Cardiff South and Penarth: Facts and figures

  • Labour MP Alun Michael has held the seat since 1987
  • In 2010, he won with a majority of 4,709
  • It is Wales' biggest constituency according to the size of the electorate
  • The turnout in 2010 was 60.2%


Labour hold by-election seat

Labour's Stephen Doughty is the new MP for Cardiff South and Penarth. He won by 5,334 votes, a small increase on the majority claimed by his predecessor Alun Michael in 2010.