2021 Rushmoor Borough Council Election
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13 seats of 39 to Rushmoor Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 9 3 1
Seats before 26 10 1

Rushmoor UK local election 2021 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2021 Rushmoor Borough Council election

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

TBD

Elections to Rushmoor Borough Council took place on 6 May 2021 as part of the 2021 United Kingdom local elections.[1] This took place at the same time as the elections for Hampshire County Council and the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner.[2] [3]

Background

In the previous election, the Conservatives won nine of the 13 seats up for election. In the 2021 election they were due to defend eight of thirteen seats up for election, and were mathematically incapable of losing their majority. [4] The statement of persons nominated was published on Friday 9 April.[5]

Results summary

2021 Rushmoor Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 11 Increase 3 78.6 18 29 74.4 12,876 52.7 +8.6
  Labour 3 Decrease 2 21.4 6 9 23.1 8,228 33.7 +2.7
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.6 3,161 12.9 +1.3
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 96 0.4 -3.3
  UKIP 0 Decrease 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 64 0.3 -9.5
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 21 0.1 New

Ward results

Aldershot Park

Aldershot Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Roberts 788 51.6 -5.6
Conservative Sam Trussler 638 41.8 +22.5
Liberal Democrats Liz Scopes 102 6.7 N/A
Majority
Labour hold Swing

Cherrywood

Cherrywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nem Thapa 898 52.7 +27.9
Labour Clive Grattan 806 47.3 -2.1
Majority
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Cove and Southwood

Cove and Southwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Carter 1,275 64.9 +15.6
Labour Madi Jabbi 406 20.7 +5.2
Liberal Democrats Jill Whyman 285 14.5 -5.9
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Empress

Empress
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Manira Munro 940 50.9 +13.1
Labour Barry Jones 408 22.1 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Leola Card 383 20.7 N/A
Independent Donna Wallace 96 5.2 -24.9
Reform UK Benjamin Seery 21 1.1 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Fernhill

Fernhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jessica Auton 1,137 72.2 +8.4
Labour Ross Collins 437 27.8 +4.0
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Knellwood

Knellwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Taylor 1,334 55.5 +10.5
Liberal Democrats Craig Card 605 25.2 +5.2
Labour Gareth Williams 401 16.7 +3.8
UKIP Zack Culshaw 64 2.7 -6.4
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Manor Park

Manor Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Clifford 1,237 56.9 +3.9
Labour Jules Crossley 701 32.2 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Mark Trotter 236 10.9 N/A
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

North Town

North Town (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Dibble 1,110 64.8 +2.3
Labour Sarah Spall 761 44.4 -18.1
Conservative Stuart Trussler 519 30.3 -7.2
Conservative Mary Hartley 469 27.4 -10.1
Liberal Democrats Glenn Christodoulou 95 5.5 N/A
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Rowhill

Rowhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maurice Sheehan 887 45.1 +10.2
Labour Alex Crawford 722 36.7 +12.9
Liberal Democrats Alan Hilliar 358 18.2 -3.3
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

St John’s

St John’s
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Canty 1,165 67.5 -4.9
Labour Julia Warner 560 32.5 +4.9
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

St Mark’s

St Mark’s
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Diane Bedford 775 44.6 +10.9
Liberal Democrats Emily Mitchell 698 40.1 +1.9
Labour Carl Hewitt 266 15.3 -0.2
Majority
Conservative hold Swing

Wellington

Wellington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jib Belbase 587 54.9 +8.0
Labour Halleh Koohestani 402 37.6 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Olive O'Dowd-Booth 81 7.6 -4.8
Majority
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

West Heath

West Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Hope 1,015 56.6 +25.2
Labour Rebekkah Thomas 460 25.7 +10.8
Liberal Democrats Charlie Fraser-Fleming 318 17.7 +3.4
Majority
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Timetable in England" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 24 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Elections and voting". www.hants.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Local, Hampshire County Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections - Rushmoor Borough Council". www.rushmoor.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 7 May 2021. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  4. ^ "What's up for grabs in the 2021 local elections?". www.newstatesman.com. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  5. ^ "Election candidates - Rushmoor Borough Council". www.rushmoor.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 April 2021.