2021 Eastleigh Borough Council election
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12 of 39 seats to Eastleigh Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Keith House Louise Parker-Jones Margaret Atkinson
Party Liberal Democrats Independent Conservative
Leader's seat Hedge End South Bishopstoke Hiltingbury (defeated)
Last election 34 3 2
Seats before 32 3 2
Seats won 10 1 1
Seats after 32 3 3
Seat change Steady Steady Steady

Eastleigh UK local election 2021 map.svg
Results by ward in 2021. White denotes no election held in this ward this year

Council control before election


Liberal Democrats

Council control after election


Liberal Democrats

The 2021 Eastleigh Borough Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect 12 councillors to Eastleigh Borough Council. Every ward apart from the two member wards of West End North and West End South elected one councillor each.[1] This took place at the same time as the elections for Hampshire County Council and the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner.[2]

Results

The Liberal Democrats and Conservatives each gained one seat from each other, meaning that the council composition remained the same.

2021 Eastleigh Borough Council election[3]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 10 Steady 83.3 22 32 82.1 15,625 44.1 -8.0
  Independent 1 Steady 8.3 4 5 12.8 1,967 5.6 -0.3
  Conservative 1 Steady 8.3 1 2 5.1 12,940 36.5 +17.0
  Labour 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 4,031 11.4 +4.5
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 602 1.7 -4.3
  Hampshire Independents 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 146 0.4 New
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 88 0.2 New
  TUSC 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 38 0.1 New

Results by Ward

Bishopstoke

Bishopstoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Gin Tidrige 1,731 46.3 ±0.0
Liberal Democrats Anne Winstanley 972 26.0 -11.8
Conservative Ben Burcombe-Filer 728 19.5 +13.2
Labour Steve Phillips 269 7.2 +3.2
TUSC Robert Lovell 38 1.0 N/A
Majority 759 20.3 +9.8
Turnout 3,373 44.4 +1.1
Independent hold Swing

Botley

Botley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dave Kinloch 970 48.7 -0.9
Conservative Joy Haythorne 854 42.9 +7.2
Labour Alison Phillips 166 8.3 +0.3
Majority 166 5.8 -8.1
Turnout 2,012 39.0 -1.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

There was no election in Botley in 2019, so changes are shown from 2018.

Bursledon & Hound North

Bursledon & Hound North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steve Holes 1,442 60.6 -0.6
Conservative Paul Redding 723 30.4 +9.9
Labour Catherine Cronin 216 9.1 +1.8
Majority 719 30.2 -10.1
Turnout 2,399 32.5 +2.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Chandler's Ford

Chandler's Ford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Pragnell 1,745 49.8 -5.0
Conservative Shelagh Lee 1,452 41.5 +17.9
Labour Greg Phillips 305 8.7 +3.1
Majority 293 8.3 -22.8
Turnout 3,521 42.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Eastleigh Central

Eastleigh Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Wayne Irish 943 37.1 -12.6
Labour Co-op Josh Constable 735 28.9 +11.3
Conservative Chris Yates 631 24.8 +13.0
Hampshire Independents Sukhdev Raj 146 5.7 N/A
Reform UK Alexander Culley 88 3.5 N/A
Majority 208 8.2 -23.0
Turnout 2,565 33.0 +1.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Eastleigh North

Eastleigh North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tanya Park 1,140 44.3 -4.9
Conservative Lisa Crosher 951 37.0 +25.8
Labour Kathy O'Neill 482 18.7 +8.9
Majority 189 7.3 -29.6
Turnout 2,589 35.2 +2.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Eastleigh South

Eastleigh South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alex Bourne 996 42.6 -12.0
Conservative Simon Payne 731 31.2 +18.7
Labour Sam Jordan 613 26.2 +9.6
Majority 265 11.4 -26.4
Turnout 2,354 29.6 +1.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Fair Oak & Horton Heath

Fair Oak & Horton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Broomfield 1,720 48.0 +20.5
Liberal Democrats Nick Couldrey 1,057 29.5 -10.8
Green Ben Parry 388 10.8 -3.1
Independent Martin Lyon 236 6.6 -6.5
Labour Jacob Phillips 179 5.0 -0.2
Majority 663 18.5
Turnout 3,598 42.8 +4.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Hamble & Netley

Hamble & Netley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Cross 1,771 55.9 -3.2
Conservative Mike Preston 1,030 32.5 +16.2
Labour Hayley Homer 368 11.6 +5.4
Majority 741 23.4 -19.1
Turnout 3,196 39.7 +4.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hedge End North

Hedge End North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Derek Pretty 1,215 49.2 -10.4
Conservative Susan Hall 855 34.6 +16.6
Green Glynn Fleming 214 8.7 -0.2
Labour Steve Willoughby 187 7.6 +1.0
Majority 360 14.6 -26.8
Turnout 2,486 32.6 +4.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hedge End South

Hedge End South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Keith House 1,779 51.9 -9.7
Conservative Jerry Hall 1,412 41.2 +19.4
Labour Betty Layland 237 6.9 +2.7
Majority 367 10.7 -28.8
Turnout 3,458 39.7 +4.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hiltingbury

Hiltingbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Anne Buckley 1,962 48.0 -2.6
Conservative Margaret Atkinson 1,853 45.3 +8.9
Labour Gwyneth Hubert 274 6.7 +3.8
Majority 109 2.7
Turnout 4,109 49.9 +3.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

By-elections since May 2021

Eastleigh Central

Eastleigh Central by-election, February 10th 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bhavin Dedhia 802 44.5 +7.4
Labour Co-op Josh Constable 433 24.0 -4.9
Conservative Simon Payne 362 20.1 -4.7
Green Jack Stapleton 140 7.8 New
Reform UK Clare Fawcett 64 3.6 +0.1
Majority 369 20.5 +12.3
Turnout 1,801 23.9 -9.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +6.2

References

  1. ^ "Notice of Election" (PDF). Eastleigh Borough Council. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Elections and voting". www.hants.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Borough Election Results" (PDF). Eastleigh Borough Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 May 2021.