ISLWYN: Constituency profile

South Wales Argus: PLACES OF INTEREST: Blackwood Miners’ Institute

LABOUR will be defending a majority of 2,218 votes after holding onto the Islwyn seat since 2003 with Irene James.

ISLWYN: David Chipp (Conservative)

South Wales Argus: ISLWYN: David Chipp (Conservative)

CONSERVATIVE candidate David Chipp, was unavailable at the time this profile of Islwyn was published.

ISLWYN: Steffan Lewis (Plaid Cymru)

South Wales Argus: TORFAEN: Jeff Rees (Plaid Cymru)

NOW we’ve got a stronger Assembly, the priority for the coming years must be to use its full potential – improving standards in schools and creating good-quality jobs across Wales.

ISLWYN: Gwyn Price (Labour)

South Wales Argus: ISLWYN: Gwyn Price (Labour)

INTRODUCTION – My wife and I live in the heart of the constituency and we have a daughter who is a school teacher and one granddaughter.

ISLWYN: Tom Sullivan (Liberal Democrat)

South Wales Argus: ISLWYN: Tom Sullivan (Liberal Democrat)

IT IS clear to me that there is widespread dissatisfaction with the performance of the Welsh Assembly Government.

ISLWYN: Peter Whalley (BNP)

2:50pm Friday 29th April 2011

BNP candidate Peter Whalley, was unavailable at the time this profile of Islwyn was published.

CONSTITUENCY PROFILE: Islwyn

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

Islwyn has traditionally been an extremely safe seat for Labour, with the last two incumbents being Don Touhig and Neil Kinnock.

Asghar Javed Ali - Welsh liberal Democrats

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

My name is Mr Asghar Javed Ali and I am the Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Islwyn Constituency, South Wales.

Jason Richard Crew - UK Independence Party

South Wales Argus: Jason Richard Crew - UK Independence Party

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

Born in 1968 I was brought up in Newport Gwent and attended Hartridge Comprehensive School before moving to Blackwood where myself and my family have lived for the past 15 years.

Chris Evans - Labour Party

South Wales Argus: Chris Evans - Labour Party

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

As someone born and raised in the valleys it would be an honour to be elected to represent the community of Islwyn in Parliament.

Steffan Lewis - Plaid Cymru

South Wales Argus: Steffan Lewis - Plaid Cymru

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

At no other point in recent history has confidence and faith in our democracy been at such a low ebb.

Dave Rees - Independent

South Wales Argus: Dave Rees - Independent

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

All participants have been asked to produce a policy statement in order to help the constituents of Islwyn make up their minds on who to vote for in the forthcoming election.

Paul Taylor - Independent

South Wales Argus: Paul Taylor - Independent

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

Only read this if you really care, otherwise bin it!

Daniel Thomas - Welsh Conservative Party

South Wales Argus: Daniel Thomas - Welsh Conservative Party

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

Islwyn needs an MP who doesn't take the people for granted and wants to do the job for the right reasons.

John Roderick Voisey - British National Party

South Wales Argus: John Roderick Voisey - British National Party

3:00pm Saturday 1st May 2010

Born in Cardiff, a science graduate of the University of Wales, John is married with two adult daughters.






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