The 2018 Cherwell District Council election was held on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Cherwell District Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Elections were held for 16 of the seats on the council.[1] The Conservative Party won one seat from an independent councillor. Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats each won one seat from the Conservatives. The Conservative Party remained in overall control of the council, with its majority reduced to 29. The Labour Party remained the largest opposition group, with their seats increased to nine. The Liberal Democrats became the third party with one seat.[2]

Ward results

Adderbury, Bloxham and Bodicote

Adderbury, Bloxham and Bodicote 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew John McHugh 1,457 58.6 +9.7
Labour Suezette Elizabeth Watson 540 21.7 +5.3
Liberal Democrats Peter Davis 284 11.4 -2.1
Green Andy Aris 207 8.3 -12.9
Turnout 35.82%
Majority 917
Conservative hold Swing

Banbury Calthorpe and Easington

Banbury Calthorpe and Easington 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Mepham 1,447 57.1 +9.5
Labour Antonio Oliver Joseph Ferrara 758 29.9 +2.4
Green Jane Beatrix Hamel 169 6.7 -8.2
Liberal Democrats Brent Jackson 158 6.2 -3.8
Turnout 33.80%
Majority 689
Conservative hold Swing

Banbury Cross and Neithrop

Banbury Cross and Neithrop 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cassi Perry 1,225 50.7 +3.0
Conservative Alastair John Milne-Home 883 36.6 +2.9
Green Bernard Geoffrey Dod 155 6.4 -12.2
Liberal Democrats Bette Melling 152 6.3 N/A
Turnout 35.50%
Majority 372
Labour gain from Conservative

Banbury Grimsbury and Hightown

Banbury Grimsbury and Hightown 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaida Hussain 1,098 49.2 +11.3
Conservative David Frederick Beverly 849 38.1 +9.0
Green Liz Vere 169 7.6 -3.6
Liberal Democrats David Brian Wiles 114 5.1 -3.3
Turnout 32.57%
Majority 249
Labour hold Swing

Banbury Hardwick

Banbury Hardwick 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Ilott 918 48.9 +15.5
Labour Perran Henry Rupert Moon 778 41.4 +15.6
Green Simmi Cumberbatch 182 9.7 -2.2
Turnout 30.88%
Majority 140
Conservative hold Swing

Banbury Ruscote

Banbury Ruscote 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Keir Richards 1,033 60.1 +11.2
Conservative Chris Phillips 580 33.7 +11.6
Green Rita Rosa Victoria White 107 6.2 -3.6
Turnout 27.87%
Majority 453
Labour hold Swing

Bicester East

Bicester East 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tom Wallis 1,018 53.4 +7.5
Labour Celia Helen Kavuma 653 34.3 -2.5
Green Robert Joseph Nixon 235 12.3 -5.1
Turnout 31.88%
Majority 365
Conservative hold Swing

Bicester North and Caversfield

Bicester North and Caversfield 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick Mawer 908 53.6 +13.0
Labour Margaret Elisabeth Lyon 457 27.0 +0.9
Liberal Democrats Daniel Morgan Murphy 192 11.3 N/A
Green Patrick Francis Boon 137 8.1 -6.8
Turnout 28.00%
Majority 451
Conservative hold Swing

Bicester South and Ambrosden

Bicester South and Ambrosden 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lucinda Elizabeth-Anne Louise Wing 824 38.0 +7.4
Independent Nick Cotter 796 36.7 +8.5
Labour Marcus English 421 19.4 -6.7
Green Roger David Nixon 126 5.8 -9.1
Turnout 30.10%
Majority 28
Conservative gain from Independent

Cropredy, Sibfords and Wroxton

Cropredy, Sibfords and Wroxton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Chapman 1,677 60.0 +7.0
Conservative George Douglas Webb 1618 57.9 +4.9
Labour Anne Felicia Cullen 512 18.3 -0.7
Labour Sue Moon 503 18.0 -1.0
Liberal Democrats Julian Woodward 488 17.5 N/A
Green Shaun Edward Greenslade-Hibbert 433 15.5 -0.1
Turnout 2796 43.25%
Majority 1106
Conservative hold Swing

Deddington

Deddington 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Kerford-Byrnes 1,637 56.4 +6.7
Labour Annette Murphy 597 20.6 +1.8
Liberal Democrats Nigel Geoffrey Davis 350 12.1 N/A
Green Aaron James Bliss 317 10.9 -8.8
Turnout 39.78%
Majority 1040
Conservative hold Swing

Fringford and the Heyfords

Fringford and the Heyfords 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Victor Wood 1,470 66.5 +14.9
Green Jenny Tamblyn 379 17.1 +0.1
Labour Robby Finley Prior 361 16.3 -0.2
Turnout 35.39%
Majority 1091
Conservative hold Swing

Kidlington East

Kidlington East 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carmen Griffiths 1,153 44.5 -10.3
Green Ian Michael Middleton 776 29.9 +22.3
Labour Andrew Hornsby-Smith 664 25.6 +3.7
Turnout 36.29%
Majority 377
Conservative hold Swing

Kidlington West

Kidlington West 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alaric David Hammond Rose 1,793 57.2 +30.0
Conservative Nigel Jason Simpson 1045 33.3 -0.8
Labour John Stansby 299 9.5 -6.9
Turnout 45.85%
Majority 748
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Launton and Otmoor

Launton and Otmoor 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Leonard Hughes 1,386 58.6 +23.1
Labour Michael Nixon 567 24.0 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Timothy Michael Emptage 413 17.5 +4.3
Turnout 39.03%
Majority 819
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Results 2018". Cherwell District Council. 4 May 2018. Archived from the original on 7 May 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  2. ^ Duggan, Jack (4 May 2018). "Breaking: Few changes but Tories lose a seat in Cherwell council election". Banbury Guardian. Johnston Press. Archived from the original on 4 May 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.