Elections to Peterborough City Council took place on 6 May 2021. 23 of the 60 seats were contested. The election was held alongside the elections for the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner and Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.[1]

2021 Peterborough City Council election

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23 seats (out of 60 seats) to Peterborough City Council
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Leader John Holdich Shaz Nawaz Nick Sandford
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Leader's seat Glinton and Castor Park Paston and Walton
Last election 15 4 2
Seats before 28 16 9
Seats won 16 4 1
Seats after 29 16 8
Seat change Increase 1 - Decrease 1
Popular vote 22,323 15299 5400
Percentage 44.70 30.63 10.81
Swing Increase 12.4 Increase 2.7 Decrease 4.5

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
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Leader John Fox
Party Werrington First Independent Liberal
Leader's seat Werrington
Last election 1 0 1
Seats before 3 0 1
Seats won 1 2 0
Seats after 3 2 0
Seat change - Increase 2 Decrease 1
Popular vote 1736 741 0
Percentage 3.48 1.48 0
Swing Decrease 1.2 Increase 0.7 Decrease 2.8

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
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Party Green UKIP
Last election 0 0
Seats before 2 0
Seats won 1 0
Seats after 3 0
Seat change Increase 1 -
Popular vote 4182 262
Percentage 8.37 0.52
Swing Decrease 2.2 Decrease 7.6

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Map showing the results of the 2021 Peterborough City Council election

Current political makeup

Summary

2021 Peterborough City Council election[3]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 16 Increase 1 69.57 13 29 48.33 22,323 44.70 Increase 12.4
  Labour 4 Steady 17.39 11 15 25.00 15,299 30.63 Increase 2.7
  Liberal Democrats 1 Decrease 1 4.35 7 8 13.33 5,400 10.81 Decrease 4.5
  Green 1 Increase 1 4.35 2 3 5.00 4,182 8.37 Decrease 2.2
  Werrington First 1 Steady 4.35 2 3 5.00 1,736 3.48 Decrease 1.2
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 2 2 3.33 741 1.48 Increase 0.7
  Liberal 0 Decrease 1 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 Decrease 2.8
  UKIP 0 Steady 0 0 0 0 262 0.52 Decrease 7.6

Ward results

(* indicates sitting councillor)

Barnack

This seat was last contested in 2016.

Barnack
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Edward Over* 729 63.12 Decrease 18.20
Liberal Democrats Prem Gyani 181 15.67 N/A
Green Danette Lisa O'Hara 127 11.00 N/A
Labour Noreen Bi 118 10.22 Decrease 8.47
Majority 548 47.45 Decrease 15.18
Turnout 1,155 42.67 +6.67
Conservative hold Swing

Bretton

This seat was last contested in 2019. Green (5.7% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Bretton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chaz Fenner 1,030 48.54 Increase 12.88
Labour Angus Alexander Ellis* 868 40.90 Increase 6.36
Liberal Democrats Rohan Cameron Stuart Wilson 130 6.13 Decrease1.26
UKIP Frances Agnes Fox 71 3.35 -13.3
For Britain Chris Heap 23 1.08 New
Majority 162 7.63 +4.04
Turnout 2,122 31.71 -1.29
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Central

This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (5.1% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Central ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amjad Iqbal* 2,000 59.77 +4.4
Conservative S Khazar 866 25.88 -1.0
Liberal Democrats P Geraghty 213 6.37 +0.5
Green Fiona Radic 186 5.56 -1.1
Freedom Alliance A Federovs 81 2.42 New
Majority 1,134 33.89 +8.29
Turnout 3,346 41.06 -4.94
Labour hold Swing +4.15

Dogsthorpe

The incumbent, Chris Ash (Liberal Party), is not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019. Veterans and People's Party (5.1% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Dogsthorpe ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ishfaq Hussain 856 38.87 +30.8
Labour Alison Margaret Jones 779 35.38 -2.1
Independent Colin Hargreaves 250 11.35 +0.7
Liberal Democrats Sandra Ringler 153 6.95 -27.4
UKIP Graham John Whitehead 87 3.95 N/A
Green Kelsey Jack Brace 77 3.50 -0.7
Majority 77 3.50 -17.51
Turnout 2,202 32.35 -3.65
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

East

The incumbent, Azher Iqbal (CON) was not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019.

East ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jackie Allen 1,055 45.4 +11.5
Labour Nick Thulbourn 1,029 44.3 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Stuart James Clark 125 5.4 -4.3
Green Stacey Collins 113 4.9 -3.2
Majority 26 1.11 -7.89
Turnout 2,322 32.84 -2.16
Conservative hold Swing

Eye, Thorney & Newborough

This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (14.8% in 2019) and SDP (7.9% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Eye, Thorney & Newborough ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Simons * 1,656 70.0 +17.2
Labour Emma Goldberg 427 18.1 +4.4
Green Michael Alexander 197 8.3 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Annie Geraghty 84 3.6 +0.1
Majority 1,229 51.99 +33.59
Turnout 2,364 32.47 -6.53
Conservative hold Swing +10.90

Fletton & Stanground

The incumbent, James Lillis (Lib Dem), was not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (16.0% in 2019) did not contest this time, although the previous candidate stood as an independent.

Fletton & Stanground ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Timothy Sainsbury 682 35.4 +23.1
Liberal Democrats Jade Seager 515 26.7 -25.0
Labour Phill Dave Brentor 386 19.5 +6.5
Independent John Whitby 205 10.6 +10.6
Green Raymond John Knight 139 7.2 +0.2
Majority 167 8.66 +3.96
Turnout 1,927 26.92 -4.08
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing +11.57

Fletton & Woodston

One vacant seat is up for election, alongside the incumbent.

Fletton & Woodston ward (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andy Coles* 997 41.10 +4.30
Labour Imtiaz Ali 933 38.46 +4.16
Labour Lisa Forbes 911 37.55 +5.55
Conservative Andrew Stephen Willey 900 37.10 +5.90
Green David Nicholas Stevenson 274 11.29 -4.61
Liberal Democrats Callum Robertson 157 6.47 +6.47
Liberal Democrats Neil Walton 122 5.03 +5.03
Freedom Alliance Christopher Frederick Hopgood 65 2.7 New
Majority 22 0.91
Turnout 2,426 32.35 +4.35
Conservative hold Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Glinton & Castor

The incumbent was outgoing Council Leader John Holdich (CON). This seat was last contested in 2019.

Glinton & Castor ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Saqib M Farooq 1,471 67.6 +0.9
Liberal Democrats Claire Biggam Bysshe 279 12.8 +0.1
Labour Stuart Martin 225 10.3 -1.0
Green Gregor Guthrie 202 9.3 -1.9
Majority 1,192 54.75 +8.25
Turnout 2,177 42.18 +1.18
Conservative hold Swing +2.28

Gunthorpe

The incumbent was Darren Fower, elected as a Lib Dem, but sitting as Labour.[4] He did not seek re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (9.3% in 2019) and Green (3.6% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Gunthorpe ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bryan Andrew Tyler 1,277 53.5 +19.5
Liberal Democrats Simon James Kail 780 32.7 -11.2
Labour Jonas Yonga 297 12.5 +3.3
CPA Tom Rogers 31 1.3 +1.3
Majority 497 20.84 +6.44
Turnout 2,385 36.32 -1.68
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Hampton Vale

The incumbent David Seaton (CON), was not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019. Green (5.4% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Hampton Vale ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lindsay John Sharp 473 43.8 +22.4
Liberal Democrats James Robert Brown 315 29.14 -21.3
Labour Mohammed Tokir 241 22.3 -0.6
Independent Dave William James King 52 4.8 +4.8
Majority 158 14.62 +1.82
Turnout 1,081 22.12 +0.12
Conservative hold Swing

Hargate & Hempsted

This was a vacant seat due to the death of the sitting Conservative councillor. This seat was last contested in 2019.

Hargate & Hempsted ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicolle Nkazimulo Moyo 664 47.3 +8.0
Liberal Democrats Kevin Tighe 316 22.5 -12.7
Labour Timothy Kujiyat 311 22.2 +4.5
Green Samantha Godley 113 8.0 +0.3
Majority 348 24.78 +15.38
Turnout 1,404 24.46 +4.46
Conservative hold Swing +7.59

North

The incumbent Mohammed Nadeem (CON), was not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (9.9% in 2019) did not contest this time.

North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Haseeb 1,667 57.8 +4.7
Conservative Javed Akhtar 896 31.1 +2.8
Green Alison Ambarchian 161 5.58 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Peter Chivall 161 5.58 +0.3
Majority 771 26.72 +18.92
Turnout 2,885 40.98 -10.02
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +17.26

Orton Longueville

This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (16.7% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Orton Longueville ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Peter Casey* 1,037 46.8 +16.9
Labour Wendy Mary Smith 649 29.3 -2.0
Green June Mary Bull 321 14.5 -2.0
Liberal Democrats Nick Penniall 209 9.4 +3.7
Majority 388 17.51 +9.41
Turnout 2,216 29.57 -1.43
Conservative hold Swing +4.25

Orton Waterville

The incumbent Kim Aitken (CON), was not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2019.

