Cardiff North (geographical Area)
Coordinates: 51°31′01″N 3°12′11″W / 51.517°N 3.203°W / 51.517; -3.203
The population of the north of Cardiff is around 85,000 and is represented by the Conservative Party on most levels of government. The usage of the term is unofficial and boundaries are only ambiguously defined, but they generally share the postcodes CF14, CF15, CF23 and CF24, and the telephone code 029. Areas generally considered to be in North Cardiff are east of the River Taff:
The MP is Jonathan Evans of the Conservative Party. The AM is Julie Morgan of the Labour Party. Cardiff North is represented by 17 Conservative councillors, 5 Liberal Democrats councillors and 3 Independent councillors in the City and County of Cardiff Council. Cardiff North is mainly a Conservative area but does have a Labour member of the Welsh Assembly. Cardiff North is one of only a few Conservative voting seats in an Urban area outside of London and Southern England and the only Conservative Urban seat in Wales with other Conservative seats in Wales being in rural areas such as Monmouthshire and Pembrokeshire.
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