Cambridgeshire County Council election, 2005

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Results by electoral division. Striped wards have mixed representation.

An election to Cambridgeshire County Council took place on 5 May 2005 as part of the United Kingdom local elections, 2005. The election took place on the same day as the United Kingdom general election, 2005. 69 councillors were elected from 60 electoral divisions, which returned either one or two county councillors each by first-past-the-post voting. New electoral division boundaries were brought in for this election, increasing the number of seats from 59. The Conservative Party retained their majority on the council, while the Labour Party lost all their rural councillors with their representation limited to the city of Cambridge.

Results[edit]

Cambridgeshire County Council election, 2005[1][2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 42 N/A N/A N/A 60.9% 41.9% 138,135 N/A
  Liberal Democrat 23 N/A N/A N/A 33.3% 37.4% 123,533 N/A
  Labour 3 N/A N/A N/A 4.3% 14.9% 49,252 N/A
  Green 0 N/A N/A N/A 0.0% 3.3% 10,979 N/A
  Labour Co-op 1 N/A N/A N/A 1.4% 1.5% 5,014 N/A
  Independent 0 N/A N/A N/A 0.0% 0.5% 1,625 N/A
  UKIP 0 N/A N/A N/A 0.0% 0.4% 1,416 N/A

Party strength by electoral division[edit]

The following maps show the percentage of the vote each party obtained by electoral division. A colour key for each map can be viewed by clicking on the image.

Conservative Party Liberal Democrats
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Labour Party Green Party
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Results by electoral division[edit]

Cambridge (14 seats)[edit]

Abbey electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Paul Sales 1,384 39.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Edward Thomas Sexton 1,033 29.8 N/A
Conservative Simon Anthony Mitton 631 18.2 N/A
Green Margaret Elizabeth Wright 416 12.0 N/A
Turnout 55.5
Labour Co-op win (new seat)
Arbury electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Rupert William George Moss-Eccardt 1,686 41.0 N/A
Labour Co-op Ian Charles Kidman 1,386 33.7 N/A
Conservative Shapour Meftah 743 18.1 N/A
Green Michael Smith 295 7.2 N/A
Turnout 60.6
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Castle electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John David Cyril White 2,132 52.2 N/A
Conservative Robert William Boorman 767 18.8 N/A
Labour Jane Jacks 733 17.9 N/A
Green Stephen Roger Lawrence 451 11.1 N/A
Turnout 62.6
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Cherry Hinton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Christine Margaret Carter 1,633 40.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat Benjamin William Hutchings 1,105 27.4 N/A
Conservative Edward Alexander MacNaghten 1,054 26.2 N/A
Green Neil Alan Ford 237 5.9 N/A
Turnout 64.0
Labour win (new seat)
Coleridge electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Ballard 1,255 35.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Andrew Blackhurst 1,203 34.4 N/A
Conservative Steve Alexander Jones 718 20.6 N/A
Green Marilyn Carter 241 6.9 N/A
UKIP Albert Charles Watts 77 2.2 N/A
Turnout 59.9
Labour win (new seat)
East Chesterton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Julian Leon Huppert 1,411 39.2 N/A
Labour Janet Robertson 1,187 32.9 N/A
Conservative Kevin Andre Francis 694 19.3 N/A
Green Peter Harry Pope 306 8.5 N/A
Turnout 60.8
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
King's Hedges electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Primrose Elizabeth Hughes 1,228 36.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Clive Hollins 1,129 33.9 N/A
Conservative Rhona Corinne Boorman 728 21.9 N/A
Green Gerhard Ernst Goldbeck-Wood 243 7.3 N/A
Turnout 55.2
Labour win (new seat)
Market electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Gaynor Victoria Griffiths 1,877 50.1 N/A
Conservative Timothy James Haire 665 17.8 N/A
Labour Elizabeth Walter 610 16.3 N/A
Green Martin Vaughan Lucas-Smith 592 15.8 N/A
Turnout 57.5
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Newnham electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Alexander Arthur Luttrell Reid 1,978 50.7 N/A
Conservative Alasdair Ewen Ross 703 18.0 N/A
Labour Rita Rosemary Gaggs 671 17.2 N/A
Green Anna Serena Gomori-Woodcock 553 14.2 N/A
Turnout 62.1
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Petersfield electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nichola Jane Harrison 1,356 40.4 N/A
Labour Lucy Ann Sheerman 1,052 31.3 N/A
Green John Collins 527 15.7 N/A
Conservative Rosemary Anne Clarkson 426 12.7 N/A
Turnout 54.8
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Queen Edith's electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey John Heathcock 2,392 59.2 N/A
Conservative Andre Beaumont 848 21.0 N/A
Labour Co-op Leonard Arthur Freeman 574 14.2 N/A
Green Shayne Mary Mitchell 225 5.6 N/A
Turnout 63.0
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Romsey electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Joanna Toomey 1,668 44.9 N/A
Labour Co-op Jozef Lawrence Gluza 1,235 33.3 N/A
Green Hamish Downer 402 10.8 N/A
Conservative Mark Patrick Fanken-Hall 359 9.7 N/A
UKIP Marjorie Ruth Hadley Barr 45 1.2 N/A
Turnout 59.1
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Trumpington electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Anne Christine Kent 1,669 50.9 N/A
Conservative John Ionides 904 27.6 N/A
Labour Co-op George Samuel Tudor 435 13.3 N/A
Green Ceri Barbara Galloway 266 8.1 N/A
Turnout 61.1
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
West Chesterton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Kevin Wilkins 1,869 46.7 N/A
Labour Simon Richard Ainsley Watkins 964 24.1 N/A
Conservative James Andrew Strachan 699 17.5 N/A
Green Sarah Peake 468 11.7 N/A
Turnout 62.8
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)

