2019 Peterborough City Council election

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20 seats (out of 60 seats) to Peterborough City Council
31 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 31 13 6
Seats before 31 14 5
Seats won 7 7 3
Seats after 28 17 9
Seat change Decrease 3 Increase 3 Increase3
Popular vote 14,193 12,402 6,747
Percentage 32.3 27.9 15.3
Swing Decrease3.4 Decrease6.4 Increase4.6

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
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Party Werrington First Green
Last election 3 1
Seats before 3 1
Seats won 1 1
Seats after 3 2
Seat change Steady Increase 1
Popular vote 2,045 4,642
Percentage 4.7 10.6
Swing Increase1.2 Increase3.0

Elections to Peterborough City Council took place on 2 May 2019. 20 of the 60 seats were contested.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.

Election summary

Map showing the winner in each ward for the 2019 Peterborough City Council election
Map showing the winner in each ward for the 2019 Peterborough City Council election

Summary

Peterborough City Council election, 2019[1]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 7 Decrease 4 35.0 21 28 46.6 14,193 32.3 Decrease 3.4
  Labour 7 Increase 3 35.0 10 17 28.3 12,402 27.9 Decrease 6.4
  Liberal Democrats 4 Increase 2 20.0 5 9 15.0 6,747 15.3 Increase 4.6
  Werrington First 1 Steady 5.0 2 3 5.0 2,045 4.7 Increase 1.2
  Green 1 Increase 1 5.0 1 2 3.3 4,642 10.6 Increase 3.0
  Liberal 0 Decrease 1 0.0 1 1 1.6 Decrease 1.4
  UKIP 0 Decrease 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 3,450 8.1 Decrease 2.1
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 331 0.8 Decrease 1.4
  SDP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 187 0.4 New

Following the election the Conservatives were able to continue to govern, although now in a minority administration[2] with the support of the Werrington First group.

Ward results

Bretton

Bretton ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Burbage 705 35.66 +10.8
Labour Co-op Stuart Martin 683 34.55 +0.4
UKIP Adam Peart 330 16.69 -8.0
Liberal Democrats Rohan Wilson 146 7.38 +0.7
Green Roger Stimson 113 5.72 -3.8
Majority 22 1.11
Turnout 1,977 29.9
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing

Central

Central ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Jamil Mohammed 1,727 55.4 +2.6
Conservative Khazar Suleman 840 26.9 +9.2
Green Stephanie Wilson 208 6.7 +3.0
Liberal Democrats Nick Penniall 184 5.9 +2.0
UKIP Jeffery Lipscomb 159 5.1 +2.6
Majority 887 28.5
Turnout 3,118 40.7
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Dogsthorpe

Dogsthorpe ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Katia Yurgutene 710 37.5 -12.3
Liberal Democrats Bella Saltmarsh 652 34.4 New
Independent Colin Hargreaves 202 10.7 New
Conservative Hani Mustafa 153 8.1 -5.2
Veterans and People's Alex Savage 96 5.1 New
Green Carolyn English 80 4.2 +1.2
Majority 58 3.1 N/A
Turnout 1,893 29.0
Labour Co-op gain from Liberal Swing

East

East ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shabina Qayyum 1,086 48.3 ±0.0
Conservative Muhammad Ikram 763 33.9 -4.2
Liberal Democrats Stuart Clark 218 9.7 New
Green Alex Airey 183 8.1 +5.1
Majority 323 14.4
Turnout 2,250 32.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Eye, Thorney & Newborough

Eye, Thorney & Newborough ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Allen 1,254 52.8 -1.7
UKIP Nigel Walls 351 14.8 +5.5
Labour Wendy Smith 325 13.7 -14.9
SDP Mary Herdman 187 7.9 New
Green Michael Alexander 172 7.2 +2.6
Liberal Democrats Christopher Stow 84 3.5 +0.5
Majority 903 38.0
Turnout 2,373 33.2
Conservative hold Swing

Fletton & Stanground

Fletton & Stanground ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Terri Haynes 1,030 51.7 +9.2
UKIP John Whitby 320 16.0 +5.8
Labour Richard Strangward 259 13.0 -7.7
Conservative Bryan Tyler 246 12.3 -8.6
Green Peter Slinger 139 7.0 +3.8
Majority 710 35.7
Turnout 1,994 28.4
Liberal Democrats gain from UKIP Swing

Fletton & Woodston

Fletton & Woodston ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Louise Coles 661 33.9 -9.1
Labour Co-op Joanne Johnson 590 30.3 -13.3
UKIP Christopher Chamberlain 299 16.0 New
Green Paula Martin 210 10.8 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Nicola Mills 154 7.9 New
Our Nation Jack Penny 33 1.7 New
Majority 71 1.6
Turnout 1,947 26.8
Conservative hold Swing

Glinton & Castor

Glinton & Castor ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Hiller 1,332 66.7
Liberal Democrats Claire Bysshee 254 12.7
Green John Guthrie 224 11.2
Labour Lorna Richardson 186 9.3
Majority 1078 54.0
Turnout 1996 38.5
Conservative hold Swing

