,770
    • Region share 36.2%
    • Region share change +4.7
  2. Conservative

    • total seats 16
    • change +5
    • Constituency total seats 8
    • Constituency change +2
    • Constituency total votes 289,802
    • Constituency share 26.1%
    • Constituency share change +5.0
    • Region total seats 8
    • Region change +3
    • Region total votes 278,560
    • Region share 25.1%
    • Region share change +6.3
  3. Plaid Cymru

    • total seats 13
    • change +1
    • Constituency total seats 5
    • Constituency change -1
    • Constituency total votes 225,376
    • Constituency share 20.3%
    • Constituency share change -0.2
    • Region total seats 8
    • Region change +2
    • Region total votes 230,161
    • Region share 20.7%
    • Region share change -0.1
  4. Liberal Democrat

    • total seats 1
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change -1
    • Constituency total votes 54,202
    • Constituency share 4.9%
    • Constituency share change -2.8
    • Region total seats 1
    • Region change +1
    • Region total votes 48,217
    • Region share 4.3%
    • Region share change -2.2
  5. Green

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 17,817
    • Constituency share 1.6%
    • Constituency share change -0.9
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 48,714
    • Region share 4.4%
    • Region share change +1.4
  6. Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 18,149
    • Constituency share 1.6%
    • Constituency share change +1.6
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 41,399
    • Region share 3.7%
    • Region share change -0.7
  7. UK Independence Party

    • total seats 0
    • change -7
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 8,586
    • Constituency share 0.8%
    • Constituency share change -11.7
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change -7
    • Region total votes 17,341
    • Region share 1.6%
    • Region share change -11.4
  8. Reform UK

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 17,405
    • Constituency share 1.6%
    • Constituency share change +1.6
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 11,730
    • Region share 1.1%
    • Region share change +1.1
  9. Propel

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 8,864
    • Constituency share 0.8%
    • Constituency share change +0.8
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 9,825
    • Region share 0.9%
    • Region share change +0.9
  10. Gwlad

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 2,829
    • Constituency share 0.3%
    • Constituency share change +0.3
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 6,776
    • Region share 0.6%
    • Region share change +0.6
  11. Independent

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 21,064
    • Constituency share 1.7%
    • Constituency share change +1.7
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 3,709
    • Region share 0.3%
    • Region share change +0.3
  12. Communist Party of Britain

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 0
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 2,837
    • Region share 0.3%
    • Region share change +0.1
  13. Others

    • total seats 0
    • change 0
    • Constituency total seats 0
    • Constituency change 0
    • Constituency total votes 4,589
    • Constituency share 0.4%
    • Constituency share change +0.4
    • Region total seats 0
    • Region change 0
    • Region total votes 9,856
    • Region share 0.8%
    • Region share change +0.5

Turnout

Registered voters2,386,957
Turnout47%
Change since 2016+1.20%

Counting complete. After 4 of 4 police force areas declared.

  1. Dyfed-Powys

    Plaid Cymru, Dafydd Llywelyn
    Previous winner
    Plaid Cymru,
    Dafydd Llywelyn
  2. Gwent

    Labour, Jeff Cuthbert
    Previous winner
    Labour,
    Jeff Cuthbert
  3. North Wales

    Labour, Andy Dunbobbin
    Previous winner
    Plaid Cymru,
    Arfon Jones
  4. South Wales

    Labour, Alun Michael
    Previous winner
    Labour,
    Alun Michael
  1. Video content

    Video caption: Queen opens Senedd's sixth term in first visit to Wales in five years

    Greeted by a 21-gun salute, the monarch was joined by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

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    Video caption: The Queen in Wales: Meet the mace bearer for Welsh Parliament ceremony

    Meet the Welsh Parliament security officer who will be presenting the Queen with a mace.

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    Video caption: The Queen and Charlotte Church at Senedd openings since 1999

    The Queen is set to mark the official start of the proceedings of the new Welsh parliamentary term.

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    Video caption: Welsh election: Why did most people not vote?

    BBC Wales' political correspondent James Williams explores votes apathy.