East Cambridgeshire (9 seats)[edit]

Burwell electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Hazel Williams 2,220 55.9 N/A
Conservative Lavinia Rebecca Edwards 1,749 44.1 N/A
Turnout 64.4
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Ely North and East electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nigel Charles Bell 2,589 59.6 N/A
Conservative Victoria Angela Hearne-Casapieri 1,754 40.4 N/A
Turnout 60.2
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Ely South and West electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Linda Jane Crossley 2,123 56.2 N/A
Conservative Andrew Roderick Mair 1,656 43.8 N/A
Turnout 64.7
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Haddenham electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Thomas Ian Hunt 1,994 41.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat Gareth Laurence Philip Wilson 1,789 37.1 N/A
Labour Michele Wilkinson 710 14.7 N/A
Green Astra Patricia Carter-Marsh 336 6.9 N/A
Turnout 66.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Littleport electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brenda Miriam Bean 1,599 55.2 N/A
Conservative Frederick John William Brown 1,299 44.8 N/A
Turnout 51.9
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Soham and Fordham Villages electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Judith Broadway 3,380 27.9 N/A
Conservative John Albert Powley 3,039 25.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Michael William Allan 2,872 23.7 N/A
Conservative Jacqueline Petts 2,837 23.4 N/A
Turnout 50.6
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Sutton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Philip David Bailey 2,122 56.8 N/A
Conservative Philip Anderson Edmund Read 1,617 43.3 N/A
Turnout 63.2
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Woodditton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mathew Gauntlett Shuter 2,476 49.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Beate (Sisse) McCall 1,644 33.0 N/A
Labour Steven John O'Dell 859 17.3 N/A
Turnout 65.2
Conservative win (new seat)

Fenland (11 seats)[edit]

Chatteris electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Keith Melton 1,604 46.0 N/A
Liberal Democrat David Neale Upstone 955 27.4 N/A
Labour Susan Margaret Coomey 926 26.6 N/A
Turnout 62.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Forty Foot electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Geoffrey Farrar Harper 2,114 52.6 N/A
Labour Grant Charles Osbourn 1,142 28.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat Evelyn Vernon Bradford 765 19.0 N/A
Turnout 62.9
Conservative win (new seat)
March East electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frederick Hartley Yeulett 1,623 44.5 N/A
Labour Karon Andree Webb 1,190 32.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Michael Hal Pitt 551 15.1 N/A
Green Christopher John Bennett 287 7.9 N/A
Turnout 60.9
Conservative win (new seat)
March North electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Frederick West 1,497 52.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Edna Howarth 1,378 47.9 N/A
Turnout 57.5
Conservative win (new seat)
March West electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Kirby Ogden 2,105 57.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Simon Michael Rodgers 1,549 42.4 N/A
Turnout 61.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Roman Bank and Peckover electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Hardy 2,294 59.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Toby Fisher 1,591 40.9 N/A
Turnout 57.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Waldersey electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jillian Mary Tuck 2,164 58.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Shirley Fieldhouse 1,517 41.2 N/A
Turnout 57.7
Conservative win (new seat)
Whittlesey North electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin John Curtis 2,014 52.5 N/A
Labour Richard Jeremy Hibbert 1,341 34.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Philip Schofield 483 12.6 N/A
Turnout 62.7
Conservative win (new seat)
Whittlesey South electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thomas Ralph Butcher 2,291 57.9 N/A
Labour Mark William Goffrey 1,082 27.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat Thomas Spencer Yates 585 14.8 N/A
Turnout 61.6
Conservative win (new seat)
Wisbech North electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leslie Sims 1,585 47.0 N/A
Labour Kevin Roy Goddard 1,184 35.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Anthony William Morris 602 17.9 N/A
Turnout 48.2
Conservative win (new seat)
Wisbech South electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon John Edward King 1,941 53.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Louis Jerome Rodrigues 1,084 29.9 N/A
UKIP Paul Sydney Clapp 592 16.4 N/A
Turnout 51.0
Conservative win (new seat)

