2022 South Cambridgeshire District Council election
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All 55 council seats
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative
Last election 30 11
Seats won 37 8
Seat change Increase 7 Decrease 3

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Map of the results of the election by ward

Elections to South Cambridgeshire District Council were held on Thursday 5 May 2022[1] as part of the 2022 United Kingdom local elections. All forty five seats were up for election in twenty six wards. The Liberal Democrats were defending the council, having won control in 2018.[2][3]

Summary

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2022 South Cambridgeshire District Council election[4]
Party Seats Estimated Popular vote[a]
Won ± Votes %
  Liberal Democrats 37 +7 26,756 50.91
  Conservative 8 -3 15,858 30.17
  Labour 0 -2 5725 10.89
  Green 0 0 6246 11.88
  Independent 0 -2 1807 3.44
Total 45
Turnout 52,556[b]

Notes

  1. ^ Calculated using the totals of vote averages per ward
  2. ^ Inconsistencies in the totals are due to voters not utilising all of their multiple votes

Results by ward

A * denotes an incumbent

Balsham

Balsham (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Harvey* 704 54.2 +6.7
Conservative John Biggs 404 31.1 -8.6
Labour Jason Walter 101 7.8 -2.6
Green Bob Ensch 90 6.9 +4.5
Majority
Turnout 1,299 43.45
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bar Hill

Bar Hill (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bunty Waters* 560 48.2 -3.5
Liberal Democrats David Barlow 506 43.6 +33.4
Green Thomas Lachlan-Cope 95 8.2 -2.5
Majority
Turnout 1,161 38.98
Conservative hold Swing

Barrington

Barrington (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Aidan van de Weyer* 888 64.2 +15.7
Conservative Chris Chapman 495 35.8 -6.5
Majority
Turnout 1,383 52.15
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bassingbourn

Bassingbourn (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Susan van de Ven 579 45.5 +45.5
Conservative Soma Pemmireddy 372 29.2 -5.9
Green Simon Saggers 247 19.4 +6.6
Labour Turlough Stone 75 5.9 -46.2
Majority
Turnout 1,273 42.18
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Caldecote

Caldecote (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tumi Hawkins* 909 74.3 +16.3
Conservative Olivia Barnett 314 25.7 -12.1
Majority
Turnout 1,223 43.37
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Cambourne

Cambourne (three seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Helene Leeming 1,382 46.9 +33.9
Liberal Democrats Stephen Drew 1,295 44.0 +33.0
Conservative Shrobona Bhattacharya* 1,022 34.7 -9.1
Liberal Democrats Mark Hersom 991 33.6 N/A
Conservative Conor Smith 821 27.9 -20.9
Conservative Madhuparna Datta 809 27.5 -10.1
Labour Kirsty Ellerker 626 21.2 -16.4
Independent Aftab Ahmed 425 14.4 N/A
Green Marcus Pitcaithly 397 13.5 -0.3
Independent Sobia Zaman 276 9.4 N/A
Majority
Turnout 2,946 38.12
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Caxton & Papworth

Caxton & Papworth (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Howell* 954 51.3 -10.8
Liberal Democrats Peter Sandford 771 41.5 +23.1
Conservative Tanya Gray 768 41.3 -15.3
Liberal Democrats Sean Lindsay-Smith 574 30.9 N/A
Green Gaynor Clements 405 21.8 +6.1
Majority
Turnout 1,859 38.94
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Cottenham

Cottenham (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Loveluck 1,545 69.0 +21.0
Liberal Democrats Annika Osborne 1,354 60.5 +16.7
Conservative Nigel Bolitho 498 22.3 -9.7
Conservative Frank Morris 456 20.4 -9.5
Green Colin Coe 409 18.3 +11.6
Majority
Turnout 2,238 42.71
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Duxford

