Independent 11. Easternmost valley of South Wales, along the Afon Lwyd. Main towns are Cwmbran (new town with steelworks), Pontypool, and Blaenavon.
Alan Slade and Dave Thomas (both Llantarnam) moved from Labour to Independent in March 2019. Jason O'Connell (Greenmeadow) moved from Independent to Conservative in October 2018.
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