Huntingdonshire (19 seats)[edit]

Brampton and Kimbolton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter James Downes 2,563 48.3 N/A
Conservative Ian Derek Gardner 2,285 42.1 N/A
Labour Robert Kenneth Pugh 460 8.7 N/A
Turnout 73.7
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Buckden, Gransden and The Offords electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barbara Elizabeth Boddington 2,092 47.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat William Terence Clough 1,277 29.1 N/A
Independent Alec Baynton Stenner 579 13.2 N/A
Labour David Robert Nicholls 442 10.1 N/A
Turnout 72.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Godmanchester electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeffery John Dutton 3,114 23.9 N/A
Conservative Colin Richard Hyams 2,847 21.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Peter Ronald Fleming 2,397 18.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat Michael Frederick Shellens 2,047 15.7 N/A
Labour William Francis Hennessey 1,301 10.0 N/A
Labour David Michael Brown 1,298 9.9 N/A
Turnout 57.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Huntingdon electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Randolph Brown 2,830 25.9 N/A
Conservative Elaine Victoria Kadic 2,352 21.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat Michael Philip Burrell 1,375 12.6 N/A
Labour Ann Elizabeth Beevor 1,330 12.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Ann Monk 1,227 11.2 N/A
Labour David Mitchell King 1,119 10.2 N/A
UKIP Leonard Bruce 376 3.4 N/A
UKIP Andrew David Manning 326 2.9 N/A
Turnout 52.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Little Paxton and St Neots North electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Harty 3,598 25.9 N/A
Conservative Sharon Rosemary Lee 3,342 24.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Robert William Joseph Eaton 2,388 17.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Gordon Sydney Edward Thorpe 2,017 14.6 N/A
Labour Janet Boston 1,272 9.2 N/A
Labour Patricia Anne Nicholls 1,240 8.9 N/A
Turnout 55.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Norman Cross electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lawrence Walter McGuire 3,454 26.2 N/A
Conservative William George Martin Hensley 3,108 23.6 N/A
Labour Margaret Cochrane 2,009 15.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat John Robert Davidson 1,727 13.1 N/A
Labour Graeme Leslie Watkins 1,573 11.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Janet Siobhan Nevin Dutton 1,328 10.1 N/A
Turnout 54.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Ramsey electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Bridget Normington 1,737 46.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat Raymond Powell 1,412 37.6 N/A
Labour Carol Ann Harper 603 16.1 N/A
Turnout 58.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Sawtry and Ellington electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Keith Walters 2,898 58.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Martin Graham Land 1,244 24.9 N/A
Labour Mary Theresa Howell 846 16.9 N/A
Turnout 67.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Somersham and Earith electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Ackerly Penhall Eddy 2,386 49.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Anthony Bell Hulme 1,814 37.4 N/A
Labour Mark George Harry Holman 649 13.38 N/A
Turnout 66.5
Conservative win (new seat)
St Ives electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kevin Antony Reynolds 3,747 23.8 N/A
Conservative Dennis Roy Pegram 3,229 20.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat David Frederick Hodge 2,691 17.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Gillian Ann Jackson 2,471 15.7 N/A
Labour Richard John Allen 1,368 8.7 N/A
Labour Angela Louise Richards 1,191 7.6 N/A
Independent Stuart Frederick Littlewood 1,046 6.7 N/A
Turnout 55.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
St Neots Eaton Socon electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sandra Anne Giles 2,405 20.8 N/A
Conservative Rodney Samuel Farrer 2,293 19.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Ian Pele Taylor 2,055 17.8 N/A
Conservative Paul Keith Ursell 1,935 16.8 N/A
Labour Anthony Jude Gregory 1,524 13.2 N/A
Labour William Francis O'Connor 1,337 11.6 N/A
Turnout 50.6
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
The Hemingfords and Fenstanton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Cyril Bates 2,598 52.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Mark George Rainer 1,657 33.7 N/A
Labour John Philip Watson 662 13.5 N/A
Turnout 69.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Warboys and Upwood electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Victor Harold Lucas 2,544 55.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat John Michael Souter 1,489 32.4 N/A
Labour Steven Hicks 563 12.3 N/A
Turnout 64.6
Conservative win (new seat)

