Electoral wards of Barry, with
Illtyd to the west
|Population||8,201 (2011 census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament|
|Councillors||3 (County), 3 (Town)|
The Illtyd ward covers a residential part of Barry to the west of the town. Barry College campus is in the ward as well as several schools, including the Welsh-medium Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg. The Barry ward of Baruc lies to the south, Dyfan lies to the northeast. The Vale ward of Rhoose lies to the west.
Town Council elections
County Council 1995-date
Since 1995 Illtyd has been a county ward, electing three county councillors to Vale of Glamorgan Council unitary authority. At the 1995 and 2012 elections all three seats were won by the Labour Party, while in 1999, 2004 and 2008 all three seats were won by the Conservatives.
On 4 May 2017 the Illtyd ward was regained by the Conservatives, as part of a wider success across Barry and the Vale. The three seats were won by Janice Charles, Tony Hampton and Marguerita Wright.
In December 2018 one of the Conservative councillors, a former cabinet member of the council, was suspended by the Conservative Party after being charged with 10 historical sexual offences.
Borough Council 1973-1996
Illtyd was also an electoral ward to the Vale of Glamorgan Borough Council between 1973 and 1996, electing three councillors. In 1973 it elected two Labour and one Independent councillor, but subsequently elected a mix of Labour and Conservative representatives.
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