Duxford (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter McDonald* 885 76.4 +26.8
Conservative Luigi Murton 274 23.6 -18.0
Majority
Turnout 1,159 41.45
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Fulbourn & Fen Ditton

Fulbourn & Fen Ditton (three seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Williams* 1,433 40.3 -5.6
Conservative Graham Cone* 1,305 36.7 +1.4
Liberal Democrats Carla Hofman 1,166 32.8 -4.2
Liberal Democrats Vince Farrar 1,132 31.9 +2.9
Labour Tim Andrews 951 26.8 +4.2
Conservative Neil Prem 856 24.1 -9.5
Conservative Joanne Shiret 838 23.6 +0.3
Labour Uroga Okello 837 23.6 +3.8
Labour Luke Viner 751 21.1 +3.5
Green Oliver Fisher 666 18.7 +9.2
Majority
Turnout 3,553 44.74
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Foxton

Foxton (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats James Hobro 876 56.0 +45.7
Conservative Deborah Roberts* 689 44.0 -3.0
Majority
Turnout 1,565 57.16
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing

Deborah Roberts had previously been elected as an Independent.

Gamlingay

Gamlingay (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bridget Smith* 795 53.6 +3.3
Conservative Harriet Gould 689 46.4 +3.5
Majority
Turnout 1,484 50.66
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Girton

Girton (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Corinne Garvey* 1,220 57.9 +41.1
Liberal Democrats Richard Stobart 858 40.7 N/A
Conservative Tom Bygott* 670 31.8 -7.5
Labour Marcelo Goncalves de Lima 439 20.8 -1.9
Conservative Gita Patel 436 20.7 +2.4
Green Andrew Margetts 358 17.0 +3.5
Majority
Turnout 2,108 51.01
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

The Liberal Democrats had gained the Independent seat in a by-election.

Hardwick

Hardwick (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lina Nieto 471 44.2 -9.9
Liberal Democrats Marcus Streets 345 32.4 +7.7
Labour Joe Beastall 249 23.4 +7.0
Majority
Turnout 1,065 41.05
Conservative hold Swing

Harston & Comberton

Harston & Comberton (three seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lisa Redrup 1,978 53.6 +5.8
Liberal Democrats Michael Atkins 1,899 51.5 +5.3
Liberal Democrats Ariel Cahn 1,564 42.4 -3.8
Conservative Amanda Bacon 1,165 31.6 -5.4
Conservative Lorraine Mooney 1,144 31.0 -5.9
Conservative Joshua Vanneck 1,077 29.2 -1.0
Green Steve Edmondson 892 24.2 +15.2
Labour Michael Tierney 630 17.1 +5.5
Majority
Turnout 3,690 45.86
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Histon & Impington

Histon & Impington (three seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Pippa Heylings* 2,133 58.6 +17.8
Liberal Democrats Martin Cahn* 1,615 44.4 +11.5
Liberal Democrats Sunita Hansraj 1,279 35.2 +3.9
Independent Edd Stonham 1,106 30.4 +6.2
Labour Geoff Moore 753 20.7 +2.6
Labour Gareth Owen 626 17.2 -5.6
Conservative Louise Daily 611 16.8 -2.0
Green Sandra Archer 594 16.3 +9.8
Labour Simon Patenall 498 13.7 -7.3
Conservative Gail Arnold 478 13.1 -2.6
Conservative Olawale Awoyinka 409 11.2 -2.5
Majority
Turnout 3,637 42.46
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Linton

Linton (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Henry Batchelor* 1,389 57.4 +10.3
Liberal Democrats John Batchelor* 1,388 57.4 +12.6
Conservative John Bald 679 28.1 -12.0
Conservative Merrie Mannassi 568 23.5 -9.4
Green Jessica Eve 252 10.4 +1.9
Labour Michael Murray 249 10.3 -1.7
Labour Ernie Turkington 145 6.0 -3.0
Majority
Turnout 2,420 42.41
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Longstanton

Longstanton (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sarah Cheung Johnson* 1,326 71.6 +20.9
Liberal Democrats Alex Malyon* 1,183 63.8 +20.9
Conservative Harry Challands 425 22.9 -19.3
Conservative Khadijeh Zargar 340 18.3 -15.3
Labour Clare Wilson 252 13.6 +4.1
Majority
Turnout 1,853 35.85
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Melbourn

Melbourn (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jose Hales* 1,596 62.5 +8.8
Liberal Democrats Sally Hart* 1,573 61.6 +9.3
Conservative Jonathan Carter 654 25.6 -5.1
Conservative Thomas Goldie 551 21.6 -7.5
Green Paul Evans 292 11.4 +5.5
Labour Peter Sarris 214 8.4 -3.1
Majority
Turnout 2,554 39.92
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Milton & Waterbeach

Milton & Waterbeach (three seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Anna Bradnam* 1,485 44.7 +3.3
Liberal Democrats Paul Bearpark* 1,412 42.5 +4.5
Liberal Democrats Judith Rippeth* 1,255 37.8 +3.5
Labour Elizabeth McWilliams 1,049 31.6 +9.4
Labour Gareth Wright 945 28.5 +6.5
Labour Anna Stevenson 788 23.7 +2.0
Conservative Clive Rabbett 729 22.0 +2.4
Conservative Christine Smith 663 20.0 +1.1
Green Eleanor Crane 632 19.0 +11.6
Conservative Alison Melton 594 17.9 -2.2
Majority
Turnout 3,321 40.37
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Over & Willingham

Over & Willingham (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bill Handley* 1,482 66.9 +20.4
Liberal Democrats Daniel Lentell 1,189 53.7 +12.5
Conservative Leslie Edwards 576 26.0 -0.5
Conservative James Hutchcraft 554 25.0 +2.1
Labour David Parker 238 10.7 +1.2
Labour Sephie Donnelly 199 9.0 +1.3
Majority
Turnout 2,214 39.61
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Sawston

Sawston (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Milnes* 1,403 68.2 +16.5
Liberal Democrats Libby Earle 1,173 57.0 +15.5
Conservative Paul Bryant 531 25.8 -8.6
Conservative Donald Douglas 459 22.3 -9.5
Labour Anand Pillai 324 15.8 +2.3
Majority
Turnout 2,057 37.56
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Shelford

Shelford (two seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Fane* 1,612 59.3 +11.0
Liberal Democrats William Jackson-Wood 1,198 44.0 -0.8
Conservative Benjamin Shelton 924 34.0 +1.2
Conservative Andrew Appleyard 889 32.7 +2.4
Green Gregory Price 605 22.2 +12.5
Majority
Turnout 2,720 47.83
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Swavesey

Swavesey (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Ellington* 494 46.5 -13.5
Liberal Democrats Natalie Warren-Green 359 33.8 +23.8
Green John Turner 209 19.7 +16.3
Majority
Turnout 1,062 37.64
Conservative hold Swing

The Mordens

The Mordens (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heather Williams* 749 50.8 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Sebastian Kindersley 622 42.2 -4.2
Green Holly Derrett 103 7.0 N/A
Majority
Turnout 1,474 55.04
Conservative hold Swing

Whittlesford

Whittlesford (one seat)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Williams* 707 57.1 -6.2
Liberal Democrats Barry Carolan 531 42.9 +28.4
Majority
Turnout 1,238 46.40
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Notice of Election" (PDF). South Cambridgeshire District Council. 2022-03-28. Retrieved 2022-04-19.
  2. ^ "Local elections 2018: Liberal Democrats take control of South Cambridgeshire from Conservatives". Cambridge Independent. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2022.
  3. ^ "South Cambridgeshire Lib Dems take power in from Tories". BBC News. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2022.
  4. ^ "South Cambs District Council". South Cambs District Council. Retrieved 2022-07-27.