2021 Leicestershire County Council election

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All 55 seats to Leicestershire County Council
28 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Seats before 36 13 6
Seats won 42 9 4
Seat change Increase 6 Decrease 4 Decrease 2

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Map showing the results of the 2021 Leicestershire County Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2021 Leicestershire County Council election took place alongside the other local elections. All councilors were elected from electoral divisions by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.[1]

Results

Overview

Leicestershire County Council election result 2021[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 42 6 0 6 76.36 51.79 97,318 +1
  Liberal Democrats 9 0 4 -4 16.36 18.88 35,481 -2.3
  Labour 4 0 2 -2 7.27 20.34 38,220 -0.3
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 8.33 15,651 +6.32
  Reform UK 0 0 0 0 0 0.42 793 N/A
  Freedom Alliance 0 0 0 0 0 0.10 187 N/A
  For Britain 0 0 0 0 0 0.09 164 N/A
  SDP 0 0 0 0 0 0.03 47 N/A
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0 0.02 41 N/A

Results by Division

Blaby

Blaby and Glen Parva
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Welsh 1,484 48.7 -7.8
Conservative Ryan Scott 1,020 33.5 +3.9
Labour Suresh Chauhan 304 10.0 +0.2
Green Rob Clarke 235 7.7 N/A
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Braunstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amanda Hack 1,271 44.7 -2.0
Conservative Nigel Grundy 1,142 40.1 -4.6
Independent David Di Palma 181 6.4 N/A
Green Mary Kapadia 174 6.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Chris Merrill 73 2.6 N/A
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Cosby and Countesthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Les Phillimore 1,962 58.4 -5.4
Green Will Read 434 12.9 N/A
Liberal Democrats Paul Hartshorn 506 15.0 7.3
Labour Zachary Atkins 455 13.5 -8.1
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Enderby and Lubbesthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Helen Richardson 1,206 55.3 -0.6
Labour Lisa Pendery-Hunt 639 29.3 1.7
Green Steven Travis 214 9.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Bev Welsh 121 5.6 -3.2
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Glenfields, Kirby Muxloe and Leicester Forests
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Breckon 2,839 64.0 +1.6
Conservative Nick Chapman 2,827 63.7 +11.6
Labour Malcolm Fox 1,153 26.0 +10.2
Green Tony Deakin 734 16.5 +6.4
Green Bettina Atkinson 596 13.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Helen Gambardella 495 11.2 +0.3
Liberal Democrats Mat Mortel 285 6.4 -3.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Narborough and Whetstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Richardson 1,755 61.2 -4.7
Labour Steve Cooper 602 21.0 -5.2
Green Mike Jelfs 348 12.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Antony Moseley 161 5.6 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Stoney Stanton and Croft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maggie Wright 2,494 63.1 -10.1
Liberal Democrats Luke Cousin 611 15.4 +6.0
Labour Steve Crane 493 12.4 -4.9
Green Nick Cox 351 8.88 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Charnwood

(14 seats, 14 Electoral Divisions)

