2018 Stevenage Borough Council election[1][2]

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13 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 29 7 3
Seats won 8 3 2
Seats after 26 9 4
Seat change Decrease3 Increase2 Increase1
Popular vote 10,035 8,583 3,387
Percentage 44.2% 37.8% 14.9%

Stevenage UK local election 2018 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 2018 Stevenage Borough Council elections. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Borough Council took place on 3 May 2018. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 2014. The Labour Party retained control of the council, which it had held continuously since 1973.

Result Summary

Stevenage Borough Council election, 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 26 0 3 Decrease 3 44.2 10,035 Increase1.6
  Conservative 9 2 0 Increase 2 37.8 8,583 Increase6.3
  Liberal Democrats 4 1 0 Increase 1 14.9 3,387 Increase2.3
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 3.1 715 Decrease1.0
Total 40 22,720
Labour hold

Ward Results

Bandley Hill

Location of Bandley Hill ward
Location of Bandley Hill ward
Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Lloyd 772 47.4 -2.2
Conservative Nicholas Foster 715 43.9 +5.7
Liberal Democrats Andrew Anderson 143 8.8 +2.6
Majority 57 3.5
Turnout 1,630 32.01
Labour hold Swing

Bedwell

Location of Bedwell ward
Location of Bedwell ward
Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lizzy Kelly 1,001 60.4 +4.6
Conservative Michelle Frith 506 30.5 +5.2
Green Victoria Snelling 151 9.1 +0.1
Majority 495 29.9
Turnout 1,658 31.35
Labour hold Swing

Chells

Location of Chells ward
Location of Chells ward
Chells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tom Wren 796 46.3 +16.4
Labour Pam Stuart 562 32.7 -3.2
Conservative Matthew Wyatt 360 21.0 -4.4
Majority 234 13.6
Turnout 1,718 34.65
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Longmeadow

Location of Longmeadow ward
Location of Longmeadow ward


Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Doug Bainbridge 789 48.1 +7.3
Labour David Wood 665 40.6 +0.2
Liberal Democrats Stephen Booth 185 11.3 +2.9
Majority 124 7.5
Turnout 1,639 36.31
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Manor

Location of Manor ward
Location of Manor ward
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andy McGuinness 1,196 60.8 +1.8
Conservative Matthew Clarke 400 20.3 +0.3
Labour David Martin 370 18.8 +1.8
Majority 796 40.5
Turnout 1,966 39.27
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Martins Wood

Location of Martins Wood ward
Location of Martins Wood ward
Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lloyd Briscoe 639 41.5 -7.1
Conservative Joseph Barnes 518 33.7 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Jill Brinkworth 382 24.8 +19.4
Majority 121 7.8
Turnout 1,539 33.48
Labour hold Swing

Old Town

Location of Old Town ward
Location of Old Town ward
Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jody Hanafin 1,012 42.8 +9.9
Labour Monika Cherney-Craw 1,010 42.7 -0.1
Green Elizabeth Sturges 194 8.2 +1.9
Liberal Democrats Mason Humberstone 149 6.3 +2.0
Majority 2 0.1
Turnout 2,365 37.65
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Pin Green

Location of Pin Green ward
Location of Pin Green ward
Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lin Martin-Haugh 811 51.5 +1.6
Conservative Charlie Laing 579 36.8 +5.5
Green Vicky Lovelace 184 11.7 +3.2
Majority 232 14.7
Turnout 1,574 32.89
Labour hold Swing

Roebuck

Location of Roebuck ward
Location of Roebuck ward
Roebuck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah-Jane Potter 842 48.1 +4.7
Conservative Alex Farquharson 706 40.3 +11.7
Liberal Democrats Nigel Bye 113 6.5 +1.8
Green Martin Malocco 90 5.1 -0.1
Majority 136 7.8
Turnout 1,751 34.23
Labour hold Swing

Shephall

Location of Shephall ward
Location of Shephall ward
Shephall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rob Broom 727 53.4 +0.3
Conservative Michael Hearn 482 35.4 +6.8
Green Michael Malocco 84 6.2 -3.8
Liberal Democrats Paul Barber 68 5.0 New
Majority 245 18.0
Turnout 1,361 29.79
Labour hold Swing

St Nicholas

Location of St Nicholas ward
Location of St Nicholas ward
St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sandra Barr 951 51.9 +0.7
Conservative Amanda Tandi 690 37.6 +5.4
Green Naomi Collins 96 5.2 New
Liberal Democrats Matthew Snell 96 5.2 -3.6
Majority 261 14.3
Turnout 1,833 34.87
Labour hold Swing

Symonds Green

Location of Symonds Green ward
Location of Symonds Green ward
Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sharon Taylor 847 52.3 +6.0
Conservative Alex Young 602 37.2 +8.3
Liberal Democrats Clive Hearmon 89 5.5 +1.1
Green Richard Warr 81 5.0 +1.4
Majority 245 15.1
Turnout 1,619 36.36
Labour hold Swing

Woodfield

Location of Woodfield ward
Location of Woodfield ward
Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Bibby 835 53.9 +8.3
Labour Irfan Javed 543 35.1 +4.6
Liberal Democrats Neil Brinkworth 170 11.0 +5.9
Majority 292 18.8
Turnout 1,548 36.37
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Noel Dempsey (14 May 2018). "Local Elections 2018" (PDF). House of Commons Library. p. 21.
  2. ^ "Stevenage Borough Council". BBC News. 3 May 2018. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Stevenage Borough Council".