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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

GENERAL ELECTION 2010 - LIVE BLOG


GENERAL ELECTION 2010 – LATEST NEWS

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.

Report on voting chaos published South Wales Argus: The Electoral Commission is to publish a report into General Election voting chaos

3:45am Thursday 20th May 2010

The Electoral Commission is to publish a report into voting chaos which left hundreds of people queuing outside polling stations on election day.

Lib Dems seek to keep subsidies South Wales Argus: The Lib Dems could continue getting taxpayer subsidies for opposition parties

1:17am Thursday 20th May 2010

The Liberal Democrats could continue getting taxpayer subsidies for opposition parties despite entering government, it has been revealed.

Leaders unveil details of coalition South Wales Argus: David Cameron and Nick Clegg will unveil the full details of their historic coalition deal

10:28pm Wednesday 19th May 2010

David Cameron and Nick Clegg will unveil the full details of their historic coalition deal, insisting they have found enough common ground to stay in power for five years.




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