Elections to Peterborough City Council took place on 3 May 2018. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.

2018 Peterborough City Council election

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18 seats (out of 60 seats) to Peterborough City Council
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 13 7
Seats before 30 14 5
Seats won 8 6 3
Seats after 31 13 6
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1 Steady
Popular vote 14,630 14,059 4,399
Percentage 35.5 34.1 10.7
Swing Decrease Increase Increase

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Werrington First Independent Liberal
Last election 3 0 3
Seats before 3 2 3
Seats won 1 0 0
Seats after 3 2 2
Seat change Steady Steady Decrease 1
Popular vote 1,420 914 560
Percentage 3.4 2.2 1.4
Swing Decrease Increase Decrease 1.4

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
Party Green UKIP
Last election 0 2
Seats before 0 2
Seats won 1 1
Seats after 1 1
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 3,164 2,068
Percentage 7.7 5.0
Swing Increase Decrease

By-elections since the 2016 election

East ward by-election, 8 June 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Matthew Mahabadi 1,900 47.5 Increase13.9
Conservative Jay Beecher 1,111 27.8 Decrease11.1
UKIP Graham Whitehead 358 8.9 Decrease11.9
Liberal Democrats Jelana Stevic 332 8.3 New
Majority 239 10.2
Turnout 2,342
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase12.5

No Liberal candidate as previous (-6.6).

Results Summary

Following the 2016 election, two councillors from Gunthorpe ward left the Liberal Democrat group to sit as Independents.

Peterborough City Council election, 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 31 3 2 Increase 1 51.7 35.5 14,630 Decrease3.3
  Labour 14 2 3 Decrease 1 23.3 34.1 14,059 Increase2.1
  Liberal Democrats 6 0 0 Steady 10.0 10.7 4,399 Increase4.1
  Werrington First 3 0 0 Steady 5.0 3.4 1,420 Decrease0.6
  Independent 2 0 0 Steady 3.3 2.2 914 Increase0.7
  Liberal 2 0 1 Decrease 1 3.3 1.4 560 Decrease1.4
  Green 1 1 0 Increase 1 1.7 4.1 3,164 Increase3.6
  UKIP 1 0 1 Decrease 1 1.7 10.3 2,068 Decrease5.3
Total 60 41,214
Conservative gain from No overall control

Ward results

Bretton

Bretton ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Scott Warren 851 41.8 Increase11.3
Labour Jo Johnson 824 40.5 Increase5.8
UKIP Graham Whitehead 188 9.2 Decrease21.1
Liberal Democrats Simon Kail 92 4.5 Decrease3.7
Green Barry Warne 80 3.9 Decrease7.8
Majority 27 1.3 -
Turnout 2,035 30.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase5.3

Central

Central ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mahboob Hussain 1,794 52.8 Increase7.5
Independent Mohammad Choudhary 659 19.4 New
Conservative Louise Coles 601 17.7 Decrease12.3
Liberal Democrats Alan Summerside 132 3.9 New
Green Steve Wilson 125 3.7 Decrease8.2
UKIP Jeff Lipscomb 86 2.5 Decrease8.5
Majority 1,135 33.4
Turnout 3,397 45.0
Labour hold Swing

Dogsthorpe

Dogsthorpe ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Jones 954 49.8 Increase20.9
Liberal Sandra Ringler 560 29.2 Decrease12.6
Conservative Christopher Moon 255 13.3 Increase4.4
UKIP Romana Cammarata 88 4.6 Decrease11.3
Green Carolyn English 58 3.0 Decrease2.8
Majority 394 20.6
Turnout 1,915
Labour gain from Liberal Swing

East

East ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Samantha Hemraj 1,131 48.3 Increase13.6
Conservative Muhammad Ikram 892 38.1 Increase3.8
UKIP Graham McMillan 88 4.5 Decrease16.9
Green Stefen Clements 58 3.0 New
Majority 239 10.2
Turnout 2,342
Labour hold Swing Increase7.8

No Liberal candidate as previous (-6.6).

Eye, Thorney & Newborough

Eye, Thorney & Newborough ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Brown 1,252 54.5 Increase21.8
Labour Christian Defeo 656 28.6 Increase9.9
UKIP Layton Mills 214 9.3 Decrease15.8
Green Michael Alexander 105 4.6 Decrease8.8
Liberal Democrats Callum.A.Robertson 70 3.0 New
Majority 596 25.9
Turnout 2,297
Conservative hold Swing

No Independent candidate as previous (-20.5).

Fletton & Stanground

Fletton & Stanground
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Christian Hogg 920 42.5 Increase8.2
Conservative Bryan Tyler 453 20.9 Increase0.3
Labour Chris Skidmore 448 20.7 Decrease9.1
UKIP Peter Reeve 221 10.2 Decrease19.4
Green Karen Alexander 70 3.2 Decrease8.1
Independent Peter Slinger 53 2.4 Decrease10.0
Majority 467 21.6
Turnout 2,165 Increase
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase5.9

Fletton & Woodston

Fletton & Woodston ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Dowson 876 43.6 Increase9.3
Conservative Nigel North 864 43.0 Increase11.8
Green David Stevenson 268 13.3 Decrease2.6
Majority 12 0.6
Turnout 2,008
Labour hold Swing Increase1.4

No Independent (-16.7) or TUSC (-4.9) candidates as previous.

