Elections to Peterborough City Council are currently taking place as of 5 May 2022. 19 of the 60 seats will be contested. The election will take place alongside other local elections across the United Kingdom.

2022 Peterborough City Council election

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19 seats (out of 60 seats) to Peterborough City Council
31 seats needed for a majority
 
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Leader Wayne Fitzgerald Shaz Nawaz Nick Sandford
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Leader's seat West Park Paston and Walton
Current seats 28 16 8

 
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Leader John Fox Chris Harper
Party Green Werrington First Independent
Leader's seat Werrington Stanground South
Current seats 3 3 1

 
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Leader Ed Murphy
Party Independent Labour
Leader's seat Ravensthorpe
Current seats 1

Current political makeup

Summary

2022 Peterborough City Council election[4]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 7 Steady 36.84 21 28 46.67 14,101 35.81 Increase0.31
  Labour 6 Increase1 31.58 11 17 28.33 13,686 34.76 Increase0.66
  Liberal Democrats 4 Steady 21.05 4 8 13.33 5,270 13.38 Increase2.68
  Green 1 Steady 5.26 2 3 5.00 3,671 9.32 Increase1.62
  Werrington First 1 Steady 5.26 2 3 5.00 1,373 3.49 Increase0.09
  Independent 0 Steady 0.00 1 1 1.67 248 0.63 Decrease1.57
  Independent Labour 0 Decrease1 0.00 0 0 0.00 615 1.56 New
  TUSC 0 Steady 0.00 0 0 0.00 52 0.13 New
  Freedom Alliance 0 Steady 0.00 0 0 0.00 99 0.25 New
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.00 0 0 0.00 258 0.66 New

Ward results

Bretton

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Scott Warren (Conservative). UKIP (3.4%) and For Britain Movement(3.9%) did not contest this time.

Bretton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Scott Warren 850 44.2 Decrease4.3
Labour Nick Thulbourn 695 36.1 Decrease4.8
Independent Dave Craig 248 12.9 New
Liberal Democrats Rohan Wilson 131 6.3 Increase0.2
Majority 155 8.1 Increase0.5
Turnout 1,924 27.7 Decrease4
Conservative hold Swing Increase0.25

Central

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent (Mahboob Hussain, Labour) did not seek re-election. Freedom Alliance (2.5%) are not contesting this time.

Central ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Alison Margaret Jones 1,720 57.7 Decrease2.1
Conservative Aleem Miran 937 31.4 Increase5.4
Green Raymond John Knight 147 4.9 Decrease0.7
Liberal Democrats Paul Whittaker 127 4.3 Decrease2.1
TUSC Steve Cawley 52 1.7 New
Majority 783 26.3 Decrease7.6
Turnout 2,983 34.97 Decrease6.09
Labour hold Swing Decrease3.75

Dogsthorpe

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Dennis Jones (Labour). Independent Colin Hargreaves (11.4%) and UKIP (4.0%) did not contesting this time.

Dogsthorpe ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Dennis Jones 1,107 57.4 Increase22.2
Conservative Marius Vainauskas 568 29.5 Decrease9.4
Liberal Democrats Sandra Ringler 140 7.2 Increase0.2
Green Kelsey Jack Brace 68 3.5
Freedom Alliance Robert Bede Petch 45 2.3 New
Majority 539 27.9 Increase24.4
Turnout 1,928 27.59 Decrease5.25
Labour hold Swing Increase15.8

East

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Sam Hemraj (Labour).

East ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Sam Hemraj 990 46.8 Increase2.5
Conservative Dominic Pereira 862 40.8 Decrease4.6
Liberal Democrats Stuart Clark 144 6.8 Increase1.4
Green Luke Chapman 118 5.6 Increase0.7
Majority 128 6.0 Increase4.9
Turnout 2,114 28.7 Decrease4.14
Labour Co-op hold Swing Increase3.55

Eye, Thorney & Newborough

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent (Richard Brown, Conservative) did not seek re-election.

