The 2022 Reigate and Banstead Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2022 to elect members to Reigate and Banstead Borough Council in England coinciding with other local elections. Fifteen of the council's 45 seats were up for election.[1]

The Conservatives won eight of the fifteen seats available, retaining control of the council which they have held since 2000. The Green Party gained two seats, Horley East & Salfords and South Park & Woodhatch, from the Conservatives to remain the second-largest party. The only other seat to switch parties was Reigate which the Conservatives won from the independent incumbent Christopher Whinney.[1][2]

Results summary

2022 Reigate and Banstead Borough Council election[2]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 8 Decrease 1 53.3 19 27 60.0 13,696 36.6 -10.5
  Green 4 Increase 2 26.7 5 9 20.0 8,914 23.8 +2.9
  Liberal Democrats 1 Steady 6.7 2 3 6.7 3,898 10.4 +1.5
  Nork RA 1 Steady 6.7 2 3 6.7 1,524 4.1 -0.1
  Tattenham RA 1 Steady 6.7 2 3 6.7 1,243 3.3 +0.6
  Labour 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 6,634 17.7 +1.8
  Independent 0 Decrease 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,278 3.4 N/A
  Reform UK 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 271 0.7 N/A

Ward results

Banstead Village

Banstead Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sam Walsh 1,102 45.0 -23.5
Independent Mario Hayns 738 30.1 N/A
Labour Ian Thirlwall 243 10.0 0.0
Liberal Democrats Moray William Carey 208 8.5 -0.8
Green Jennifer Pope 158 6.5 -5.7
Majority 354 14.5
Turnout 2,449 36.5 -1.5
Conservative hold Swing

Chipstead, Kingswood and Woodansterne

Chipstead, Kingswood and Woodansterne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Parnall 1,562 62.1 -10.1
Green Shasha Khan 530 21.1 +5.7
Labour Geoff Eales 425 16.9 +4.5
Majority 1,032 41.0
Turnout 2,517 34.2 -4.8
Conservative hold Swing

Earlswood and Whitebushes

Earlswood and Whitebushes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Ruth Ritter 1,604 65.3
Conservative Kate Fairhurst 499 20.3
Labour Mark Scott 353 14.4
Majority 1,105 45.0
Turnout 2,456 34.6 -3.4
Green hold Swing

Hooley, Merstham and Netherne

Hooley, Merstham and Netherne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mus Tary 958 35.1
Labour Mick Hay 734 26.9
Green Sam Dilliway-Davies 694 25.4
Liberal Democrats Graham Burr 343 12.6
Majority 224 8.2
Turnout 2,729 34.5 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing

Horley Central and South

Horley Central and South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hannah Avery 1,101 48.1 -9.5
Labour Lynnette Easterbrook 684 29.9 +3.6
Green Neville Kemp 323 14.1 -2.0
Reform UK Chris Scott 181 7.9 N/A
Majority 417
Turnout 2,289 31.1 -1.9
Conservative hold Swing

Horley East and Salfords

Horley East and Salfords
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Victoria Chester 1,049 41.7
Conservative Robert Marr 1,025 40.7
Labour Tom Latter 444 17.6
Majority 24 1.0
Turnout 2,518 35.4 -0.6
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Horley West and Sidlow

Horley West and Sidlow
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Baker 1,079 48.2 -10.6
Labour Cecilia Hughes 798 35.7 +8.6
Liberal Democrats Steve Wotton 361 16.1 +2.0
Majority 281 12.6
Turnout 2,238 29.1 -0.9
Conservative hold Swing

Lower Kingswood, Tadworth and Walton

Banstead Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rod Ashford 1,720 62.5 -5.3
Green Roger Ponsford 584 21.2 +10.9
Labour David Burnley 448 16.3 +7.2
Majority 1,136 41.3
Turnout 2,752 35.4 -3.6
Conservative hold Swing

Meadvale and St. John's

Meadvale and St. John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Thompson 1,585 56.4 +13.4
Conservative Ronnie Hutchings 762 27.1 -11.5
Labour Rosie Norgrove 461 16.4 -0.1
Majority 823 29.3
Turnout 2,808 42.6 +0.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Nork

Nork
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nork RA George Hinton 1,524 60.7 +8.7
Conservative Pamela Freeman 572 22.8 -1.5
Labour Calli Mistry 222 8.8 +3.2
Green Flip Bakker 192 7.6 N/A
Majority 952 37.9 -0.1
Turnout 2,510 34.9
Nork RA hold Swing

Redhill East

Redhill East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Stephen McKenna 1,414 64.1 -0.7
Conservative Shysta Manzoor 385 17.5 -6.1
Labour Rex Giles 259 11.7 +0.1
Liberal Democrats Stuart Holmes 148 6.7 N/A
Majority 1,029 46.6
Turnout 2,206 35.9 -3.1
Green hold Swing

Redhill West and Wray Common

Redhill West and Wray Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rich Michalowski 867 33.3 -9.3
Labour Mark Smith 715 27.4 +8.2
Liberal Democrats Jemma De Vincenzo 525 20.2 +1.7
Green Frank Percy 498 19.1 -0.6
Majority 152 5.8
Turnout 2,605 36.6 -1.4
Conservative hold Swing

Reigate

Reigate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Victor Lewanski 1,062 34.8 -14.4
Liberal Democrats John Vincent 728 23.9 +2.9
Independent Christopher Whinney 540 17.7 N/A
Green Claire Thorpe 474 15.5 -4.8
Labour Tony Robinson 248 8.1 -1.4
Majority 334 10.9
Turnout 3,052 41.7 +2.3
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

South Park and Woodhatch

South Park and Woodhatch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Andrew Proudfoot 1,280 56.7 +4.4
Conservative Chris Reynolds 590 26.2 -10.0
Labour Linda Giles 296 13.1 +1.6
Reform UK Joseph Fox 90 4.0 N/A
Majority 690 30.6
Turnout 2,256 35.3 -3.7
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Tattenham Corner and Preston

Tattenham Corner and Preston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Tattenham RA Nick Harrison 1,243 60.0 +2.6
Conservative Aaron Doherty 412 19.9 -3.6
Labour Steve Boeje 304 14.7 +3.2
Green Alistair Morten 114 5.5 +1.1
Majority 831 40.1
Turnout 2,073 28.9 -1.1
Tattenham RA hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b "Borough Council elections results 2022". Reigate and Banstead Borough Council. Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Reigate & Banstead election result". BBC News. 6 May 2022. Retrieved 6 May 2022.