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The full list of election candidates standing in May’s Torfaen council elections

CANDIDATES who will be standing in next month’s council elections in Torfaen have been confirmed. The election on May 5 will see 40 county borough councillors elected from 18 electoral wards across the borough.

It follows recent changes in ward boundaries which resulted in the number of councillors being reduced from 44 and the number of wards from 24. Fourteen of the wards will be represented by more than one councillor, with six electing two members and eight electing three members. Nomination papers had to be submitted to Torfaen council no later than 4pm on Tuesday, April 5.

Here is the list of candidates standing in each ward published by Torfaen council.


Number of seats: three
Lynda Clarkson – Labour
Giles Davies – Labour
Andrew Thomas Millard – Conservative
Bob Rogers – Labour
Chris Tew – Independent
Wayne John Tomlinson – Independent


Number of seats: three
Liam James Cowles – Labour
Lewis Lyndon Evans – Labour
Nick Horler – Independent
John Hunt – Labour
Janet Jones – Independent
Alanna Mabli Elizabeth Senior – Conservative

Coed Eva

Number of seats: one
Steven John Clarke – Independent
Fiona Claire Cross – Labour
Nathan John Edmunds – Conservative


Number of seats: two
Amy Elizabeth Bubela – Conservative
Richard Giles Clark – Labour
Joanne Gauden – Labour
Roger Morgan – Conservative


Number of seats: two
Andrew Richard Leaves – Conservative
Rose Seabourne – Labour
Jayne Watkins – Labour


Number of seats: one
Jason O’Connell – Independent
Mandy Owen – Labour

Llanfrechfa and Ponthir

Number of seats: one
Huw Bevan – Conservative
Karl Gauden – Labour


Number of seats: three
Anthony Bird – Labour
David Bolton – Labour
Philip Davies – Green Party
Leighton Gerald Johnston – Labour
Nick Jones – Independent
Alan Slade – Independent
David Thomas – Independent
Matthew Woolfall Jones – Plaid Cymru


Number of seats: one
Cory David Micheal Scriven – Conservative
David Hartwell Williams – Labour

New Inn

Number of seats: three
Nick Byrne – Labour
Jon James – Labour
Keith James – Conservative
Nicholas Jones – Conservative
Rosemary Matthews – Labour
Richard Fraser Overton – Conservative


Number of seats: three
Anthony John Hunt – Labour
Adrian Robert Lang – Conservative
Jonathon Rhys Martin – Conservative
Norma Parrish – Labour
Stephen John Senior – Conservative
Nathan Yeowell – Labour


Number of seats: three
Stuart Ashley – Labour
Maxine Brankley – Independent
Duncan Campbell – Independent
David Daniels – Labour
Damian Edmunds – Independent
Sue Morgan – Labour
Ryan Martyn Richards – Liberal Democrats

Pontnewynydd and Snatchwood

Number of seats: two
Alfie Best – Labour
Russell Burgess – Independent
Michael Clarke – Conservative
Gwyn Jenkins – Independent
Nicholas Simons – Labour

Pontypool Fawr

Number of seats: three
Lyndon Gwyn Bishop – Conservative
Gaynor Elizabeth James – Labour
Mark Anthony Jones – Independent
Caroline Price – Labour
Paul James Stephens – Labour

St Dials

Number of seats: two
Catherine Bonera – Independent
Elizabeth Haynes – Independent
Fay Jones – Labour
Kebba Manneh – Labour
Paul Edgar Thomas – Conservative

Trevethin and Penygarn

Number of seats: two
Jon Horlor – Labour
Sue Malson – Labour
Andrew Richard White – Conservative

Two Locks and Henllys

Number of seats: three
Alexander David Boyce – Conservative
Jane Elizabeth Brown – Conservative
Ron Burnett – Independent
Mark Timothy Davies – Liberal Democrats
Kathy Evans – Labour
Kevin Fortey – Independent
Peter Jones – Labour
Brendan Roberts – Liberal Democrats
Rebecca Elizabeth Senior – Conservative
Vicky Stamper – Freedom Alliance
Colette Thomas – Labour

Upper Cwmbran

Number of seats: two
Steven Evans – Labour
Robert David Kemp – Independent
Sian Rhiannon Legge – Independent
Lucy Williams – Labour

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The full list of election candidates standing in May’s Torfaen council elections

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