Eye, Thorney & Newborough ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rylan Ray 1,269 56.3 Decrease13.7
Labour Kim Michelle Lewis 549 24.3 Increase6.2
Green Michael Alexander 285 12.6 Increase4.3
Liberal Democrats Annie Geraghty 152 6.7 Increase3.1
Majority 720 32.0 Decrease20.0
Turnout 2,255 29.83 Decrease2.64
Conservative hold Swing Decrease9.95

Fletton & Stanground

One vacant seat was up for election ([Liberal Democrat), alongside the incumbent (Christian Hogg, Liberal Democrat). This seat was last contested in 2021. The Green Party (7.2%) and John Whitby (Independent) (10.6%) did not contest this time.

Fletton & Stanground ward (2 Seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Christian Hogg 1,030 49.6 Increase23.9
Liberal Democrats Jade Seager 928 44.7 New
Conservative Irene Walsh 605 29.1 Decrease6.3
Conservative Vishal Vichare 566 27.3 New
Labour Asim Mahmood 442 21.3 Increase1.8
Majority 425 20.5 Increase11.8
Turnout 2,077 26.5 Decrease0.42
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase15.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase15.1

Fletton & Woodston

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Alan Dowson (Labour). Freedom Alliance (2.7%) did not stand this time.

Fletton & Woodston ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Alan Grant Dowson 880 43.3 Increase4.8
Conservative Andrew Stephen Willey 812 39.9 Decrease1.2
Green David Nicholas Stevenson 202 9.9 Decrease1.4
Liberal Democrats Neil Walton 139 6.8 Increase0.3
Majority 68 3.4 Increase2.5
Turnout 2,033 26.12 Decrease6.23
Labour hold Swing Increase3.0

Gunthorpe

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Andrew Bond (Liberal Democrat). Christian Peoples Alliance (1.3%) did not contest this time.

Gunthorpe ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Bond 1,259 50.3 Increase17.6
Conservative John Philip Peach 996 39.8 Decrease13.7
Labour Jack James Gower 250 10.0 Decrease2.5
Majority 263 10.5 Decrease10.3
Turnout 2,505 37.06 Decrease0.74
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase15.65

Hampton Vale

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Marco Cereste (Conservative). Dave King (Independent) (4.8%) did not contest this time.

Hampton Vale ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marco Cereste 398 37.1 Decrease6.7
Liberal Democrats Polly Geraghty 291 27.2 Decrease1.9
Labour Bill Thompson 264 24.6 Increase2.3
Green Barry Anthony Warne 65 6.1 New
Freedom Alliance Arthurs Fedorovs 54 5.0 New
Majority 107 9.9 Decrease4.7
Turnout 1,072 20.65 Decrease1.47
Conservative hold Swing Decrease2.4

Hargate & Hempsted

This seat was last contested in 2021. The incumbent was Mohammed Farooq (Conservative).

Hargate & Hempsted ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mohammed Farooq 672 50.0 Increase2.7
Labour Timothy Akau Kujiyat 427 31.8 Increase9.6
Liberal Democrats Rachel Speed 155 11.5 Decrease10.5
Green Michael Robert Whitaker 90 6.7 Decrease1.3
Majority 245 18.2 Decrease6.4
Turnout 1,344 21.73 Decrease3.05
Conservative hold Swing Decrease3.45

North

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent (Shazia Bashir, Conservative) is not seeking re-election in this ward. UKIP (4.8%), The Green Party (4.7%) and the Lib Dems (4.2%) are not contesting this time.

North ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Noreen Bi 1,708 72.4 Increase30.7
Conservative Akim Akim 652 27.6 Decrease16.9
Majority 1,056 44.8 Increase42.0
Turnout 2,360 32.86 Decrease6.73
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase23.8

Orton Longueville

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent (Irene Walsh, Conservative) is not seeking re-election in this ward. UKIP (14.4%) are not contesting this time.

Orton Longueville ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Perkins 823 39.4 Increase1.5
Labour Wendy Mary Smith 804 38.5 Increase5.9
Liberal Democrats Nick Penniall 241 11.5 Increase3.9
Green June Mary Bull 221 10.6 Increase3.0
Majority 19 0.9 Decrease4.4
Turnout 2,089 26.99 Decrease2.82
Conservative hold Swing Decrease2.2

Orton Waterville

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent is Julie Howell (Green).

