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Map showing the results of the 2021 Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council election
Map showing the results of the 2021 Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council election

Elections to Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council took place on 6 May 2021. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.[1]

Results summary

2021 Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 15 Increase 5 88.2 13 28 58.3 14,916 48.7 +9.9
  Liberal Democrats 2 Decrease 1 11.8 9 11 22.9 6,576 21.5 -10.7
  Labour 0 Decrease 4 0.0 9 9 18.8 7,370 24.0 -1.4
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,655 5.4 +2.9
  Abolish the Town Council 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 86 0.3 New
  For Britain 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 42 0.1 New

Ward results

Brookmans Park and Little Heath

Brookmans Park and Little Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Boulton 1,559 73.2 +5.4
Labour Graham Beevers 339 15.9 +4.1
Liberal Democrats Peter Basford 232 10.9 -9.5
Majority 1,220 57.3 +9.9
Turnout 2,130 42.3 +4.8
Conservative hold Swing Increase0.7

Haldens

Haldens
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alastair Hellyer 766 43.7 +7.9
Labour Mike Larkins 589 33.6 +1.2
Liberal Democrats Rhiannon Richardson 245 14.0 -7.5
Green Sarah Butcher 153 8.7 -1.6
Majority 177 10.1 +6.9
Turnout 1,753 36.0 +3.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase3.4

Handside

Handside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fiona Thomson 1,317 46.3 +20.0
Liberal Democrats Gemma Moore 1,003 35.3 -23.4
Labour Helen Beckett 316 11.1 +3.1
Green Ian Nendick 208 7.3 +0.3
Majority 314 11.0
Turnout 2,844 52.2 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing Increase21.7

Hatfield Central

Hatfield Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Bond 580 42.7 +9.0
Labour Maureen Cook 571 42.0 -3.1
Liberal Democrats Michelle Kirk 122 9.0 -12.2
Abolish the Town Council Melvyn Jones 86 6.3 N/A
Majority 9 0.7
Turnout 2,844 25.1 +0.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase6.1

Hatfield East

Hatfield East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Lake 810 44.6 +9.2
Labour Cathy Watson 552 30.4 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Richard Snowdon 289 15.9 -15.5
Green Ian Gregory 165 9.1 +0.2
Majority 258 14.2
Turnout 1,816 32.5 -0.7
Conservative hold Swing Increase4.5

Hatfield South West

Hatfield South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Craig Stanbury 526 33.9 +9.1
Labour James Broach 515 33.2 -6.4
Liberal Democrats Timothy Rowse 510 32.9 +6.0
Majority 11 0.7
Turnout 1,551 28.7 +0.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase11.1

Hatfield Villages

Hatfield Villages
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Samuel Kasumu 774 45.6 +0.3
Labour Margaret Eames-Petersen 585 34.4 -5.3
Liberal Democrats Adam Edwards 190 11.2 -3.9
Green Andreas Kukol 150 8.8 N/A
Majority 189 11.2 +5.6
Turnout 1,699 31.4 +4.2
Conservative hold Swing Increase2.8

Hollybush

Hollybush
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick Pace 653 42.9 +4.9
Labour Mbizo Mpofu 583 38.3 -9.6
Liberal Democrats Christopher Corbey-West 148 9.7 -4.4
Green Claudia Ferlisi 139 9.1 N/A
Majority 70 4.6
Turnout 1,523 30.6 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing Increase7.3

Howlands

Howlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve McNamara 962 52.5 +19.9
Labour Alan Chesterman 680 37.1 -6.3
Liberal Democrats Konrad Basch 190 10.4 -1.5
Majority 282 15.4
Turnout 1,832 34.3 +3.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase13.1

Northaw and Cuffley

Northaw and Cuffley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gail Ganney 1,328 75.2 +6.7
Labour Sheila Barrett 223 12.6 +2.7
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Johnson 215 12.2 -10.5
Majority 1,105 62.6 +16.8
Turnout 1,766 37.2 +5.4
Conservative hold Swing Increase2.0

Panshanger

Panshanger
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stan Tunstall 819 49.5 +13.0
Liberal Democrats Darrell Panter 491 29.7 -19.1
Labour Joshua Chigwangwa 343 20.8 +6.1
Majority 328 19.8
Turnout 1,653 36.9 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing Increase16.1

Peartree

Peartree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Russ Platt 578 40.4 -10.0
Labour Steve Iwasyk 408 28.5 -4.1
Conservative Hamish Haddow 336 23.5 +6.5
Green Nicola Chapman 109 7.6 N/A
Majority 170 11.9 -5.9
Turnout 1,431 27.3 +1.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease3.0

Sherrards

Sherrards
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Flavia Wachuku 767 37.5 +7.4
Liberal Democrats Arvindkumar Thakkar 575 28.1 -18.4
Labour Hilary Carlen 477 23.3 +10.9
Green Lesley Smith 228 11.1 +5.6
Majority 192 9.4
Turnout 2,047 46.0 +1.8
Conservative hold Swing Increase12.9

Welham Green and Hatfield South

Welham Green and Hatfield South (2 seats due to by-election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Paul Zukowskyj 791 50.5
Conservative Teresa Travell 727 46.4
Conservative Paul Lowe 543 34.7
Liberal Democrats Richard Griffiths 525 33.5
Labour Gareth Aicken 258 16.5
Labour John Eames-Petersen 245 15.6
For Britain Mia Americanos-Molinaro 42 2.7
Turnout 34.2
Liberal Democrats hold
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

Welwyn East

Welwyn East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julie Cragg 1,218 56.3 +4.9
Labour Martine Davis 425 19.7 +0.2
Liberal Democrats Helen Harrington 278 12.9 -16.1
Green William Berrington 241 11.1 N/A
Majority 793 36.6 +14.2
Turnout 2,162 42.2 +6.7
Conservative hold Swing Increase2.4

Welwyn West

Welwyn West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Smith 1,231 63.5 +8.0
Green Penny Berrington 262 13.5 +6.5
Labour Daniel Carlen 251 13.0 +6.5
Liberal Democrats Alan Reimer 194 10.0 -21.0
Majority 969 50.0 +25.5
Turnout 1,938 39.8 +2.6
Conservative hold Swing Increase0.8

References

  1. ^ "Results for the County, Borough and Hatfield Town Council elections held on 6 May 2021". Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. Retrieved 28 May 2021.