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The 2016 Cambridge City Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Cambridge City Council in England. This was on the same day as other nationwide local elections. The Labour Party grouping gained two seats from the Liberal Democrats, increasing their majority on the council from 6 to 10 seats.[1]


2016 Cambridge City Council election

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16: one-third of 42
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
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Party Labour Liberal Democrats
Seat change Steady Increase
Popular vote 1
Swing Decrease Increase

  Third party Fourth party
 
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Party Independent Green
Seat change Steady Decrease
Swing Increase Increase

Results summary

2016 Cambridge City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 9 Increase 2 64.3 17 26 61.9 15,279 45.9 +11.4
  Liberal Democrats 4 Decrease 1 28.6 9 13 31.0 9,172 27.5 -0.1
  Independent 1 Steady 7.1 1 2 4.8 776 2.3 +2.1
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.4 3,335 10.0 -6.5
  Conservative 0 Decrease 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 3,927 11.8 -5.7
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 830 2.5 -1.3

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Leslie Johnson 1,235 61.3 +18.8
Green Monica Ursula Hone 292 14.5 -3.6
Liberal Democrats Nicky Shepard 266 13.2 -8.3
Conservative Angela Ozturk 222 11.0 -7.0
Turnout 2,015 31.9 -23.1
Labour hold Swing 13.6

Arbury

Arbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Todd-Jones 1,430 61.5 +22.4
Conservative James Andrew Strachan 282 12.1 -1.4
Liberal Democrats Timothy Derek Ward 368 15.8 -11.4
Green Stephen Roger Lawrence 245 10.5 -2.8
Turnout 2,325 37.4 -21.6
Labour hold Swing 16.9

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Hipkin 776 37.9 -11.6†
Labour Patrick Sheil 562 27.5 +2.0
Liberal Democrats Mark Timothy Argent 388 19.0 -11.4
Green Alacia Natalie Gent 191 9.3 -12.1
Conservative Edward Alexander Macnaghten 129 6.3 -16.1
Turnout 2,046 35.7 -17.3
Independent hold Swing -4.8

†on 2012 election.

Cherry Hinton

Cherry Hinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Paul Dryden 1,373 60.8 +19.3
Conservative Eric William Barrett-Payton 367 16.2 -2.8
Liberal Democrats Jamie Dalzell 210 9.3 -8.5
UKIP Richard Graham Jeffs 166 7.3 -1.6
Green Caitlin Patterson 143 6.3 -1.9
Turnout 2,259
Labour hold Swing

Coleridge

Coleridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rosy Moore 1,404 60.3 +22.2
Conservative Sam Barker 344 14.8 -3.0
Liberal Democrats Raymundo Leysan Carlos 234 10.0 -14.8
Green Virgil Au Wenhan Ierubino 187 8.0 -5.2
UKIP Bill Kaminski 158 6.8 +0.7
Turnout 2,327
Labour hold Swing

East Chesterton

East Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margery Betty Abbott 1,103 41.6 +2.7
Liberal Democrats Shahida Rahman 906 34.2 +6.4
Conservative Kevin Andre Francis 262 9.9 -4.6
UKIP Peter Burkinshaw 202 7.6 -0.2
Green Jiameng Gao 179 6.7 -4.4
Turnout 2,652
Labour hold Swing

King's Hedges

King's Hedges
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Gawthrope 981 54.5 +15.5
Liberal Democrats Hugh Bernard Newsam 233 13.7 +13.0
UKIP Dave Corn 223 12.4 +0.4
Conservative Anette Karimi 212 11.8 +3.9
Green Angela Kalinzi Ditchfield 152 8.4 -1.7
Turnout 1,801
Labour hold Swing

Market

Market
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tim Bick 777 38.5 +11.1
Labour Danielle Greene 717 35.5 +8.0
Green Stuart James Tuckwood 401 19.9 -7.8
Conservative Barney Baber 125 6.2 -11.3
Turnout 2,020
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Newnham

Newnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lucy Nethsingha 939 43.2 +10.5
Labour Ewan McGaughey 787 36.2 +8.2
Conservative Julius Carrington 234 10.8 -5.7
Green Mark Slade 216 9.9 -12.5
Turnout 2,176
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Petersfield

Petersfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Andrew Robertson 1,305 61.4 +17.4
Green Sharon Deep Kaur 321 15.1 -8.2
Liberal Democrats Daniel Stephen Levy 277 13.0 -8.4
Conservative Catherine Claire Durance 221 10.4 -1.0
Turnout 2,124
Labour hold Swing

Queen Edith's

Queen Edith's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jennifer A Page-Croft 1,189 43.0 +9.3
Labour John Beresford 801 29.0 +4.3
Conservative Manas Deb 544 19.7 -4.8
Green Joel Henry Chalfen 232 8.4 -3.9
Turnout 2,766
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Romsey

Romsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sophie Alice Barnett 1,409 49.7 +12.0
Liberal Democrats Catherine Helen Lindsay Smart 1,016 35.8 +5.3
Green Jane Heather Carpenter 273 9.6 -12.3
Conservative Roy Leonard Barton 139 4.9 -5.2
Turnout 2,837
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Trumpington

Trumpington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Donald Marshall Adey 1,212 41.3 +4.3
Labour Nick Gay 755 25.7 +2.1
Conservative Shapour Meftah 664 22.6 -4.7
Green Ceri Berbara Galloway 305 10.4 -4.6
Turnout 2,936
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

West Chesterton

West Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Sargeant 1,417 46.7 +11.5
Liberal Democrats Nichola Jane Harrison 1,157 38.1 +1.1
Green John David Bachelor 198 6.5 -5.8
Conservative Simon Lee 182 6.0 -6.1
UKIP Celia Margaret Conway 81 2.7 -0.9
Turnout 3,035
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +6.3

References

  1. ^ "Election results". Cambridge City Council. Retrieved 6 May 2016.