Orton Waterville ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Julie Lisa May Howell 1,907 68.4 Increase17.6
Conservative Michael John Samways 593 21.3 Decrease16.7
Labour Henry James McKearney 217 7.8 Decrease1.1
Liberal Democrats Vince Carroll 72 2.6 Increase0.3
Majority 1,314 47.1 Increase34.3
Turnout 2,789 38.02 Decrease0.87
Green hold Swing Increase17.2

Park

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent (Aasiyah Joseph, Labour) is not seeking re-election.

Park ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mohammed Sabir 1,504 52.9 Decrease0.9
Conservative Shazia Bashir 895 31.5 Decrease8.1
Liberal Democrats Ian Hardman 201 7.1 Increase3.8
Green Fiona Radic 128 4.5 Increase1.2
Reform UK Sue Morris 116 4.1 New
Majority 609 21.4 Increase7.2
Turnout 2,844 39.9 Decrease6.45
Labour hold Swing Increase3.6

Paston & Walton

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent is Asif Shaheed (Liberal Democrat). UKIP (8.1%) are not contesting this time.

Paston & Walton ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Asif Shaheed 895 44.6 Increase6.6
Conservative Angie Fenner 505 25.2 Increase6.6
Labour Gregory Mickiewicz 374 18.6 Decrease11.5
Reform UK Tony Allen 142 7.1 New
Green Amanda Horne 92 4.6 Decrease0.4
Majority 390 19.4 Increase11.3
Turnout 2,008 26.65 Decrease4.44
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase9.1

Ravensthorpe

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent, Ed Murphy, was suspended by the Labour Party in 2021.[5] He will contest this election as an independent candidate. UKIP (6.5%) and The Green Party (3%) are not contesting this time.

Ravensthorpe ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mohammed Rangzeb 1,202 43.7 Decrease1.1
Labour Co-op Mohammed Tokir 775 28.2 Decrease17.6
Independent Ed Murphy 615 22.4 New
Liberal Democrats Richard Cham 156 5.7 New
Majority 427 15.5 Increase14.5
Turnout 2,748 35.97 Decrease1.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing Increase8.3

Stanground South

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent is Ray Bisby (Conservative). UKIP (5%), Julian Bray (Independent) (4.5%), and The Liberal Democrats (4.3%) are not contesting this time.

Stanground South ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ray Bisby 967 56.4 Decrease2.7
Labour Timothy William Fish 566 33.0 Increase6.7
Green Stuart Middleton 182 10.6 Increase7.8
Majority 401 23.4 Decrease8.6
Turnout 1,715 22.48 Decrease5.32
Conservative hold Swing Decrease4.7

Werrington

This seat was last contested in 2018. The incumbent is Steve Lane (Werrington First). UKIP (2.9%) are not contesting this time.

Werrington ward
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Werrington First Steve Lane 1,373 53.1 Decrease0.1
Conservative Hayley Jayne Shelton 495 19.2 Increase1.7
Labour Jason McNally 414 16.0 Increase5.1
Green Georgia Wade 166 6.4 Increase2.6
Liberal Democrats Simon Kail 137 5.3 Decrease6.3
Majority 878 33.9 Decrease1.8
Turnout 2,585 32.4 Decrease1.4
Werrington First hold Swing Decrease0.9

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Thompson-Chambers, Vicky (20 September 2006). "Peterborough City Council - Councillors, democracy and elections". democracy.peterborough.gov.uk.
  2. ^ "Councillor Ed Murphy". Peterborough City Council. Retrieved 25 April 2022.
  3. ^ Jones, Ben (7 April 2022). "Peterborough City Council elections: Every candidate standing".((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 July 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Lamy, Joel (9 April 2021). "Suspended Peterborough Labour councillor insists investigation is 'storm in a tea cup'". Archived from the original on 9 April 2021.