The 2015 Huntingdonshire District Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Huntingdonshire District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results summary

Huntingdonshire District Council election, 2015
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 39 1 1 Steady 53.2 29,585 +14.3
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 0 Steady 8.4 4,689 -2.3
  UKIP 4 0 1 Decrease 1 18.4 10,207 -13.0
  Independent 4 0 0 Steady 4.8 2,689 -0.6
  Labour 2 1 0 Increase 1 14.2 7,878 +1.7
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.8 466 -0.2

Ward results

Brampton

Brampton 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Paul Morris 1,031 56.2
Conservative Lin Sinclair 643 35.1
Labour Rob Gardiner 160 8.7
Majority 388 21.1 -1.6
Liberal Democrats gain from

Godmanchester

Godmanchester 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Warren Sutkins 411 24
Labour Samuel Paul Sweek 253 15
Liberal Democrats David Richard Underwood 1055 61
Majority
Swing

Huntingdon East

Huntingdon East 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tom Fletcher 610 25
Labour Marion Kadewere 294 12
Liberal Democrats Michael Frederick Shellens 1208 49
UKIP Jane Varghese 375 15
Majority 598 5.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Huntingdon North

Huntingdon North 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richards Valatka 171 17 -16
Independent Alan James Mackender-Lawrence 115 11 0
Labour Patrick Kadewere 433 43 +0.2
Liberal Democrats Lakkana Rajiv Peiris Yalagala 48 5 -4
UKIP Peter Henry Ashcroft 234 23 5.5
Majority 199 19 0.3
Labour hold Swing +0.3

Little Paxton

Little Paxton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Laurence Swain 361 48.7 -27.6
Liberal Democrats James Bartrick 231 24.7 +11.5
Green Liz Timms 140 16.4 N/A
UKIP Daniel Morris 121 13.0 N/A
Labour Nicholas Janson Kumbula 81 15.0 +2.6
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Ramsey

Ramsey 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian James Curtis 300
Labour Kevin John Minnette 303
UKIP Lisa Ann Duffy 1,109
Majority
UKIP hold Swing

Sawtry

Sawtry 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nikki Elliott
Independent Dick Tuplin
Labour Jonathan Hugh Orchard
UKIP Nicholas Vaughan Ashley
Majority
Swing

Somersham

Somersham 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Criswell
Labour Iain Michael Ramsbottom
UKIP Shirley Joy Reeve
Majority
Swing

St Ives East

St Ives East 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jason David Ablewhite
Labour Angela Louise Richards
Liberal Democrats Colin Macrae Saunderson
UKIP Paul Bullen
Majority
Swing

St Ives South

St Ives South 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Winston Davies
Eccentric Party of Great Britain Lord Toby Jug
Labour John Philip Watson
UKIP Lynne Alexandra Bullen
Majority
Swing

St Ives West

St Ives West 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ryan Fuller
Labour Richard John Allen
Liberal Democrats David Frederick Hodge
UKIP Margaret Teresa King
Majority
Swing

St Neots Eaton Ford

St Neots Eaton Ford 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham John Welton
Green Melina Lafirenze
Independent Bob Farrer
Independent Sandie Giles
Labour Anna Elizabeth Hayward
Majority
Swing

St Neots Eaton Socon

St Neots Eaton Socon 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Ivan Prentice
Independent Derek Arthur Giles
Labour Patricia Anne Nicholls
Majority
Swing

St Neots Eynesbury

St Neots Eynesbury 2015 (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Anthony Moores
Conservative Adrian Lee Usher
Independent Jim Corley
Independent Simone Leigh Taylor
Labour Doctor Nik Johnson
Labour Tony McNeill
Majority
Swing
Swing

The Hemingfords

The Hemingfords 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alison Donaldson
Labour Robert Anthony Leach
Liberal Democrats David John Priestman
UKIP Philip Foster
Majority
Swing

Warboys and Bury

Warboys and Bury 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jill Tavener 821 51% 4.7
UKIP Mick Mean 402 25% -1.2
Liberal Democrats Tony Hulme 237 15% 3.2
Labour Kevin Roy Goddard 165 10% 4.8
Majority 419 27% 6.9
Conservative hold Swing 38

Yaxley and Farcet

Yaxley and Farcet 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
UKIP
Labour
Majority
Swing

By-elections between 2015 and 2016

Huntingdon East by-election

A by-election was held in Huntingdon East on 10 December 2015 after the resignation of UKIP councillor Andrew Hardy.[2] The seat was gained for the Liberal Democrats by Ste Greenall.

Huntingdon East by-election 10 December 2015[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ste Greenall 844 45.0 +17.2
Conservative Tom Fletcher 596 31.8 -3.3
UKIP Martin Cohen 293 15.6 -7.8
Labour Duncan Williams 141 7.5 -5.0
Majority 248 13.2
Turnout 1,874
Liberal Democrats gain from UKIP Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ Mansfield, Daniel (30 October 2015). "UKIP councillor triggers by-election after resigning from seat". The Hunts Post. Retrieved 18 December 2022.
  3. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project — Huntingdon East Ward". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 18 December 2022.