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Political Representation


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Newport City Council

Newport has 50 elected councillors representing 20 electoral wards and elections to the council are held every four years.

View the results of the last Newport City Council election, which took place 3 May 2012.

An election to fill a vacancy for a councillor in the Pillgwenlly ward took place Thursday 31 October 2013…

Community Councils in Newport

In Newport there are 14 community councils in the suburban and rural areas of the city.

View the results of the last Community Council elections which took place 3 May 2012.

Police and Crime Commissioner

On November 15 2012 police and crime commissioners were elected across England and Wales.

European Parliament

The European Parliament is based in Brussels with members of the parliament elected by member states of the European Union.

Wales is represented by four Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) who serve a five year term.

Find MEPs on the European Parliament website.

View the European election results 22 May 2014.

UK Parliament

Newport has two parliamentary seats, Newport East and Newport West, each returning one Member of Parliament.

MPs are elected for a five year term and sit in the House of Commons, Westminster.

Find MPs on the UK Parliament website.

View the results of the General Election held 6 May 2010 for Newport East (pdf) and Newport West (pdf)

Welsh Assembly Government

The first elections to the National Assembly for Wales were held 6 May 1999 and elections are held every four years.

Newport forms part of the South Wales East electoral region which returns four Assembly Members.

Find Assembly Members on the National Assembly for Wales website.

View the results of the 5 May 2011 election.

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