The 2012 result in a year that was good for Labour was
But Plaid had already lost the seat in 2008 and it is Caroline Edwards the former councillor who has regained the seat after a eight year gap. Mr Hain might consider the response of Plaid AM Bethan Jenkins who has been very impressive lately.
Yes and how many doors did YOU knock Hain? Poor poor loser.
I'm not sure how much we can read in to this NPT is one of those councils where Labour are challenged by different Parties in different parts of the county.
Though currently there are 50 Labour 9 Plaid and 5 Independents though there has been a strong Ratepayer fraction as well as Liberal Democrats a local Social Democrat party and the occasional Tory.
Thursday result should be a Platform for Plaid to regain seats it lost in 2012 but as the main opposition they can expand beyond their current boundaries and may be one of the councils to watch if Plaid are going to turn more areas of Wales Green in 2016