Labour easily held the New Tredegar on Caerphilly council
New Tredegar result
EVANS Mark Anthony Lab 648
GORMAN Ian William Ukip 90
Con LEA Robert Con 47
No Plaid candidate but Ukip and Tories put up a challenge Neither of who give an address in the ward . Ukip gained 20% of the vote in the General Election in the Islwyn Constituency where the ward sits.
So it may be their bubble has burst.
Decent result for Labour and Plaid really need to put up a candidate in such a ward to reassert their presence on the council.
Result of ward at last election (2012): Emboldened denotes elected
New Tredegar electorate : 3319 turnout : 35.58%
candidate party votes %
Jones Morgan Independent 362 17.48%
Jones Gerald Welsh Labour 965 46.6% elected
Rees Les Welsh Labour 744 35.92% elected
The next by-election on Caerphilly is Cross Keys