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The 2021 Cambridge City Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect members of Cambridge City Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other nationwide local elections.

2021 Cambridge City Council election

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All 42 council seats up for election
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Labour Liberal Democrats Green
Last election 26 15 0
Seats after 27 12 2
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 3 Increase 2

  Fourth party
 
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Party Independents
Last election 1
Seats after 1
Seat change Steady

Cambridge UK local election 2021 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2021 Cambridge City Council election

Results summary

2021 Cambridge City Council election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 27 5 4 Increase1 64.3 40.7 44,755 +3.5
  Liberal Democrats 12 2 5 Decrease3 28.6 25.8 28,380 -9.2
  Green 2 2 0 Increase2 4.8 19.7 21,654 +4.4
  Independent 1 1 1 Steady 2.4 2.2 2,410 ±0.0
  Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 11.6 12,718 +2.8
  Rebooting Democracy 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 63 New
  Workers Party 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 56 New
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 <0.1 55 -1.2

Ward results

Percentages are calculated by dividing the total number of votes by the number of seats available, then dividing the total each candidate received by that number, and multiplied by one-hundred.

Abbey

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Naomi Bennett 1,178 44.9
Green Hannah Copley 1,144 43.6
Labour Haf Davies 1,090 41.5
Green Matt Howard 1,033 39.4
Labour Richard Johnson 1,029 39.2
Labour Nicky Massey 1,014 38.6
Conservative Timothy Haire 299 11.4
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Parkin 270 10.3
Conservative Geoffrey Owen 236 9.0
Conservative Paul Roper 234 8.9
Liberal Democrats Sophie West 199 7.6
Liberal Democrats Zoe Zhang 149 5.7
Turnout 2,865 38.8
Green gain from Labour
Green gain from Labour
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Green 41.5 +18.9
Labour 38.4 -11.6
Conservative 10.5 +2.0
Liberal Democrat 9.5 -6.1

Arbury

Arbury
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Carina O'Reilly 1,241 53.0
Labour Mike Todd-Jones 1,106 47.3
Labour Patrick Sheil 1,006 43.0
Liberal Democrats Tim Ward 549 23.5
Green Tracy Bend 469 20.0
Green Katrina Barnes 464 19.8
Liberal Democrats Hannah Whitehouse 439 18.8
Liberal Democrats Rory Clark 387 16.5
Green Stephen Lawrence 342 14.6
Conservative Robert Boorman 339 14.5
Conservative Rhona Boorman 324 13.8
Conservative Ian Gregory 293 12.5
Rebooting Democracy Keith Garrett 63 2.7
Turnout 2,555 39.2
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 47.8 -1.1
Liberal Democrat 21.1 -3.6
Green 18.1 +2.4
Conservative 13.0 +2.3

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sarah Baigent 938 41.7
Liberal Democrats Cheney-Anne Payne 854 37.9
Labour Simon Smith 810 36.0
Liberal Democrats Caroline Stoddart 768 34.1
Liberal Democrats Michael Franklin 723 32.1
Labour Michael Black 675 30.0
Green Simon Baron 482 21.4
Green Amber-Page Moss 474 21.1
Green James Murray-White 323 14.3
Conservative Paul Fray 241 10.7
Conservative Mike Haplin 241 10.7
Conservative Philip Salway 225 10.0
Turnout 2,347 48.3
Labour gain from Independent
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 37.3 +7.9
Liberal Democrat 34.0 -15.9
Green 19.2 +5.2
Conservative 9.6 +2.9

Cherry Hinton

Cherry Hinton
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mark Ashton 1,354 58.5
Labour Robert Dryden 1,235 53.3
Labour Russ McPherson 1,235 53.3
Conservative Eric Barrett-Payton 541 23.4
Conservative David Smith 453 19.6
Liberal Democrats James Hill 387 16.7
Green Richard Potter 357 15.4
Green Eli Langfere 333 14.4
Green Caitlin Patterson 315 13.6
Conservative Delowar Hossain 280 12.1
Liberal Democrats Archie McCann 241 10.4
Liberal Democrats Freddie Poser 215 9.3
Turnout 2,565 39.9
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 51.3 +1.9
Conservative 20.5 +7.9
Liberal Democrat 14.7 -6.9
Green 13.5 -2.9