Gunthorpe

Gunthorpe ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Bond 1,097 48.7 Increase16.0
Conservative Emily Fisher 688 30.6 Increase5.0
Labour Haggai Odep 205 9.1 Decrease6.4
Independent Antony Lockheart 120 5.3 New
UKIP Mark Boylan-Taylor 92 4.1 Decrease15.6
Green Cherry Beeby 50 2.2 New
Majority 409 18.2
Turnout 2,252
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase2.0

Hampton Vale

Hampton Vale ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marco Cereste 529 52.5 Increase20.2
Labour Mohammed Munir 292 29.0 Increase0.9
Liberal Democrats Nicola Mills 121 12.0 New
Green Greg Guthrie 66 6.5 Decrease12.5
Majority 237 23.5
Turnout 1,008 Increase
Conservative hold Swing

Hargate & Hempsted

Hargate & Hempsted ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mohammed Farooq 616 49.1 Increase18.1
Labour Callie Louise Hargreaves 306 24.4 Decrease0.3
Liberal Democrats Chris Wiggin 289 23.0 Decrease4.0
Green Alex Bailey 44 3.5 New
Majority 310 24.7
Turnout 1,255 Increase
Conservative hold Swing

North

North ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Shazia Bashir 1,233 44.5 Increase5.4
Labour Naz Bibi 1,156 41.7 Increase1.3
UKIP John Myles 134 4.8 Decrease9.6
Green Nicola Day 131 4.7 Decrease4.8
Liberal Democrats Phillip Whitley 115 4.2 Decrease3.8
Majority 77 2.8
Turnout 2,769 Increase
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Orton Longueville

Orton Longueville ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Irene Walsh 850 37.9 Increase12.6
Labour Heather Skibsted 730 32.6 Increase3.9
UKIP John Okonkowski 322 14.4 Decrease22.4
Green Alex Airey 170 7.6 Decrease10.7
Liberal Democrats Daniel Gibbs 170 7.6 Decrease4.1
Majority 120 5.4
Turnout 2,242
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Orton Waterville

Orton Waterville ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Julie Howell 1,413 50.8 Increase27.8
Conservative Gavin Elsey 1,058 38.0 Decrease9.6
Labour Alan Gasperutti 249 8.9 Decrease9.2
Liberal Democrats Rachel Speed 64 2.3 Decrease10.9
Majority 355 12.8
Turnout 2,784
Green gain from Conservative Swing

No UKIP candidate as previous (-18.5).

Park

Park ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aasiyah Joseph 1,714 53.8 Increase16.6
Conservative John Peach 1,260 39.6 Decrease3.2
Green Fiona Radic 105 3.3 Decrease6.5
Liberal Democrats Ian Hardman 104 3.3 Decrease1.2
Majority 454 14.3
Turnout 3,183
Labour hold Swing

No UKIP candidate as previous (-8.7).

Paston & Walton

Paston & Walton ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Asif Shaheed 873 38.2 Increase2.5
Labour Jonas Hopogap Yonga 687 30.1 Increase7.9
Conservative Haq Nawaz 424 18.6 Decrease1.2
UKIP Massimo Pinto 186 8.1 Decrease11.0
Green Joseph Wells 114 5.0 New
Majority 186 8.1
Turnout 2,284 Increase
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Murphy 1,285 45.8 Increase6.5
Conservative Paul Bristow 1,257 44.8 Increase6.3
UKIP Mark Perry 181 6.5 Decrease13.8
Green Goran Radic 83 3.0 New
Majority 28 1.0
Turnout 2,806
Labour hold Swing

Stanground South

Stanground South ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ray Bisby 1,080 59.1 Increase13.6
Labour Tony Otley 481 26.3 Increase0.4
UKIP Lisa Ann Duffy 92 5.0 Decrease21.2
Independent Julian Bray 82 4.5 New
Green Jon Phillipson Brown 51 2.8 New
Liberal Democrats Terri Haynes 42 2.3 New
Majority
Turnout Increase
Conservative hold Swing

Werrington

Werrington ward, 3 May 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Werrington First Steve Lane 1,420 53. Increase10.2
Conservative Ruth Dalton 467 17.5 Increase2.2
Liberal Democrats Sandra Bond 310 11.6 New
Labour Suzanne Marie White 291 10.9 Increase1.3
Green Roger Proudfoot 102 3.8 Decrease6.4
UKIP June Kennedy 76 2.9 Decrease16.2
Majority 953 35.7
Turnout 2,666
Werrington First hold Swing

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