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Map showing the results of the 2021 North East Lincolnshire Council election
Map showing the results of the 2021 North East Lincolnshire Council election

The 2021 North East Lincolnshire Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect members of North East Lincolnshire Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. 14 seats were up for election, and the Conservatives retained overall control.[2]

These elections were due to take place in 2020, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Results

North East Lincolnshire Council Election Result 2021
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 31 8 0 +8 73.81 60.31 17.341 +31.13%
  Labour 8 0 -7 -7 19.05 25.55 7,347 -10.11%
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 1 -1 7.14 5.53 1,590 -5.30%
  Independent 0 - - 0 0.00 3.83 1,101 +3.83%
  TUSC 0 - - 0 0.00 1.98 569 -1.10%
Freedom Alliance 0 - - 0 0.00 1.75 502 +1.75%
  UKIP 0 - - 0 0.00 0.98 282 -17.81%
  SDP 0 - - 0 0.00 0.07 21 +0.07%

Council composition

Following the last election in 2019, the composition of the council was:

23 15 4
Conservative Labour Lib Dem

After the election, the composition of the council was:

31 8 3
Conservative Labour Lib Dem

Ward results

Croft Baker

Croft Baker (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Donald Reynolds 1,083 46.38 +30.28
Labour Kathryn Helen Wheatley* 723 30.96 -9.54
Liberal Democrats Roy Horobin 407 17.43 +3.03
Freedom Alliance Jill Andrea Parkinson 88 3.77
TUSC Julian Darren Best 34 1.46 -0.54
Majority 360 15.42
Turnout 2,335 27.86
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

East Marsh

East Marsh (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kay Rudd (elected to 2024) 788 60.90
Liberal Democrats Nicola Dawn Aisthorpe (elected to 2023) 671 51.85
Labour Karl Andrew Quibell 211 16.31
Conservative Catherine Mary Hogan 195 15.07
Independent Lee Coulbeck 159 12.29
Independent Billy M Dasein 159 12.29
Turnout 19.27
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Only one seat was due to be contested, however a seat next due up for election in 2023 was also up for election due to a vacancy.

Freshney

Freshney (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tanya Brasted 1,105 56.96 +35.46
Labour Cliff Barber* 758 39.07 -9.83
Freedom Alliance Timothy John Shaw 41 2.11
TUSC Daryl Marc Clifford 36 1.86 +0.26
Majority 347 17.89
Turnout 1,940 27.10
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Haverstoe

Haverstoe (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bill Parkinson 2,094 71.86 +9.96
Labour Ian Stuart Rodwell 519 17.81 -3.39
Liberal Democrats Katie Teakle 247 8.48 -0.02
TUSC Phil Tuplin 54 1.85 -1.45
Majority 1,575 54.05 +13.35
Turnout 2,914 37.04
Conservative hold Swing

Heneage

Heneage (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Smith 931 50.08 +32.88
Labour Emma Louise Clough 734 39.48 -7.92
Liberal Democrats Adam Driver 73 3.93 -3.97
TUSC David Bolton 64 3.44 +0.94
Freedom Alliance Trevor Anthony Francis 57 3.07
Majority 197 10.60
Turnout 1,859 23.43
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Humberston and New Waltham

Humberston and New Waltham (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hayden Alexander Dawkins 2,242 76.52 +23.12
Labour Ian Keith Townsend 553 18.87 +0.17
Freedom Alliance Warren Peter Jolly 97 3.31
TUSC Dave Mitchell 38 1.30 +0.30
Majority 1,689 57.65 +29.25
Turnout 2,930 31.28
Conservative hold Swing

Immingham

Immingham (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Georgina Erin Astbury 1,144 48.11 +7.91
Labour David Aaron Watson* 721 30.32 -11.98
Independent Dan Turner 273 11.48
Independent Dave Barton 211 8.87
TUSC Nathan Roy Newton 29 1.22 -9.38
Majority 423 17.79
Turnout 2,378 27.15
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Park

Park (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Wescott 1,444 52.82 +33.62
Labour Kevin Gregory Shutt 676 24.72 +2.82
Liberal Democrats David Michael De Freitas 450 16.46 -15.74
TUSC Angela Heather Greenfield 68 2.49 +1.09
UKIP Anthony Alan Blake 57 2.08 -18.72
Freedom Alliance Neil Andrew Lobley 39 1.43
Majority 768 28.10
Turnout 2,734 31.35
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Scartho

Scartho (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charlotte Leslie Croft (elected until 2024) 1,739 61.36
Conservative Ron Shepherd (elected until 2022) 1,578 55.68
Labour Robson Augusta 740 26.11
Independent Jim Slattery 187 6.60
TUSC Val Pow 103 3.63
UKIP John Matthew Stockton 99 3.49
Freedom Alliance Natalie Louise Woods 88 3.11
Turnout 32.14
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Only one seat was due to be contested, however a seat next due up for election in 2022 was also up for election due to a vacancy.

Sidney Sussex

Sidney Sussex (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Malcolm Robinson 790 48.73 +34.43
Labour Gaynor Rogers* 618 38.12 -7.58
Freedom Alliance Angela Smith 92 5.68
Liberal Democrats Les Bonner 74 4.57 -0.23
TUSC Mark Patrick Gee 47 2.90 -1.00
Majority 172 10.61
Turnout 1,621 20.20
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

South

South (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul David Batson 628 44.48 +29.68
Labour Sheldon James Mill 533 37.75 -15.95
UKIP Jane Elizabeth Bramley 126 8.92 -19.48
Independent Loyd Layton Emmerson 112 7.93
TUSC Val O'Flynn 13 0.92 -2.28
Majority 95 6.73
Turnout 1,412 16.74
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Yarborough

Yarborough (1 seat)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martyn Lewis Sandford 1,104 57.71 +36.11
Labour Edward Thomas Peter Kaczmarek 561 29.32 -18.98
Liberal Democrats Liam Stephen 144 7.53
TUSC Kieran Ian Barlow 83 4.34 +2.44
SDP Tim Mellors 21 1.10
Majority 543 28.39
Turnout 1,913 22.73
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

By-elections

Park

Park: 17 February 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marian Boyd 715 38.8 -14.0
Labour Kevin Shutt 578 31.4 +6.7
Liberal Democrats Ryan Aisthorpe 478 26.0 +9.5
TUSC Dave Mitchell 70 3.8 +1.3
Majority 137 7.4
Turnout 1,841 21.2
Conservative hold Swing Increase10.4

References

  1. ^ "North East Lincolnshire Council Ward Elections – 6 May 2021 - NELC | NELC". Archived from the original on 7 May 2021. Retrieved 20 May 2021.
  2. ^ "North East Lincolnshire Council". BBC News. Archived from the original on 3 July 2021. Retrieved 3 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Local elections". NELC.