The 2021 Exeter City Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect the members of Exeter City Council in Devon, England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. Two candidates were elected to the Mincinglake and Whipton ward due to a by-election taking place the same day following the death of a Councillor some months earlier.

2021 Exeter City Council election
← 2019 6 May 2021 2022 →

13 of 39 seats (One Third) to Exeter City Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Green
Seats before 29 6 1
Seats won 11 2 1
Seats after 28 6 2
Seat change Decrease1 Steady Increase1
Popular vote 16,756 11,381 5,947
Percentage 44.4% 30.1% 15.7%

Exeter UK local election 2021 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2021 Exeter City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives, green shows the Green Party.

Results summary

2021 Exeter City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 11 Decrease 1 78.6 17 28 71.8 16,756 44.4 +8.3
  Conservative 2 Steady 14.3 4 6 15.4 11,381 30.1 +3.7
  Green 1 Increase 1 7.1 1 2 5.1 5,947 15.7 -2.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 2 2 5.1 3,160 8.4 -3.2
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.6 231 0.6 -3.9
  Women's Equality 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 188 0.5 +0.3
  For Britain 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 118 0.3 ±0.0

Ward results

Alphington

Alphington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Warwick 1,157 43.5 +6.3
Conservative Katherine New 1,064 40.0 +10.7
Green Julyan Levy 248 9.3 -7.0
Liberal Democrats Rod Ruffle 191 7.2 -1.1
Majority 93 3.5 -4.4
Turnout 2,684 41.3 +3.8
Labour hold Swing

Duryard and St. James

Duryard and St. James
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin Pearce 980 39.8 +14.4
Liberal Democrats Will Aczel 795 32.3 -1.6
Conservative Aric Gilinsky 497 20.2 -5.5
Women's Equality Bea Gare 188 7.6 +4.8
Majority 185 7.5
Turnout 2,481 32.5 -2.3
Labour hold Swing

Exwick

Exwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Philip Bialyk 1,280 50.6 +6.1
Conservative Kayleigh Luscombe 792 31.3 +6.5
Green Jamie Lynde 353 13.9 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Maya Skelton 107 4.2 +1.1
Majority 488 19.3 -0.4
Turnout 2,559 35.0 +3.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Heavitree

Heavitree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Denning 1,255 39.0 -3.7
Green Catherine Rees 1,239 38.5 +11.3
Conservative Alfie Carlisle 725 22.5 +1.4
Majority 16 0.5 -15.0
Turnout 3,235 46.7 +6.7
Labour hold Swing

Mincinglake and Whipton

Mincinglake and Whipton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Emma Morse 1,059 45.5 -2.6
Labour Naima Allcock 1,052 45.2 -2.9
Conservative Edward Barradell 682 29.3 +13.2
Conservative Joseph Straker 513 22.0 +5.9
Green David Barker-Hahlo 383 16.4 +3.8
Liberal Democrats Felix Brett 160 6.9 +1.0
Turnout 2,329 34.4 +4.9
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Newtown and St. Leonard's

Newtown and St. Leonard's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Branston 1,388 44.7 +5.6
Green Dan Grey 1,262 40.7 New
Conservative George Smith 452 14.6 +2.4
Majority 126 4.0
Turnout 3,130 42.2 +3.1
Labour hold Swing

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Zion Lights 1,655 52.1 +13.1
Conservative Samuel Barnett 895 28.2 -3.1
Liberal Democrats Nigel Williams 625 19.7 +14.0
Majority 760 23.9 -16.1
Turnout 3,207 40.8 +3.6
Labour hold Swing

Pinhoe

Pinhoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Harvey 1,310 49.0 +10.6
Conservative John Harvey 978 36.6 -1.2
Green Lynn Wetenhall 237 8.9 -0.5
Liberal Democrats Henry Mayall 148 5.5 +1.9
Majority 332 12.4 +11.8
Turnout 2,690 40.1 +1.8
Labour hold Swing

Priory

Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alys Martin 1,243 50.1 +14.7
Conservative James Taghdissian 824 33.2 +5.9
Green Charles Russett 303 12.2 -2.9
Liberal Democrats Joel Punwani 111 4.5 -5.2
Majority 419 16.9
Turnout 2,502 37.7 +0.9
Labour hold Swing

St. David's

St. David's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Amy Sparling 1,276 45.4 -9.5
Labour Carol Whitton 1,063 37.8 +7.7
Conservative Arden Foster-Spinks 472 16.8 +6.6
Majority 213 7.6 N/A
Turnout 2,829 37.5 +1.9
Green gain from Labour Swing

St. Loye's

St. Loye's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Jobson 1,234 46.6 -1.0
Labour Olwen Foggin 1,004 37.9 +14.9
Green Jack Eade 258 9.7 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Kris Mears 119 4.5 -4.1
For Britain Debbie Frayne 32 1.2 N/A
Majority 230 8.7 -15.9
Turnout 2,662 38.0 +3.7
Conservative hold Swing

St. Thomas

St. Thomas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Rob Hannaford 1,404 46.8 +5.8
Liberal Democrats Adrian Fullam 661 22.1 +7.6
Conservative Ashley Carr 615 20.5 +2.1
Independent Paul Mouland 231 7.7 +2.9
For Britain Frankie Rufolo 86 2.9 -1.4
Majority 743 24.7
Turnout 3,021 40.7 +5.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Topsham

Topsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Leadbetter 1,638 51.6 +4.3
Labour Ivan Jordan 906 28.5 -1.4
Green Jon Mills 388 12.2 -5.4
Liberal Democrats Christine Campion 243 7.7 +2.4
Majority 732 23.1 +5.7
Turnout 3,194 42.9 +4.9
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "2021 City Elections - Exeter City Council". Exeter City Council website. Archived from the original on 18 May 2021. Retrieved 18 May 2021.