2021 Stevenage Borough Council election

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14 of the 39 seats to Stevenage Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 27 7 5
Seats won 6 6 2
Seats after 22 11 6
Seat change Decrease5 Increase4 Increase1

Map showing the results of the 2021 Stevenage Borough Council election

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Elections to Stevenage Borough Council took place on 6 May 2021. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom. One third of the council was up for election, plus a by-election in Roebuck ward; the seats which were last contested in 2016.[1] The Labour Party retained control of the council, which it has held continuously since 1973, but with a reduced majority.

Results summary

2021 Stevenage Borough Council election[2]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour Co-op 6 Decrease 5 42.9 16 22 56.4 9,199 37.7 -0.4
  Conservative 6 Increase 4 42.9 5 11 28.2 9,724 39.8 +8.1
  Liberal Democrats 2 Increase 1 14.3 4 6 15.4 3,864 15.8 -6.6
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 826 3.4 -4.4
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 348 1.4 New
  TUSC 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 329 1.3 New
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 78 0.3 New
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 49 0.2 New

Ward results

Bandley Hill

Bandley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wendy Kerby 828 47.9 +9.0
Labour Co-op Michelle Gardner 695 40.2 -5.5
Liberal Democrats Andrew Anderson 168 9.7 -5.7
TUSC Barbara Clare 39 2.3 New
Majority 133 7.7
Turnout 1,730 34.1 +4.6
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing Increase7.3

Bedwell

Bedwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Matt Creasey 979 54.2 ±0.0
Conservative David Hurst 596 33.0 +9.3
Liberal Democrats Nick MacMillan 175 9.7 -4.5
TUSC Steve Glennon 55 3.0 New
Majority 383 21.2 -9.2
Turnout 1,805 32.0 +4.1
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease4.7

Chells

Chells
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Julie Ashley-Wren 600 34.9 -11.7
Labour Co-op Forhad Chowdhury 499 29.0 +1.9
Conservative Matthew Wyatt 492 28.6 +11.4
Green David Ingarfill 96 5.6 -3.5
TUSC Roger Charles 33 1.9 New
Majority 101 5.9 -13.8
Turnout 1,720 34.8 +1.3
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Co-op Swing Decrease6.8

Longmeadow

Longmeadow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adam Mitchell 835 50.9 +5.6
Labour Co-op Chris Webb 550 33.5 -6.8
Liberal Democrats David Barks 94 5.7 -8.7
Green Richard Dyer 91 5.5 New
UKIP Peter Colley 49 3.0 New
TUSC Helen Kerr 23 1.4 New
Majority 285 17.4 +12.5
Turnout 1,642 37.2 +5.5
Conservative hold Swing Increase6.2

Manor

Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Graham Snell 1,125 55.7 -19.9
Conservative Dan Buckingham 487 24.1 +10.6
Labour Co-op Louisa Barr 315 15.6 +4.7
Green Dean Carpenter 92 4.6 New
Majority 638 31.6 -30.6
Turnout 2,019 39.5 -0.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease15.3

Martins Wood

Martins Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Myla Arceno 571 34.8 -1.5
Conservative Janet Munro 504 30.7 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Jill Brinkworth 499 30.4 -5.7
Reform UK Rob Henry 43 2.6 New
TUSC Mark Pickersgill 24 1.5 New
Majority 67 4.1 +2.2
Turnout 1,641 35.5 +3.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease2.3

Old Town

Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Duncan 1,027 40.1 +2.1
Labour Co-op Jim Brown 907 35.4 -4.2
Independent John Spiers 348 13.6 New
Green Elizabeth Sturges 191 7.5 -6.5
Liberal Democrats Madani Mannan 89 3.5 -4.9
Majority 120 4.7 N/A
Turnout 2,562 40.5 +4.9
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing Increase3.2

Pin Green

Pin Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Maureen McKay 752 46.1 +3.1
Conservative Grant Prest 650 39.8 +7.6
Green Naomi Lovelace-Collins 118 7.2 -9.0
Liberal Democrats Charles Littleton 113 6.9 -1.8
Majority 102 6.3 -4.5
Turnout 1,633 34.6 +4.5
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease4.5

Roebuck

Roebuck (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Howells 790 52.5 +8.8
Conservative Nicholas Leech 611 40.6 +6.9
Labour Co-op Allen Brown 593 39.4 -4.4
Labour Co-op Monika Cherney-Craw 551 36.6 -7.2
Liberal Democrats Nigel Bye 232 15.4 +4.5
Liberal Democrats Paul Barber 197 13.1 +2.2
TUSC Bryan Clare 33 2.2 New
Turnout 33.5
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op

Shephall

Shephall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Simon Speller 685 47.5 +3.7
Conservative Roni Hearn 613 42.5 +8.8
Liberal Democrats Richard Reece 83 5.8 -5.1
TUSC Michael Malocco 60 4.2 New
Majority 72 5.0 -12.0
Turnout 1,441 31.6 +3.9
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease2.6

St Nicholas

St Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Richard Henry 891 46.3 -0.6
Conservative Layla Buckingham 710 36.9 -1.3
Liberal Democrats Hazel Jones 156 8.1 -6.8
Green Jacqueline Botevyle 125 6.5 New
TUSC Amber Gentleman 42 2.2 New
Majority 181 9.4 +0.8
Turnout 1,924 34.5 +2.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing Increase0.4

Symonds Green

Symonds Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Jackie Hollywell 717 43.0 -0.6
Conservative Jack Ingarfill 712 42.7 +8.0
Green Richard Warr 113 6.8 -5.0
Liberal Democrats Clive Hearmon 106 6.4 -3.5
TUSC Trevor Palmer 20 1.2 New
Majority 5 0.3 -8.6
Turnout 1,668 36.9 +3.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing Decrease4.3

Woodfield

Woodfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Notley 869 53.5 +6.7
Labour Co-op Alistair Gordon 494 30.4 +1.3
Liberal Democrats Neil Brinkworth 227 14.0 -10.0
Reform UK Amodio Amato 35 2.2 New
Majority 375 23.1
Turnout 1.625 39.4
Conservative hold Swing Increase2.7

References

  1. ^ Partridge, Matt (19 March 2021). "Notice of Election - Election of Borough Councillors" (PDF). Stevenage Borough Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 May 2021. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  2. ^ Council, Stevenage Borough. "Election Results - Borough Council Elections 2021". www.stevenage.gov.uk.