Map showing the results of the 2021 North Hertfordshire District Council election
Map showing the results of the 2021 North Hertfordshire District Council election

The 2021 North Hertfordshire District Council election took place on 6 May 2021 to elect 17 of the 49 members of North Hertfordshire District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections around the country.

Results summary

2021 North Hertfordshire District Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 10 Increase 1 58.8 13 23 46.9 14,518 41.5 +5.8
  Labour 5 Decrease 1 29.4 10 15 30.6 9,402 26.9 +5.3
  Liberal Democrats 2 Steady 11.8 9 11 22.4 6,978 20.0 -8.1
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 3,730 10.7 +0.2
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 167 0.5 New
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 59 0.2 New
  CPA 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 53 0.2 New
  SDP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 39 0.1 New

Ward results

Baldock East

Baldock East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Juan Cowell 495 43.3 -2.8
Liberal Democrats Richard Winter 302 26.4 -0.2
Labour Leo Chapman 212 18.6 +6.7
Green Jane Turner 133 11.6 +6.9
Majority 193 16.9
Turnout 1,154 49.4
Conservative hold Swing

Changes from the 2016 election.

Baldock Town

Baldock Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Weeks 1,120 48.3 -3.1
Labour Co-op Alistair Willoughby 734 31.7 +14.2
Liberal Democrats Steve Thomas 242 10.4 -8.7
Green Tim Lee 223 9.6 -1.4
Majority 386 16.6
Turnout 2,335 40.6 +8.6
Conservative hold Swing Decrease8.7

Chesfield

Chesfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Terry Tyler 728 42.7 +18.9
Conservative Dominic Griffiths 727 42.6 +0.6
Labour Tom Hogan 251 14.7 -1.3
Majority 1 0.1
Turnout 1,721 32.6 +5.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase9.2

The result was a Tie, broken by Tyler (LD) and Griffiths (Con) drawing straws.

Hitchin Bearton

Hitchin Bearton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Ian Albert 1,314 49.4 -4.3
Conservative Ralph Muncer 586 22.0 +6.8
Green Ann Sander 383 14.4 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Clayden 378 14.2 -2.1
Majority 728 27.4
Turnout 2,681 41.6 +7.1
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease5.6

Hitchin Highbury

Hitchin Highbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Clark 1,416 48.4 -13.8
Conservative Gulshan Mangat 820 28.1 +7.4
Labour Angela Griggs 412 14.1 +4.6
Green Deolinda Eltringham 242 8.3 +1.3
CPA Leigh Smith 33 1.1 New
Majority 596 20.3
Turnout 2,941 46.9 +5.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease10.6

Hitchin Oughton

Hitchin Oughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Nigel Mason 501 39.1 -15.3
Conservative Steven Patmore 369 28.8 +0.1
Green Mary Marshall 245 19.1 +11.5
Liberal Democrats Thomas Grunshaw 101 7.9 -1.3
Independent Jacqueline McDonald 65 5.1 New
Majority 132 10.3
Turnout 1,298 35.0
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Changes from the 2018 election.

Hitchin Priory

Hitchin Priory
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Thake 787 42.0 +0.8
Liberal Democrats Raj Bhakar 548 29.2 -2.7
Labour Peter Taylor 286 15.3 -3.9
Green Des Stephens 233 12.4 -5.3
CPA Sid Cordle 20 1.1 New
Majority 239 12.8
Turnout 1,885 49.5
Conservative hold Swing

Changes from the 2018 election.

Hitchin Walsworth

Hitchin Walsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Elizabeth Dennis-Harburg 1,154 41.4 -3.0
Conservative Charles Laing 1,042 37.3 +11.8
Liberal Democrats Liz Townsend 301 10.8 -0.6
Green Sam Larsen 293 10.5 -7.0
Majority 112 4.1
Turnout 2,802 44.5 +7.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease7.4

Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo

Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Claire Strong 1,436 52.4 -2.3
Green Adina Claire 787 28.7 +11.6
Labour Anton Jungreuthmayer 304 11.1 -1.3
Liberal Democrats Philippa Wright 214 7.8 -6.7
Majority 649 23.7
Turnout 2,751 46.5
Conservative hold Swing

Knebworth

Knebworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Amanda Tandi 1,235 57.5 +17.8
Liberal Democrats Susana Munoz Maniega 629 29.3 -21.9
Labour Doug Jenner 185 8.6 +1.1
Green Davina Malcolm 97 4.5 +2.9
Majority 606 28.2
Turnout 2,187 52.1
Conservative hold Swing

Changes from the 2018 election.

Letchworth East

Letchworth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Ian Mantle 711 44.4 -7.3
Conservative James Durston 467 29.2 +4.2
Green David Morris 205 12.8 +8.0
Liberal Democrats Mark Spencer 115 7.2 -0.5
Independent Paul Ross 102 6.4 -4.4
Majority 244 15.2
Turnout 1,608 35.9
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Changes from the 2018 election.

Letchworth Grange

Letchworth Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Bloxham 1,059 48.0 +10.1
Labour Co-op Sean Nolan 733 33.2 +3.1
Green Elizabeth Hancock 215 9.7 +0.5
Liberal Democrats Amy Finch 200 9.1 -0.9
Majority 326 14.8
Turnout 2,222 39.4
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing

Letchworth South East

Letchworth South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Levett 966 46.4 +3.8
Labour Co-op Martin Stears-Handscomb 726 34.9 -8.4
Liberal Democrats Paul Marment 175 8.4 New
Green Hazel Middleton 155 7.4 New
Reform UK Garry Warren 59 2.8 New
Majority 240 11.5
Turnout 2,094 39.0
Conservative hold Swing

Letchworth South West

Letchworth South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Hone 1,276 46.3 +11.7
Liberal Democrats Phil Weeder 724 26.3 -8.3
Labour Co-op Tom Plater 474 17.2 +5.1
Green Alan Borgars 245 8.9 +0.2
SDP Michael McGetrick 39 1.4 New
Majority 552 20.0
Turnout 2,787 46.0
Conservative hold Swing

Letchworth Wilbury

Letchworth Wilbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Amy Allen 771 54.0 -4.3
Conservative Monica Bloxham 536 37.5 +10.7
Liberal Democrats Sal Jarvis 121 8.5 +3.4
Majority 235 16.5
Turnout 1,452 36.1
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Changes from the 2018 election.

Royston Meridian

Royston Meridian (by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adam Compton 889 49.4 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Alex Prosser-Snelling 579 32.2 +9.2
Labour John Rees 176 9.8 -0.1
Green Hugh Parker 154 8.6 -0.9
Majority 310 17.2
Turnout 1,816 42.8
Conservative hold Swing

Royston Palace

Royston Palace (by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sarah Dingley 708 47.5 +9.7
Labour Co-op Cathy Brownjohn 458 30.7 -2.4
Liberal Democrats Hugo Rainey 205 13.7 -0.7
Green Steven Turner 120 8.0 -5.6
Majority 250 16.8
Turnout 1,507 34.3
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections

Hitchin Highbury

Hitchin Highbury: 10 March 2022
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Raj Bhakar 1,238 67.0 +18.5
Conservative Samuel Forsyth 450 24.3 -3.7
Green Deolinda Eltringham 134 7.2 -1.0
CPA Leigh Smith 27 1.5 +0.3
Majority 788 42.7
Turnout 1,861 30.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase11.1

References

  1. ^ "May 2021 Elections | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk.