Gwent County Council (Welsh: Cyngor Sir Gwent) was the local authority that governed the county of Gwent in South Wales from its creation in 1974 to its abolition in 1996.
- 31 March 1996; 25 years ago
- May 1993
- 1 April 1974; 47 years ago
- 12 April 1973
Gwent (county) Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales. It was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, and was named after the ancient Kingdom of Gwent. The authority was a successor to both the administrative county of Monmouthshire (with minor boundary changes) and the county ...
- Non-metropolitan county (1974–1996) Preserved county (1996–)
- Gwent County Council (1974–1996)
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The 1973 Gwent County Council election was held on Thursday 12 April 1973 to elect councillors to the new Gwent County Council, governing the new county of Gwent, Wales. It took place on the same day as other county council elections in the United Kingdom .
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent) is the governing body for Blaenau Gwent, one of the Principal Areas of Wales.WardCommunitiesOther geographic areasAbertillery (3 Seats - 1 No Party, 2 ...Abertillery & Llanhilleth Town * ...Rhiw Park, Aberillery ParkThat part of the Community of Beaufort ...Newchurch, GlyncoedBeaufort (2 seats)That part of the Community of Beaufort ...Garn Lydan, Carmeltown,Blaina (3 seats)Nantyglo & Blaina Town * (Blaina ward)Cwm Celyn, Bournville
Gwent is one of the eight preserved counties of Wales. It was created on 1 April 1974. It was named after the Kingdom of Gwent, an ancient kingdom. In 1996, it was abolished and became five seperate counties and boroughs.
- Non-metropolitan county (1974–1996), Preserved county (1996–)
This council was a successor to the previous Monmouth District Council along with a small part of the former Blaenau Gwent District Council area, which themselves were created in 1974. From 1996 until April 2012, the council's administrative headquarters were at the six-storey former Gwent County Hall at Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran – outside its own jurisdiction in the neighbouring borough of Torfaen and shared with Torfaen County Borough Council.
Apr 06, 2021 · Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales. It was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, and was named after the ancient Kingdom of Gwent. The authority was a successor to both the administrative county of Monmouthshire (with minor boundary changes) and the county borough of Newport (both authorities which were considered to be ...
This is a list of the political leaders of Welsh council areas . District. Style. Council majority. Council leader. Blaenau Gwent. County borough. Independent. Nigel John Daniels (Independent)
Blaenau Gwent (/ ˌ b l aɪ n aɪ ˈ ɡ w ɛ n t /; Welsh: [ˈbləi.nai]) is a county borough in Wales, sharing its name with a parliamentary constituency.It borders the unitary authority areas of Monmouthshire and Torfaen to the east, Caerphilly to the west and Powys to the north.