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Key statistics about Brecon & Radnorshire

The Liberal Democrats would need a 9.8% to retake the seat.

The Conservatives won the seat from the Liberal Democrats in 2015 (PA)
The Conservatives won the seat from the Liberal Democrats in 2015 (PA)

Here are the key statistics for the constituency of Brecon & Radnorshire:

– Chris Davies has represented the seat for the Conservatives since 2015. His majority at the 2017 general election was 8,038.

– The share of the vote in Brecon & Radnorshire at the 2017 general election was Conservatives 49%, Liberal Democrats 29%, Labour 18%, Plaid Cymru 3% and Ukip 1%.

– The Liberal Democrats held the constituency from 1997 to 2015. They would need a swing of 9.8% to retake the seat.

– They also held the seat between 1985 and 1992, after winning a by-election in July 1985 (in their previous guise as the Liberal Party).

– The Brecon & Radnorshire constituency for the Welsh Assembly has been represented by the Liberal Democrats since the Assembly was established in 1999.

– The parliamentary seat of Brecon & Radnorshire was held continuously by Labour for 40 years from 1939 until 1979. Since 1979 Labour has never held the seat.

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