Borough of Charnwood Summary Result
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 0 0 ±0 78.6 51.8 22,241 +0.6
  Labour 3 0 0 ±0 21.4 29.3 12,577 +0.38
  Green 0 0 0 ±0 0 11.6 4,961 +8.21
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 ±0 0 6.4 2,761 -2.81
  Reform UK 0 0 0 ±0 0 0.8 333 N/A
  TUSC 0 0 0 ±0 0 0.1 41 N/A
  For Britain 0 0 0 ±0 0 0.1 37 N/A
Birstall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Grimley 1,703 49.2 +4.6
Labour Julie Palmer 1,224 35.3 +14.5
Liberal Democrats Rob Hewson 531 15.3 -14.8
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Bradgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Deborah Taylor 2,486 66.5 -1.6
Labour Dave Berry 631 16.8 +2.6
Green Philip Mills 401 10.7 +6.5
Liberal Democrats Kate Tipton 220 5.9 -2.4
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Loughborough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jewel Miah 1,477 58.3 -3.4
Conservative Judy Shields 628 24.8 +1.4
Green David Kellock 246 9.7 +5.6
Liberal Democrats Emmanuel Fantaisie 93 3.7 -0.9
Reform UK Chris Cooper 86 3.4 N/A
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Loughborough North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Betty Newton 1,138 44.1 -5.2
Conservative Julie Mather 1,122 43.5 +8.6
Green Wesley Walton 214 8.3 +3.2
Liberal Democrats Philip Thornborow 103 4.0 +0.3
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Loughborough North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Max Hunt 1,187 50.9 +2.2
Conservative Pauline Ranson 846 36.3 +10.6
Green Nigel Feetham 151 6.5 +4.2
Liberal Democrats Jim Adcock 103 4.4 +1.5
TUSC Damian Cosgrove 41 1.8 N/A
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Loughborough South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ted Parton 1,318 48.1 +0.1
Labour Gill Bolton 1,083 39.5 -0.5
Green Naomi Bottomley 234 8.5 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Alex Guerrero 105 3.8 0.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Loughborough South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Morgan 1,850 45.4 -7.4
Labour Rowan Myall 987 24.2 +0.4
Liberal Democrats Aidan Reed 757 18.6 +7.0
Green Paul Goodman 369 9.1 +2.7
Reform UK Jim Foxall 104 2.6 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Quorn and Barrow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hilary Fryer 1,952 54.7 +0.7
Labour Josh Clayton 1,000 28.0 +6.0
Green Mia Woolley 373 10.4 +6.2
Liberal Democrats Carolyn Thornborow 158 4.4 -7.1
Reform UK Andy McWilliam 82 2.3 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Rothley and Mountsorrel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leon Hadji-Nikolaou 1,804 56.0 -7.6
Labour Liz Blackshaw 1,072 33.2 +16.7
Green Michelle Nelson 203 6.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Alistair Duffy 141 4.4 -6.7
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Shepshed
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christine Radford 2,051 60.0 +9.0
Labour Jane Lennie 946 27.7 -2.7
Green John Hounsome 239 7.0 +4.6
Liberal Democrats Katy Brookes-Duncan 177 5.2 -0.7
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Sileby and the Wolds
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Shepherd 1,722 57.2 -2.2
Labour Andrew Seggie 618 20.5 -0.1
Green Billy Richards 382 12.7 +7.4
Liberal Democrats Ian Sharpe 187 6.2 -3.1
For Britain George Addinall 37 1.2 N/A
Reform UK Pete Morris 61 2.0 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Syston Fosse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Poland 1,820 59.5 -8.1
Green Laurie Needham 980 32.0 +26.8
Labour Samanta Zubrute 256 8.4 -6.5
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Syston Ridgeway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tom Barkley 1,291 47.4 -10.2
Green Louisa Wait 1169 42.9 +34.5
Labour Lyndsey Derbyshire 259 9.5 -11.3
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Thurmaston Ridgemere
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brenda Seaton 1,648 65.0 +11.0
Labour Abe Khayer 699 27.5 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Nitesh Dave 186 7.3 +1.5
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Harborough

