The 2018 Tandridge District Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Tandridge District Council in Surrey, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party narrowly stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

The Conservative group lost eight seats at the election, a net loss of nine from 2014 (by-election loss to Oxted & Limpsfield Residents' Group (OLRG) in Limpsfield ward - Oct, 2016).[2] The Liberal Democrats gained three of these seats, independents took three with OLRG taking the other three, including Limpsfield they had won in the by-election.[3] This left the Conservatives with 22 councillors, compared to 9 for the Liberal Democrats, 7 Independents and 4 in the residents' group. A Conservative majority of one.[4] Overall turnout at the election was 41%.[5]

Tandridge local election result 2018[5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 4 0 9 -9 28.6 35.6 7,481 -10.7%
  Liberal Democrats 4 3 0 +3 28.6 20.1 4,239 +1.9%
  Residents 3 3 0 +3 21.4 17.4 3,655 +17.4%
  Independent 3 3 0 +3 21.4 15.0 3,161 +15.0%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 8.7 1,832 -1.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 674 -22.4%

Ward results

An asterisk* indicates an incumbent seeking re-election.

Bletchingley and Nutfield[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Elias* 775 49.6 -2.1
UKIP Helena Windsor 343 21.9 -6.0
Liberal Democrats Richard Fowler 267 17.1 +6.6
Labour Linda Baharier 178 11.4 +2.4
Majority 432 27.7 +3.9
Turnout 1,563 35.3 -7.0
Conservative hold Swing
Burstow, Horne and Outwood[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Kevin Bourne 926 51.4 +51.4
Conservative Peter Bond* 695 38.5 -12.2
Labour Fern Warwick-Ching 119 6.6 -3.6
Liberal Democrats Judy Wilkinson 63 3.5 -3.7
Majority 231 12.9 -5.9
Turnout 1,803 38.2 -3.4
Independent gain from Conservative Swing +31.8
Dormansland and Felcourt[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Nicholas White 520 44.1 +44.1
Conservative Maureen Young* 508 43.1 -13.8
Liberal Democrats Tony Hardisty 86 7.3 -9.1
Labour Ann Seuret 64 5.4 +5.4
Majority 12 1.0 -29.1
Turnout 1,178 38.5 -2.5
Independent gain from Conservative Swing +29.0
Godstone[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Chris Farr 1,305 65.6 +65.6
Conservative Rose Thorn* 423 21.3 -19.6
Labour Barbara Wantling 147 7.4 -0.5
Liberal Democrats Tamzie Hollands 115 5.8 -8.5
Majority 882 44.3 +40.4
Turnout 1,990 44.4 +2.1
Independent gain from Conservative Swing +24.1
Harestone[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beverley Connolly* 663 51.4 +0.6
Liberal Democrats Annette Evans 461 35.8 +20.1
Labour Mark Wood 129 10.0 -1.9
UKIP Martin Ferguson 36 2.8 -19.0
Majority 202 15.6 -13.1
Turnout 1,289 41.4 +0.1
Conservative hold Swing
Limpsfield[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Phil Davies 918 64.3 +64.3
Conservative Zee Lapthorne 416 29.1 -29.3
Liberal Democrats Martin Caxton 59 4.1 -10.6
Labour Alec McNally 35 2.5 -3.5
Majority 502 35.2 -2.4
Turnout 1,428 50.5 +1.7
Residents gain from Conservative Swing +36.8
Lingfield and Crowhurst[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Ridge 525 42.7 -12.5
Independent Michael Sydney 410 33.4 +33.4
Liberal Democrats Dave Wilkes 150 12.2 +2.9
Labour Rebecca Pritchard 144 11.7 +1.8
Majority 115 9.3 -20.3
Turnout 1,229 38.3 -1.2
Conservative hold Swing
Oxted North and Tandridge[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Catherine Sayer 1,531 67.6 +67.6
Conservative David Weightman* 548 24.2 -26.9
Labour Che Ramsden 100 4.4 -10.0
Liberal Democrats Craig Shepherd 85 3.8 -13.8
Majority 983 43.4 +13.1
Turnout 2,264 51.6 +4.9
Residents gain from Conservative Swing +36.9
Oxted South[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Residents Lynn Mills 1,206 57.6 +57.6
Conservative Julie Bird 480 22.9 -16.6
Labour Katherine Saunders 296 14.1 -14.4
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Salisbury 111 5.3 -4.6
Majority 726 34.7 +23.6
Turnout 2,093 44.2 +1.0
Residents gain from Conservative Swing +37.1
Queens Park[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Orrick 755 58.7 +27.3
Conservative Rod Stead* 415 32.3 -10.2
Labour Eddington Pindura 74 5.8 -1.4
UKIP Graham Bailey 42 3.3 -15.6
Majority 340 26.4 +15.3
Turnout 1,286 43.9 -1.3
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing +18.8
Warlingham East and Chelsham and Farleigh[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Morrow* 833 49.5 +9.8
Conservative Nathan Adams 590 35.0 +7.9
UKIP Martin Haley 141 8.4 -19.5
Labour Michael Snowden 120 7.1 +1.8
Majority 243 14.5 +2.6
Turnout 1,684 39.5 -6.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Warlingham West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robin Bloore 654 62.2 +10.6
Liberal Democrats Celia Caulcott 286 27.2 +6.5
Labour Patrick Rogers 70 6.7 +6.7
UKIP Christopher Dean 42 4.0 -23.7
Majority 368 35.0 +11.2
Turnout 1,052 38.8 -4.8
Conservative hold Swing
Westway[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats George Dennis 485 42.2 +16.2
Conservative Eithne Webster* 398 34.8 -0.3
Labour Lucy McNally 223 19.5 +4.3
UKIP Joe Branco 38 3.3 -20.5
Majority 87 7.4 +1.7
Turnout 1,144 33.7 -0.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing +8.3
Whyteleafe[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jeffrey Gray 483 46.5 +19.3
Conservative Sakina Bradbury* 391 37.6 -5.0
Labour Fatima Kamara 133 12.8 +2.3
UKIP Grayson Clarke 32 3.1 -16.5
Majority 92 8.9 -6.5
Turnout 1,039 34.3 -3.7
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing +12.2

References

  1. ^ "Tandridge". BBC News Online. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Limpsfield by-election, 2016". English Elections. Archived from the original on 11 May 2018. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ Jarmyn, Luke (4 May 2018). "Tandridge local elections see Conservatives experience 'bloodbath' at the polls". getSurrey. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Conservative majority on Tandridge council cut to one". BBC online. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "District election results 3 May 2018". Tandridge District Council. Retrieved 9 May 2018.