South Cambridgeshire (16 seats)[edit]

Bar Hill electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Edward Reynolds 2,266 45.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Thomas Joseph Flanagan 1,808 36.6 N/A
Labour John Samuel Shepherd 870 17.6 N/A
Turnout 69.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Bassingbourn electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Linda Joan Oliver 1,981 54.4 N/A
Liberal Democrat Ashley Woodford 982 26.9 N/A
Green Simon Peter Saggers 679 18.6 N/A
Turnout 67.3
Conservative win (new seat)
Bourn electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lister John Wilson 1,125 45.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Rolf Hansford 807 32.5 N/A
Labour Mark David Hurn 406 16.4 N/A
Green Pauline Radley 143 5.8 N/A
Turnout 68.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Cottenham, Histon and Impington electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Bradney 3,269 21.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat John David Jenkins 3,213 20.9 N/A
Conservative Peter Cecil Henry Hudson 2,717 17.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Linden Mary Leeke 2,377 15.5 N/A
Labour Helen Patricia Wright 1,453 9.5 N/A
Labour Aidan Romaine Hervey 1,357 8.9 N/A
Green Mark Johan Alexander Claessen 949 6.2 N/A
Turnout 61.7
Conservative win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Duxford electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Timothy James Stone 2,140 43.9 N/A
Conservative Robin Driver 2,100 43.1 N/A
Labour Alexandra Mayer 634 13.0 N/A
Turnout 72.9
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Fulbourn electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert John Turner 2,010 43.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Frances Aisha Roberts Amrani 1,939 41.7 N/A
Green Mary Anne Lawson 705 15.2 N/A
Turnout 61.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Gamlingay electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sebastian Gerald Molesworth Kindersley 2,541 45.1 N/A
Conservative Josephine Percy 2,084 36.9 N/A
Labour Mirian Lynn 663 11.8 N/A
Green Stephen Roy Edmondson 347 6.2 N/A
Turnout 72.8
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Hardwick electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Denzil John Baldwin 2,168 41.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat Livia Medb Mitson 1,855 35.4 N/A
Labour John Kazer 786 14.9 N/A
Green William Michael Connolley 438 8.4 N/A
Turnout 71.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Linton electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Dennis Batchelor 2,298 43.7 N/A
Conservative Peter Norman Hase 2,023 38.5 N/A
Labour Michael Gale 696 13.2 N/A
Green William John Quinn 240 4.6 N/A
Turnout 72.8
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Melbourn electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Charles McCraith 2,083 42.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Anthony Stuart Milton 1,854 37.4 N/A
Labour Donald John McCallum 735 14.8 N/A
Green Sally A S Nichols 281 5.7 N/A
Turnout 70.5
Conservative win (new seat)
Papworth and Swavesey electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mandy Lorraine Smith 2,033 52.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat Robin Barry Martlew 1,840 47.5 N/A
Turnout 67.9
Conservative win (new seat)
Sawston electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christine Gail Kenney 3,270 20.2 N/A
Conservative Anthony Geoffrey Orgee 3,225 19.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat Max Arnold Parke Campbell 2,915 17.9 N/A
Liberal Democrat David Terrance Ford 2,829 17.5 N/A
Labour Ronald Hornby 1,577 9.7 N/A
Labour Pamela Mary Stacey 1,521 9.4 N/A
Green Jacquelyn Jean Garfit 877 5.4 N/A
Turnout 61.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Waterbeach electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Michael Williamson 2,820 61.2 N/A
Conservative Gerda Ann Covell 1,789 38.8 N/A
Turnout 63.4
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Willingham electoral division
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Shona Fay Johnstone 2,011 46.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Rebecca Anne Mead 1,825 42.3 N/A
Green Marion Eva Barber 475 11.0 N/A
Turnout 65.8
Conservative win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election results and information for 2005". Cambridgeshire County Council. Retrieved 2012-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Local election results: Cambridgeshire". BBC News. Retrieved 2012-04-18. 
  3. ^ "Cambridgeshire". Andrew Teale. Retrieved 2012-04-18.