Aberavon (UK Parliament constituency)

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Coordinates: 51°36′00″N 3°48′43″W / 51.600°N 3.812°W / 51.600; -3.812

Aberavon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1918 general election and returns one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system. The seat has been held by the Labour Party since its creation, and for seven years was held by Ramsay MacDonald, the Prime Minister in 1924 and from 1929 to 1935.



The constituency is in south Wales, situated on the right bank of the River Afan, near its mouth in Swansea Bay. The constituency includes the wards of Aberavon, Baglan, Briton Ferry East, Briton Ferry West, Bryn and Cwmavon, Coedffranc Central, Coedffranc North, Coedffranc West, Cymmer, Glyncorrwg, Gwynfi, Margam, Port Talbot, Sandfields East, Sandfields West and Tai-bach.

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