Six candidates stand for constituency

9 April 2016

There are six candidates standing for the Cardiff South and Penarth constituency in the Welsh assembly elections on 5th May.

The seat was held by Labour’s Vaughan Gething at the last election.

The candidates are:

  • Dafydd Trystan Davies (Plaid Cymru) Party chairman, chair of Cycle Training Wales and director of a recycling charity, lives in Grangetown.
  • Vaughan Gething (Labour) Deputy health minister, former lawyer and was youngest president of the TUC in Wales; was elected as AM in 2011.
  • Ben Gray (Conservative) Stood in the 2011 Assembly election and chairman of the Penarth Conservative association
  • Nigel Howells (Liberal Democrat) Cardiff councillor in Adamsdown since 1999, stood in the 2015 General Election
  • Hugh Moelwyn Hughes (UKIP) A retired lawyer from Newport and first stood for the party in 1995.
  • Anthony Slaughter (Green Party) Garden designer and chairman of a local environmental group, who has stood in previous elections, including last year’s General Election.

You also have a vote for the South Wales Central list seat – where 13 different parties are represented. You can see the full list of nominees here.

There is also a vote in the South Wales police and crime commissioner election – details of candidates here.


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