Broughton Astley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Bannister 1,589 52.8 -17.1
Liberal Democrats Mark Graves 969 32.2 +17.5
Labour Christina Emmett 239 7.9 -7.3
Green Mark Green 210 7.0 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Bruntingthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Blake Pain 2,478 59.8 -8.1
Liberal Democrats Stephen Walkley 747 18.0 +1.3
Labour David Gair 545 13.1 -2.1
Green Mary Smith 371 9.0 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Gartree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Feltham 2,357 62.1 -5.4
Liberal Democrats Trish Formoy 537 14.1 +2.8
Labour Aime Armstrong 510 13.4 +1.8
Green Gillian Buswell 388 10.2 +5.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Launde
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Simon Galton 1,986 45.1 -10.9
Conservative Michael Rickman 1,796 40.8 +7.0
Labour Matt Smith 392 8.9 +3.8
Green Melanie Walkley 222 5.1 +3.1
Majority 190 4.3% -17.9%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing -8.95%
Lutterworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosita Page 2,170 55.7 -7.0
Labour Paul Beadle 941 24.1 +7.7
Liberal Democrats Martin Sarfas 489 12.5 -8.3
Green Carl Tiivas 294 7.6 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Market Harborough East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Champion 1,887 42.1 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Sarah Hill 1,712 38.2 -8.2
Labour Maria Panter 506 11.3 +2.2
Green Mary Morgan 371 8.3 +4.3
Majority
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Market Harborough West and Foxton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil King 1,762 45.5 +0.3
Liberal Democrats Peter James 938 24.2 -12.0
Green Darren Woodiwiss 606 15.6 +8.5
Labour Anne Pridmore 560 14.4 +3.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Hinckley and Bosworth

Burbage
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Amanda Wright 1,963 48.3 -5.8
Liberal Democrats Barry Walker 1.693 41.7 +9.6
Labour Robert Martin 372 9.2 +0.1
SDP Roger Hill 29 0.7 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
De Montfort
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Mullaney 1,957 55.7 +2.9
Conservative Jan Kirby 1,303 37.1 -2.1
Labour Heather White 252 7.2 -0.7
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Earl Shilton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Allen 1,762 61.7 +2.3
Labour Rick Middleton 553 19.3 -3.4
Liberal Democrats Sandra Francks 290 10.1 +0.5
Green Lewis Orton 153 5.4 N/A
Reform UK Peter Cheshire 94 3.3 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Groby and Ratby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ozzy O'Shea 2,396 75.4 -0.8
Labour Rebecca Pawley 357 11.2 -2.7
Liberal Democrats Ted Hollick 280 8.8 +3.1
Green Mark Wren 144 4.5 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Hollycroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Bill 1,592 57.1 +3.2
Conservative Russ Roberts 906 32.5 +2.8
Labour Andre Wheeler 288 10.3 +0.3
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Mallory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ross Hills 1,536 46.4 +12.1
Liberal Democrats Mark Sheppard-Bools 1,468 44.4 -0.9
Labour Jim Buck 302 9.1 -3.6
Majority
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Market Bosworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bertie Harrison-Rushton 2,541 66.8 -4.3
Liberal Democrats Muriel Crooks 521 13.7 +2.6
Labour Kevin Ennis 399 10.5 -2.0
Green Alec Duthie 344 9.0 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Markfield, Desford and Thornton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Bedford 2,091 54.0 +6.4
Labour Andy Furlong 951 24.5 +6.0
Liberal Democrats Robin Webber-Jones 608 15.7 +7.3
Green Matthew Thorogood 175 4.5 N/A
Reform UK Bill Piper 43 1.1 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
St Marys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stuart Bray 1,384 51.3 +6.6
Conservative Tom Lee 930 34.5 +1.2
Labour Rosie Lythgoe-Cheetham 362 13.4 +1.0
SDP Paul Forrest 18 0.7 N/A
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Melton

Belvoir
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bryan Lovegrove 2,530 67.7 +1.7
Labour Helen Cliff 535 14.3 +4.0
Green Colette Stein 412 11.0 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Sue Taylor 259 6.9 -1.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Melton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pam Posnett 1,826 54.0 -10.2
Labour Tim Litt 800 23.6 +9.6
Independent Simon Lumley 332 9.8 N/A
Green Martyn Gower 246 7.3 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Carol Weaver 103 3.0 -2.3
Reform UK Marcus Wilson 72 2.1
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Melton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Frisby 1,425 53.3 -7.3
Labour Pip Allnatt 620 23.2 -6.6
Green Alastair McQuillan 397 14.8 N/A
Independent Marilyn Gordon 229 8.6 -1.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Melton Wolds
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joe Orson 2,416 64.3 -5.3
Labour Carol Hopkinson 460 12.2 +2.2
Liberal Democrats Hamish McAuley 447 11.9 +3.9
Independent Steven Carter 430 11.4 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

