Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a constituency in Caerphilly, Wales. The seat has been held by Gerald Jones (Labour) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
4,056
Electorate
54,715
Turnout
58.6%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Havard, Dai
Labour
14,007 43.7% -16.8%
Kitcher, Amy
Liberal Democrat
9,951 31.0% 17.0%
Hill, Maria
Conservative
2,412 7.5% -1.4%
Tovey, Clive
Independent
1,845 5.8% 1.4%
Jones, Glyndwr
Plaid Cymru
1,621 5.1% -4.9%
Barnes, Richard
BNP
1,173 3.7% 3.7%
Brown, Adam
UK Independence Party
872 2.7% 0.4%
Cowdell, Alan
SLP
195 0.6% 0.6%