Map showing the results of the 2021 Adur District Council election
Map showing the results of the 2021 Adur District Council election

The 2021 Adur District Council elections took place on 6 May 2021 to elect members of Adur District Council in West Sussex, England. Half of the council was up for election, and the Conservative Party remained in overall control of the council.

These seats were due to be contested in 2020 but were delayed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This election was held concurrently with other elections across the United Kingdom.

Results

2021 Adur District Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 11 +2 61.1 8 19 65.5 10,195 44.9 +9.1
  Labour 5 ±0 27.8 2 7 24.1 7,061 31.1 +6.7
  Independent 1 ±0 5.6 1 2 6.9 1,122 4.9 -1.6
  Green 1 +1 5.6 0 1 3.4 2,913 12.8 +9.7
  Liberal Democrats 0 ±0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,352 6.0 -1.3
  UKIP 0 -3 0.0 0 0 0.0 80 0.4 -22.7

Ward results

Incumbent councillors are denoted by an asterisk (*)

Buckingham

Buckingham (1 seat)[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Boram* 646 49.73 -2.67
Labour Matt Bannister 364 28.02 +8.32
Green Leslie Christine Groves-William 149 11.47 +4.57
Liberal Democrats David Peter Batchelor 140 10.78 +3.78
Majority 282 21.71 -11.09
Turnout 1,299 42.04 +10.18
Conservative hold Swing

Churchill

Churchill (2 seats)[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mandy Buxton 590 50.60
Conservative Steve Neocleous 585 50.17
Labour Co-op Sylvia Knight 290 24.87
Labour Katie Piatt 259 22.21
Green Helen Mears 154 13.21
Liberal Democrats Steve Male 153 13.12
Turnout 1,166 34.04
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

The second seat up for election in this ward was not due to be contested until 2022, but took place due to a vacancy arising.[2]

Cokeham

Cokeham (1 seat)[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rob Wilkinson 688 60.89 +31.79
Labour Richard Aulton 305 26.99 -6.31
Green Peter Gunnar Groves-Williams 137 12.12 N/A
Majority 383 33.90
Turnout 1,130 32.79 -0.81
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Eastbrook

Eastbrook (2 seats)[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Robert Funnell 580 46.59
Labour Carol Joy O’Neal 486 39.04
Labour Dan Flower 472 37.91
Conservative Jill Lennon 455 36.55
Green Patrick George Ginnelly 178 14.30
Turnout 1,245 36.10
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

The second seat up for election in this ward was not due to be contested until 2022, but took place due to a vacancy arising.[3]

Hillside

Hillside (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angus Dominic Dunn* 702 62.2 -0.1
Labour Cheryl Anne Giles 338 29.9 +2.2
Green Leonie Sarah Harmsworth 89 7.9 +1.3
Majority 364 32.3 -2.3
Turnout 1,129 33.6 +3.2
Conservative hold Swing

Manor

Manor (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carson Randolph Albury 703 58.58 +21.48
Labour Steven Carden 235 19.58 +3.58
Green Maggie Rumble 140 11.67 N/A
Liberal Democrats Steve Creed 122 10.17 +3.97
Majority 468 39.00 +27.40
Turnout 1,200 37.35 -0.75
Conservative hold Swing

Marine

Marine (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Joss Loader* 1,122 68.58 +0.78
Labour Nigel Robert Sweet 286 17.48 +2.58
Green Peter Leslie Riley 228 13.94 N/A
Majority 836 51.10 -1.80
Turnout 1,636 46.22 +10.02
Independent hold Swing

Mash Barn

Mash Barn (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sharon Louise Sluman 465 42.12 +22.82
Conservative Jason Lock 441 39.94 +17.64
Liberal Democrats Doris Martin 132 11.96 -3.44
Green Kat Morgan 66 5.98 N/A
Majority 24 2.18
Turnout 1,104 33.57 +5.17
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Peverel

Peverel (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vee Barton* 665 62.09 +16.69
Labour Anne Page 216 20.17 +2.27
Green Lynn Marie Finnigan 115 10.74 N/A
Liberal Democrats Keith John Humphrey 75 7.00 +0.80
Majority 449 41.92 +26.32
Turnout 1,071 31.84 +0.24
Conservative hold Swing

Southlands

Southlands (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Deborah Ann Stainforth 462 39.66
Conservative Tania Maria Edwards 452 38.80
Conservative Bridget Jane Norfolk 395 33.91
Labour Simon James Cheverst 363 31.16
Liberal Democrats Nico Alexander Kearns 193 16.57
Green Anne Younger 137 11.76
Turnout 1,165 36.94
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

The second seat up for election in this ward was not due to be contested until 2022, but took place due to a vacancy arising.[4]

Southwick Green

Southwick Green (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robina Catherine-Jane Crowther Baine 654 44.52 +20.72
Conservative Leila Yasmin Williams 593 40.37 -9.63
Liberal Democrats Ian Anthony Jones 222 15.11 +8.81
Majority 432 29.41
Turnout 1,469 42.63 +11.13
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

St. Mary's

St. Mary's (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeremy Marshall Alexander Gardner 754 47.57 +14.17
Conservative Mike Mendoza 521 32.87 +1.77
Green Jane Frances Mott 205 12.93 +0.13
Liberal Democrats Neville James Pressley 105 6.63 -0.77
Majority 233 14.70 +12.50
Turnout 1,585 40.61 +7.81
Labour hold Swing

St. Nicolas

St. Nicolas (1 seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Gabe Crisp 823 46.84 +37.64
Conservative Brian Kenneth Coomber 624 35.52 -12.48
Labour Co-op Adrienne Lowe 310 17.64 -6.06
Majority 199 11.32
Turnout 1,757 55.78 +16.08
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Widewater

Widewater (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ann Bridges* 853 52.92
Conservative Joe Pannell 702 43.55
Labour Pat Alden 445 27.61
Labour Stephen Robert Garrard 357 22.15
Green Russell Lewis Whiting 243 15.07
Liberal Democrats Steve Martin 210 13.03
UKIP Bob Virgo 80 4.96
Turnout 1,612 34.48
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

By-elections

Hillside

Hillside: 2 December 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leila Williams 414 56.2 -6.6
Green Russell Whiting 175 23.7 +15.9
Labour Rebecca Allinson 148 20.1 -9.0
Majority 239 32.5
Turnout 737 21.9
Conservative hold Swing Decrease11.3

References

  1. ^ a b c d "2021 Election results - Adur & Worthing Councils". www.adur-worthing.gov.uk.
  2. ^ "Notice of Casual Vacancy" (PDF). 3 December 2020. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 May 2021. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Notice of Casual Vacancy" (PDF). 22 March 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 May 2021. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Notice of Casual Vacancy" (PDF). 16 March 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 May 2021. Retrieved 10 July 2021.