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NEWPORT WEST: Constituency profile

South Wales Argus: MAJOR EMPLOYER: Newport West is home to the Intellectual Property Office

DESPITE being a solid Labour seat since the beginnings of the Assembly, the party has seen its Newport West majority slip in recent years.

NEWPORT WEST: Lyndon Binding (Plaid Cymru)

South Wales Argus: NEWPORT WEST: Lyndon Binding (Plaid Cymru)

LYNDON J Binding was born in South Wales in 1971.

NEWPORT WEST: Rosemary Butler (Labour)

South Wales Argus: NEWPORT WEST: Rosemary Butler (Labour)

NEWPORT West Conservatives have been claiming in their election leaflets that I – as the local AM – wanted the critical care unit at the Royal Gwent Hospital to leave Newport.

NEWPORT WEST: Liz Newton (Liberal Democrat)

South Wales Argus: NEWPORT WEST: Liz Newton (Liberal Democrat)

I’VE lived in Newport all my life, I love this area and want to stay living and working here, but the last 12 years of Labour in the Welsh Assembly have made this difficult for me.

NEWPORT WEST: David Williams (Conservative)

South Wales Argus: NEWPORT WEST: David Williams (Conservative)

I AM David Thomas Williams, I am the Conservative candidate for the Welsh Assembly Elections on May 5, 2011 I am a local, having lived in Newport West for forty years.

CONSTITUENCY PROFILE: Newport West

South Wales Argus: CITY SITE: High Street, Newport

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

THE constituency of Newport West is considered to be one of the safest seats in Gwent, after being held by the same Labour MP for more than two decades.

Pippa Bartolotti, Green Party

South Wales Argus: Pippa Bartolotti, Green Party

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

I have worked in business most my life. From the fashion industry in London, to electronics and software development, I have done the hard miles in all aspects of business start-up and growth.

Veronica German - Liberal democrat

South Wales Argus: Veronica German - Liberal democrat

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

A vote for fairness and common sense

Paul Flynn, Labour

South Wales Argus: Paul Flynn, Labour

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

When first elected I promised to always tell you the whole truth. Most people are cynical about politicians for understandable reasons. But I am a conviction not a career politician, fired up as ever about the need for reforms

Hugh Moelwyn Hughes, UKIP

South Wales Argus: Hugh Moelwyn Hughes, UKIP

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

Born in Birkenhead, I practiced Law in the community in Newport up until retirement which I spend with my wife of many years.

Jeff Rees, Plaid Cymru

South Wales Argus: Jeff Rees, Plaid Cymru

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

Jeff Rees is 46 years old, divorced with an adult son. He a Plaid Councillor, incidentally never claiming expenses.

Matthew Williams, Conservative

South Wales Argus: Matthew Williams, Conservative

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

I want to be your MP in Newport West because I believe our city and our country can be better. Since I first came to Newport over 25 years ago whilst at Monmouth School I have seen a city with so much potential let down by decades of poor leadership.

Timothy Windsor - British National Party

South Wales Argus: Timothy Windsor - British National Party

3:00pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

Born in Cardiff, I have been a self-employed stonemason for thirty years although I spent some years as a pub landlord. In this time I have experienced at first hand the shortage of contracts available which has made it necessary to travel anywhere in the country to find work, and at ever reducing rates.






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