Coleridge

Coleridge
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lewis Herbert 1,289 54.0
Labour Rosy Moore 1,205 50.4
Labour Anna Smith 1,067 44.7
Green Bridget Bradshaw 661 27.7
Green Sara Lightowlers 498 20.8
Liberal Democrats Tim Brunton 384 16.1
Conservative Robert Nelson 383 16.0
Conservative Gail Kenney 376 15.7
Green Iain Webb 364 15.2
Liberal Democrats Peter McLaughlin 331 13.9
Conservative Linda Yeatman 321 13.4
Liberal Democrats Freddie Frisk 287 12.0
Turnout 2,615 40.2
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 47.4 +1.4
Green 24.3 +6.8
Liberal Democrat 14.1 -4.6
Conservative 14.1 +3.0

East Chesterton

East Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gerri Bird 1,463 53.5
Labour Carla McQueen 1,023 37.4
Liberal Democrats Michael Bond 983 36.0
Labour Baiju Thittala 873 31.7
Liberal Democrats Bob Illingworth 773 28.3
Liberal Democrats John Leighton 696 25.5
Green Elizabeth May 623 22.8
Green Gareth Bailey 457 16.7
Green Peter Pope 430 15.7
Conservative Anette Iraninejad 312 11.4
Conservative Frank Ribeiro 272 10.0
Conservative Abubakar Said 239 8.7
UKIP Peter Burkinshaw 55 2.0
Turnout 2,992 45.4
Labour hold
Labour hold
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 42.6 -1.5
Liberal Democrat 28.6 -4.6
Green 18.1 +7.2
Conservative 9.1 +2.5

King's Hedges

King's Hedges
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jenny Wood 1,013 50.2
Labour Alex Collis 966 47.9
Labour Martin Smart 750 37.2
Liberal Democrats Andy McKay 427 21.2
Conservative John Ionides 401 19.9
Green Julia Tozer 369 18.3
Green Mark Slade 367 18.2
Conservative Jenny Ward 352 17.5
Liberal Democrats Laurence Van Someren 347 17.2
Green Adrian Matthews 340 16.9
Liberal Democrats Joshan Parmar 335 16.6
Conservative Rosemary Ward 329 16.3
Workers Party Lionel Vida 56 2.8
Turnout 2,221 32.9
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 45.8 +3.9
Liberal Democrat 19.3 -3.1
Conservative 18.1 +8.7
Green 16.7 -0.6

Market

Market
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Tim Bick 983 41.3
Labour Alice Gilderdale 960 40.3
Liberal Democrats Katie Porrer 868 36.4
Liberal Democrats Anthony Martinelli 856 35.9
Labour Graeme Hodgson 751 31.5
Labour James Youd 688 28.9
Green Nicola Eliott 628 26.4
Green Emma Garnett 436 18.3
Green Isabelle Thomas 342 14.4
Conservative Tania Oram 221 9.3
Conservative Phoebe Pickering 218 9.2
Conservative James Appiah 194 8.1
Turnout 2,487 37.3
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Liberal Democrat 35.2 -13.4
Labour 34.4 +7.7
Green 22.5 +4.1
Conservative 7.9 +1.6

Newnham

Newnham
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Lucy Nethsingha 939 40.3
Labour Niamh Sweeney 910 39.1
Liberal Democrats Markus Gehring 844 36.2
Labour Cameron Holloway 817 35.1
Liberal Democrats Josh Matthews 776 33.3
Labour Hollie Wright 726 31.2
Green Beverley Carpenter 609 26.1
Green Shanna Hart 475 20.4
Green Brett Hughes 365 15.7
Conservative Wendy Fray 196 8.4
Conservative James Vitali 181 7.8
Conservative Mo Pantall 148 6.4
Turnout 2,439 37.6
Liberal Democrats hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Liberal Democrat 35.4 -14.7
Labour 34.3 +6.7
Green 22.9 +9.1
Conservative 7.4 -1.1

