27th November 2021

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Lee Waters retains the Llanelli seat for Labour with massive increase in majority

LEE WATERS (Labour) has been declared the returning Member of the Senedd for Llanelli.

Waters took 46% of the votes with 13930 constituents voting for him.

Mark Drakeford described Welsh Labour’s election as “an extraordinary set of results in extraordinary times”

The full results for Llanelli were:

BEER, Gareth David Reform UK 672
BURREE, Jonathan Edward Liberal Democrats 606
CAIACH, Siân Mair Gwlad – The Welsh Independence Part 544
JONES, Helen Mary Plaid Cymru – The Party of Wales 8255
LILLYMAN, Howard William UKIP 722
NAJMI, Shahana Independent 542
RYSZEWSKI, Stefan George Welsh Conservative Party 4947
WATERS, Lee Labour 13930

Speaking to Llanelli Online after his victory Mr Waters said that he was extremely happy with the win and he thanked all his staff and Labour colleagues including Nia Griffith MP. Asked if he put the success down to Labour’s handling of the pandemic he said that it was palpable but that the work he had been doing locally during his term as an MS was probably also a major factor.

Listen to the full interview here:

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