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Top three parties at a glance
Conservative 179 % 59.7%
Liberal Democrat 73 % 24.53%
Labour 27 % 9%
Swing: 12.19% from Liberal Democrat to Conservative
Candidate Party Votes % +/- %
Joseph Johnson South Wales Argus: Tory Conservative Elected 29,200 59.70
David McBride South Wales Argus: ElectionsModule Party Logo Liberal Democrat 12,000 24.53
Stephen Morgan South Wales Argus: Labour
Labour 4,400 9.00
Mick Greenhough South Wales Argus: ElectionsModule Party Logo UK Independence Party 1,360 2.78
Tess Culnane South Wales Argus: ElectionsModule Party Logo British National Party 1,241 2.54
Tamara Galloway South Wales Argus: ElectionsModule Party Logo Green 511 1.04
Chriss Snape South Wales Argus: ElectionsModule Party Logo English Democrats 199 0.41
Majority 17,200 35.17
Turnout 48,911 72.21

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GENERAL ELECTION 2010 – LATEST NEWS

Labour candidates get extra 13 days South Wales Argus: Labour MP Diane Abbott is to run for the leadership of the party

4:14pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Labour has caved in to complaints from candidates for the party leadership by allowing them an extra 13 days to gather nominations.

Call for changes after poll queues South Wales Argus: The Electoral Commission has pledged a thorough review after people missed out on voting

2:56pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The elections watchdog demanded "urgent changes" after condemning failings that left hundreds of people unable to vote on May 6.

Alcohol sales below cost price axed South Wales Argus: Theresa May said the Government ordered a wholesale review of the 24-hour licensing laws

1:23pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Supermarkets and off-licences will be banned from selling alcohol below cost price, the Government has confirmed.

Cameron wins 1922 Committee reform South Wales Argus: Prime Minister David Cameron's bid to reform 1922 Committee has been backed by MPs

12:44pm Thursday 20th May 2010

David Cameron's controversial bid to reform a key Tory backbench committee has been passed by his MPs.

Estate agents hail demise of Hips South Wales Argus: Estate agents have welcomed the scrapping of Home Information Packs

10:56am Thursday 20th May 2010

Estate agents have welcomed the news that controversial home information packs (Hips) are being scrapped with immediate effect.

Coalition 'boosting reform plans' South Wales Argus: David Cameron and Nick Clegg are revealing the full details of their coalition deal

10:30am Thursday 20th May 2010

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has insisted that the coalition Government's plans for reform have been strengthened by the need for compromise.

Home information packs to be axed South Wales Argus: Estate agents have welcomed the scrapping of Home Information Packs

9:29am Thursday 20th May 2010

Home information packs (Hips) will be consigned to history, the Government has announced.

Abbott to run for Labour leadership South Wales Argus: Labour MP Diane Abbott is to run for the leadership of the party

8:28am Thursday 20th May 2010

Left-wing Labour MP Diane Abbott has announced she is running for the party leadership, becoming the first woman to enter the race.

Chancellor in corporation tax vow South Wales Argus: Chancellor George Osborne reaffirmed his commitment to cut corporation tax

4:06am Thursday 20th May 2010

Chancellor George Osborne reaffirmed his commitment to cutting corporation tax in an effort to boost the economic competitiveness of British firms.

Cameron to hold talks with Sarkozy South Wales Argus: PM David Cameron is to visit French president Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris

3:53am Thursday 20th May 2010

David Cameron is to make his first foray on to the world stage as Prime Minister, visiting Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris.




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