Independent group 8, individual Independent 4. 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 individual Independent in March 2019; Thomas is aligned to the Brexit Party but remains an Independent on the council.
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