North West Leicestershire

Ashby de la Zouch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Coxon 1,964 49.5 -4.3
Labour Debra Jackson 1,190 30.0 -0.8
Green Carl Benfield 508 12.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Sheila Wyatt 168 4.2 -4.0
Freedom Alliance Claire O'Callaghan 89 2.2 N/A
Reform UK Adam Tilbury 46 1.2 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Castle Donington and Kegworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Pendleton 1,537 46.6 -10.8
Labour Michael Hay 849 25.7 +0.2
Independent Tony Saffell 565 17.1 N/A
Green Lucy Pratt 232 7.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Moira Lynch 111 3.4 -4.8
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Coalville North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Craig Smith 1,357 42.8 +13.9
Labour Terri Eynon 1,069 33.7 -7.4
Liberal Democrats Marie French 480 15.1 -2.1
Green David Robinson 132 4.2 N/A
For Britain Graham Partner 127 4.0 +1.7
Majority
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Coalville South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Merrie 1,584 43.2 +15.4
Liberal Democrats Michael Wyatt 1,144 31.2 -7.2
Labour Charlotte le Grys 688 18.7 -7.1
Green Mark Burns 202 5.5 N/A
Freedom Alliance Sadie Cubitt 47 1.3 N/A
Majority
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Forest and Measham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Ashman 1,620 52.8 +9.8
Labour Sean Sheahan 1,114 36.3 -8.2
Green James Harrison 200 6.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Yorick Lynch 69 2.3 -1.5
Reform UK Mick Gee 62 2.0 N/A
Majority
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Ibstock and Appbleby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dan Harrison 1,925 56.4 +3.9
Labour Carissma Griffiths 1,010 29.6 0.0
Liberal Democrats David Wyatt 273 8.0 +0.7
Green Ian Wilson 202 5.9 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick Rushton 1,964 49.5 -13.7
Labour Gregory Parle 1,190 30.0 +12.4
Green Ben Woolley 508 12.8 N/A
Liberal Democrats Paul Tyler 168 4.2 -6.9
Freedom Alliance Claire Louise O`Callaghan 89 2.2 N/A
Reform UK Gareth Bott 46 1.2 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Whitwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Gillard 2,250 62.2 +8.1
Labour Dave Everitt 950 26.2 -4.2
Green Liz Fletcher 181 5.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jake Windram 147 4.1 -2.9
Freedom Alliance Sophie Cruse 51 1.4 N/A
Reform UK David Gunn 36 1.0 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Oadby and Wigston

East Wigston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Charlesworth 1,390 44.8 -15.4
Conservative Liz Darling 1,292 41.6 +12.8
Labour Rob Brannen 279 9.0 -1.9
Green Christopher Cooper-Hayes 141 4.5 N/A
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
North Wigston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Linda Broadley 1,264 44.4 -7.2
Conservative Mukesh Davé 852 29.9 -1.2
Labour Richard Keenan 548 19.2 +2.0
Green Richard Ansell 182 6.4 N/A
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Oadby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dean Gamble 2,338 39.6 -5.2
Conservative Kamal Ghattoraya 2,274 38.6 +7.1
Liberal Democrats Jeffrey Kaufman 2,249 38.1 -4.8
Conservative Priti Joshi 2,242 38.0 +8.6
Labour Hajira Piranie 1,004 17.0 -3.3
Labour Helen Morrison 998 16.9 -0.9
Green Bethan Painter 439 7.4 N/A
Green Sakile Simpson 290 4.9 N/A
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
South and West Wigston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bill Boulter 1,065 50.3 -10.4
Conservative Oliver Bryan 628 29.6 +4.4
Labour Steve Maggs 318 15.0 +1.0
Green Mandy Sanders 105 4.96 N/A
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Leicestershire County Council | Serving the people of Leicestershire". www.leicestershire.gov.uk. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Election 2021". Leicestershire County Council. 2021. Retrieved 22 June 2021.