Orton Waterville ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Kirsty Anna Knight 1,505 52.6 -11.4
Conservative Michael John Samways 973 34.0 +6.3
Labour Haydn James Robson 228 8.0 +1.9
Liberal Democrats Vincent Carroll 82 2.9 +0.8
UKIP Iain Peter McLaughlan 74 2.6 +2.6
Majority 532 18.6 -11.2
Turnout 2,862 40.0 +5.0
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Park

The incumbent was Labour group leader. This seat was last contested in 2019. Green (5.8% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Park ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaz Nawaz* 1,481 49.6 +2.9
Conservative John Philip Peach 1,332 44.6 +2.0
Liberal Democrats Ian Edward Hardman 173 5.8 +1.0
Majority 149 4.99 +2.79
Turnout 2,986 43.27 -10.73
Labour hold Swing +1.40

Paston & Walton

The incumbent was the Liberal Democrat group leader. This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (15.5% in 2019) and Green (4.5% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Paston & Walton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nick Sandford* 981 46.3 -1.7
Conservative Charles George Day 626 29.5 +19.0
Labour Arthur David Webber 512 24.2 +2.7
Majority 355 16.76 +0.36
Turnout 2,119 28.88 -2.12
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Ravensthorpe

This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (12.7% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Ravensthorpe ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gul Nawaz* 1,596 57.2 +20.6
Labour Natasha Dawn Snarey 911 32.6 -8.1
Green Naz Bibi 150 5.4 +1.0
Liberal Democrats Richard John Thomas Cham 135 4.8 -0.8
Majority 685 24.53 +13.13
Turnout 2,792 37.52 -2.48
Conservative hold Swing +6.57

Stanground South

This seat was last contested in 2019. UKIP (17.8% in 2019) did not contest this time.

Stanground South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Harper* 1,267 64.5 +17.5
Labour Richard Campbell-Smith 483 24.6 +2.0
Green Stuart Middleton 131 6.7 -0.7
Liberal Democrats Simon Garner 85 4.3 -0.9
Majority 784 39.88 +16.98
Turnout 1,966 27.04 -0.96
Conservative hold Swing +8.34

Werrington

This seat was last contested in 2019.

Werrington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Werrington First John Raymond Fox* 1,736 61.2 -13.5
Conservative Rylan Luke Ray 536 18.9 +7.4
Labour Matthew James Dear 339 12.0 +6.1
Green Georgia Wade 160 5.6 +0.3
Liberal Democrats Richard David Olive 67 2.4 -0.2
Majority 1,200 42.28 +2.38
Turnout 2,838 36.06 -1.94
Werrington First hold Swing -0.71

West

This seat was last contested in 2019.

West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lynne Ayres* 1,009 57.6 +3.8
Labour Richard James Strangward 443 25.3 +7.6
Green Barry Anthony Warne 124 7.08 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Paul Michael Whittaker 112 6.4 -3.3
Freedom Alliance Rob Petch 34 1.9 New
UKIP John Whitson Myles 30 1.7 -8.8
Majority 566 32.30 -1.40
Turnout 1,752 41.05 +1.05
Conservative hold Swing -0.70

Wittering

The incumbent Diane Lamb (CON), was not seeking re-election. This seat was last contested in 2016.

Wittering
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gavin Anthony Elsey 395 49.56 Decrease 32.36
Green Peter Huxley Slinger 202 25.35 N/A
Independent John Stannage 114 14.30 N/A
Labour Abi Ajoni 61 7.65 Decrease 10.43
Liberal Democrats Darren Wogan 25 3.14 N/A
Majority 193 24.22 Decrease 39.62
Turnout 797 32.66 +7.66
Conservative hold Swing -28.85

References

  1. ^ "Local Elections 2020". Peterborough City Council.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Thompson-Chambers, Vicky (20 September 2006). "Peterborough City Council - Councillors, democracy and elections". democracy.peterborough.gov.uk.
  3. ^ "Local Elections - Elections". Archived from the original on 17 July 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Row develops after Peterborough city councillor dramatically quits". 4 February 2018.