Reduction in Torfaen Wards and Councillors

Published: 25 October 2021

Please see the following information and link from Torfaen regarding the reduction in the number of borough Councillors and reduction in number of wards in Torfaen. The changes do not apply to the Community Councils:

Following the completion of the Local Government Boundary Review 2016, The County Borough of Torfaen (Electoral Arrangements) Order 2021, has been signed by the Minister and is now in force.

The changes include a reduction in the number of councillors from 44 to 40 and the number of wards from 24 to 18. For further information please visit: