Elections to Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council took place on 5 May 2022. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.[1]

Results summary

2022 Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 4 Decrease 3 23.5 22 26 52.1 11,529 37.1 -11.6
  Liberal Democrats 7 Increase 2 41.2 5 12 27.1 9,198 29.6 +8.1
  Labour 6 Increase 1 35.3 4 10 20.8 9,250 29.8 +5.8
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 798 2.6 -2.8
  Abolish the BBC TV Licence 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 270 0.9 N/A
  For Britain 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 19 0.1 ±0.0

Ward results

Brookmans Park and Little Heath

Brookmans Park and Little Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rebecca Lass 1,242 65.0 -8.2
Labour Graham Beevers 365 19.1 +3.2
Liberal Democrats Michael Anscombe 304 15.9 +5.0
Majority 877 45.9
Turnout 1,911 38.6
Conservative hold Swing Decrease5.7

Haldens

Haldens
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lucy Musk 882 50.4 +16.8
Conservative Neil Bradbury 618 35.3 -8.4
Liberal Democrats Simon Goldwater 250 14.3 +0.3
Majority 264 15.1
Turnout 1,750 35.9
Labour hold Swing Increase12.6

Handside

Handside
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Gemma Moore 1,457 55.7
Liberal Democrats Michal Siewniak 1,431 54.7
Conservative Tony Bailey 726 27.7
Conservative John Gilbey 695 26.5
Labour Perry Hewitt 312 11.9
Labour Moyna Aicken 268 10.2
Green Penelope Berrington 260 9.9
Abolish the BBC TV Licence Clare Stevenson 87 3.3
Turnout 50.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Hatfield Central

Hatfield Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pankit Shah 736 52.8 +10.8
Conservative Mark Smith 466 33.4 -9.3
Liberal Democrats Adam Edwards 192 13.8 +4.8
Majority 270 19.4
Turnout 1,394 26.2
Labour hold Swing Increase10.1

Hatfield East

Hatfield East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Larry Crofton 804 44.1 +13.7
Conservative Peter Hebden 700 38.4 -6.2
Liberal Democrats Richard Griffiths 190 10.4 -5.5
Green Ian Gregory 130 7.1 -2.0
Majority 104 5/7
Turnout 1,824 32.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase10.0

Hatfield South West

Hatfield South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tim Rowse 705 45.4 +12.5
Labour Kieran Thorpe 491 31.6 -1.6
Conservative Gav Solomons 308 19.8 -14.1
Abolish the BBC TV Licence Melvyn Jones 50 3.2 N/A
Majority 214 13.8
Turnout 1,554 28.7
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase7.1

Hatfield Villages

Hatfield Villages
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Broach 753 46.2 +11.8
Conservative Antony Demetriou 667 40.9 -4.7
Liberal Democrats Anthony Green 210 12.9 +1.7
Majority 86 5.3
Turnout 1,630 29.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing Increase8.3

Hollybush

Hollybush
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynn Chesterman 877 57.8 +19.5
Conservative Abbie Cook 478 31.5 -11.4
Liberal Democrats Jonquil Basch 163 10.7 +1.0
Majority 399 26.3
Turnout 1,518 31.3
Labour hold Swing Increase15.4

Howlands

Howlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Max Holloway 1,072 58.5 +21.4
Conservative Marios Artemi 631 34.5 -18.0
Liberal Democrats Hillary Skoczylas 128 7.0 -3.4
Majority 441 24.0
Turnout 1,831 34.9
Labour hold Swing Increase19.7

Northaw and Cuffley

Northaw and Cuffley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bernard Sarson 1,076 67.8 -7.4
Labour Sheila Barrett 279 17.6 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Peter Basford 232 14.6 +2.4
Majority 797 50.2
Turnout 1,587 33.9
Conservative hold Swing Decrease6.2

Panshanger

Panshanger
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Darrell Panter 594 39.3 +9.6
Conservative Ahmad Chattha 515 34.1 -15.4
Labour Alan Chesterman 402 26.6 +5.8
Majority 79 5.2
Turnout 1,511
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase12.5

Peartree

Peartree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Duncan Jones 770 51.8 +11.4
Labour Erin Smith 497 33.4 +4.9
Conservative David Perkins 173 11.6 -11.9
Abolish the BBC TV Licence Aaron Johnson 47 3.2 N/A
Majority 273 18.4
Turnout 1,487 28.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase3.3

Sherrads

Sherrads
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Skoczylas 1,114 54.4 +26.3
Conservative Siva Kumar 498 24.3 -13.2
Labour Hilary Carlen 293 14.3 -9.0
Green William Berrington 101 4.9 -6.2
Abolish the BBC TV Licence Caroline Jones 42 2.1 N/A
Majority 616 30.1
Turnout 2,048 46.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase19.8

Welham Green and Hatfield South

Welham Green and Hatfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sandreni Bonfante 771 45.6 +2.1
Conservative Phil Kurland 561 33.2 -6.8
Labour Cathy Watson 296 17.5 +3.3
Abolish the BBC TV Licence Sian Hems 44 2.6 N/A
For Britain Mia Americanos-Molinaro 19 1.1 -1.2
Majority 210 12.4
Turnout 1,691 32.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase4.5

Welwyn East

Welwyn East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terry Mitchinson 1,144 52.1 -4.2
Labour Daniel Carlen 633 28.8 +9.1
Liberal Democrats Alan Reimer 419 19.1 +6.2
Majority 511 23.3
Turnout 2,196 42.9
Conservative hold Swing Decrease6.7

Welwyn West

Welwyn West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sunny Thusu 1,031 54.4 -9.1
Green Sarah Butcher 307 16.2 +2.7
Labour Gareth Aicken 290 15.3 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Genevieve Almeyda 268 14.1 +4.1
Majority 724 38.2
Turnout 1,896 39.1
Conservative hold Swing Decrease5.9

References

  1. ^ "Election results 5 May 2022". Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. Retrieved 10 May 2022.