Gunthorpe

Gunthorpe ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sandra Bond 1,051 43.9 -4.8
Conservative Ruta Dalton 812 33.9 +3.3
UKIP Peter O'Dell 223 9.3 +5.2
Labour Julia Davidson 221 9.2 +0.1
Green Joseph Wells 87 3.6 +1.4
Majority 239 10.0
Turnout 2,394 37.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hampton Vale

Hampton Vale ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Wiggin 593 50.4 +38.4
Labour Waheed Fazal 269 22.9 -6.1
Conservative Nigel North 252 21.4 -31.1
Green Daniel Laycock 63 5.4 -1.1
Majority 324 27.5
Turnout 1,177 25.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Hargate & Hempsted

Hargate & Hempsted ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Howard 450 39.3 -9.8
Liberal Democrats Kevin Tighe 403 35.2 +12.2
Labour Alexander Hall 203 17.7 -6.7
Green David Stevenson 89 7.8 +4.3
Majority 47 4.1
Turnout 1,145 24.1
Conservative hold Swing

North

North ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Ansar Ali 1,473 53.1 +11.4
Conservative Haq Nawaz 786 28.3 -16.2
UKIP John Myles 276 9.9 +5.1
Liberal Democrats Sandra Ringler 147 5.3 +1.1
Green Alison Ambarchian 92 3.3 -1.4
Majority 687 24.8
Turnout 2774 39.7
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Orton Longueville

In July 2022, Councillor Skibsted resigned from the Labour Party to join the Green Party.[3]

Orton Longueville ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Heather Caroline Joy Skibsted 697 31.3 -1.3
Conservative Gavin Anthony Elsey 666 29.9 -8.0
UKIP Graham John Whitehead 372 16.7 +2.3
Green Sharon Bellamy 368 16.5 +8.9
Liberal Democrats Vincent Carroll 127 5.7 -1.9
Majority 31 1.4
Turnout 2230 30.1
Labour Co-op gain from Conservative Swing

Orton Waterville

Orton Waterville ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Nicola Day 1,819 64.0 +13.2
Conservative June Stokes 788 27.7 -10.3
Labour Janet Armstrong 172 6.1 -2.8
Liberal Democrats Rory Roberson 61 2.1 -0.2
Majority 1,031 36.3
Turnout 2,840 39.9
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Park

Park ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ikra Yasin 1,473 46.7 -7.1
Conservative John Peach 1,343 42.6 +3.0
Green Fiona Radic 184 5.8 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Ian Hardman 151 4.8 +1.5
Majority 130 4.1
Turnout 3,151 46.2
Labour hold Swing

Paston & Walton

Paston & Walton ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Barkham 1,032 48.0 +9.8
Labour Jonas Hopogap Yonga 462 21.5 -8.6
UKIP Michael Kennedy 333 15.5 +7.4
Conservative Junaid Bhatti 225 10.5 -8.1
Green Cherry Beeby 96 4.5 -0.5
Majority 570 26.5
Turnout 2,148 29.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Lucinda Robinson 1,044 40.7 -5.1
Conservative Angela Fenner 940 36.6 -8.2
UKIP Mark Perry 325 12.7 +6.2
Liberal Democrats Peter Chivall 143 5.6 New
Green Goran Radic 114 4.4 +1.4
Majority 104 4.1
Turnout 2,566 34.8
Labour Co-op gain from Conservative Swing

Stanground South

Stanground South ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Rush 758 47.0 -12.1
Labour Susan Johnson 364 22.6 -3.7
UKIP Samantha Wall 287 17.8 +12.8
Green Jonathan Phillipson Brown 119 7.4 +4.6
Liberal Democrats Jade Seager 84 5.2 +2.9
Majority 394 24.4
Turnout 1,612 24.0
Conservative hold Swing

Werrington

Werrington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Werrington First Judith Fox 2,045 74.7 +21.4
Conservative Oliver Allan 316 11.5 -6.0
Labour Co-op Carole Griffiths 162 5.9 -5.0
Green Georgia Wade 144 5.3 +1.5
Liberal Democrats Simon Kail 71 2.6 -9.0
Majority 1729 64.2
Turnout 2,738 34.8
Werrington First hold Swing

West

West ward, 2 May 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wayne Fitzgerald 903 53.9
Labour Alan Gasparutti 296 17.7
UKIP Darrell Goodliffe 175 10.5
Liberal Democrats Emanuelina Coviello 162 9.7
Green Barry Warne 138 8.2
Majority 607 36.2
Turnout 1674 39.8
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b "Local Elections 2019 - Results". Peterborough City Council. Archived from the original on 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Conservatives set to keep control of Peterborough City Council as opposition coalition is ruled out".
  3. ^ Jones, Ben (19 July 2022). "Peterborough councillor leaves Labour Party to join Green Party". Peterborough Telegraph. Retrieved 19 July 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)