Petersfield

Petersfield
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mike Davey 1,590 50.0
Labour Katie Thornburrow 1,532 48.2
Labour Richard Robertson 1,362 42.8
Liberal Democrats Emmanuel Carraud 915 28.8
Liberal Democrats Judy Brunton 807 25.4
Green Jenny Richens 755 23.7
Liberal Democrats Cosmo Lupton 711 22.4
Green Edwin Wilkinson 540 17.0
Green Krzystof Strug 472 14.8
Conservative Shapour Meftah 346 10.9
Conservative David Thomas 281 8.8
Conservative Robert Yeatman 226 7.1
Turnout 3,325 47.7
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 44.1 -1.4
Liberal Democrat 25.4 -3.8
Green 20.9 +0.6
Conservative 9.6 +4.6

Queen Edith's

Queen Edith's
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Sam Davies 1,874 62.4
Liberal Democrats Jenny Page-Croft 1,074 35.7
Liberal Democrats Daniel Lee 816 27.2
Liberal Democrats Richard Eccles 709 23.6
Labour Indy Vadhia 647 21.5
Labour Dan Zahedi 647 21.5
Labour Connor Morrissey 554 18.4
Independent Al Dixon 536 17.8
Conservative Christine Butler 512 17.0
Green Jacqueline Whitmore 473 15.7
Green Peter Price 377 12.5
Green Simon Whitmore 318 10.6
Conservative Shoaib Shahid 279 9.3
Conservative Suhaib Shahid 199 6.6
Turnout 3,358 49.4
Independent gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Independent 40.9 +12.0
Liberal Democrat 23.4 -13.4
Labour 14.1 -1.9
Conservative 11.2 +4.1
Green 10.3 -1.0

Romsey

Romsey
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Dave Baigent 1,575 55.7
Labour Mairead Healey 1,423 50.3
Labour Dinah Pounds 1,378 48.7
Green Sarah Nicmanis 643 22.7
Green Suzie Webb 632 22.3
Green Elisabeth Whitebread 615 21.7
Liberal Democrats Laura Ryan 526 18.6
Liberal Democrats Friso De Graaf 406 14.3
Liberal Democrats John Walmsley 375 13.3
Conservative Mohammed Azamuddin 337 11.9
Conservative Daniel Collis 332 11.7
Conservative Richard Haddon 248 8.8
Turnout 3,027 44.8
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 51.1 +2.7
Green 20.9 -2.1
Liberal Democrat 17.1 -5.3
Conservative 10.9 +4.7

Trumpington

Trumpington
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Alan Cox 1,298 44.0
Liberal Democrats Ingrid Flaubert 1,246 42.2
Liberal Democrats Olaf Hauk 1,085 36.8
Labour Amanda Hawkes 946 32.1
Labour Nasir Uddin 729 24.7
Labour Arran Parry-Davis 720 24.4
Green Ceri Galloway 604 20.5
Conservative Laurence Fischer 574 19.5
Conservative Steven George 548 18.6
Conservative Mike Spencer 421 14.3
Green Sue Wells 359 12.2
Green Hero Tardrew 319 10.8
Turnout 3,246 43.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour
Liberal Democrats hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Liberal Democrat 37.9 -5.0
Labour 27.6 -0.2
Green 17.7 +0.6
Conservative 16.8 +4.5

West Chesterton

West Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mike Sargeant 1,668 49.8
Labour Jocelynne Scutt 1,514 45.2
Liberal Democrats Jamie Dalzell 1,305 38.9
Labour Richard Swift 1,236 36.9
Liberal Democrats Shahida Rahman 1,057 31.5
Liberal Democrats David Grace 1,040 31.0
Green Roger Giddings 634 18.9
Green Har Kaur 566 16.9
Green Shayne Mitchell 469 14.0
Conservative Michael Harford 333 9.9
Conservative Sam Hunt 233 7.0
Turnout 3,575 54.0
Labour hold
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold
Top-candidate result % +/-
Labour 42.3 +9.6
Liberal Democrat 33.1 -17.4
Green 16.1 +5.2
Conservative 8.5 +2.5

References

  1. ^ "Local Elections - Thursday, 6 May 2021". Cambridge City Council. Retrieved 9 May 2021.