South Cambridgeshire District Council election, 2010

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South Cambridgeshire District Council election, 2010
Results by ward of the 2010 local election in South Cambridgeshire
Results by ward of the 2010 local election in South Cambridgeshire
Overall composition of the council following the 2010 election
Overall composition of the council following the 2010 election

Elections to South Cambridgeshire District Council took place on Thursday 6 May 2010, as part of the United Kingdom local elections, 2010. The election also took place at the same time as the United Kingdom general election, 2010. Nineteen seats, making up one third of South Cambridgeshire District Council, were up for election. Seats up for election in 2010 were last contested at the 2006 election. The Conservative Party retained their majority on the council, despite losing seats.

Summary[edit]

At this election, Conservatives were defending 11 seats, Liberal Democrats were defending 6 seats and Independents were defending 2. Since the 2006 election, a by-election had been held in Balsham where the Conservatives had held the seat.[1]

The Liberal Democrats had a good night, taking seats from the Conservatives in Balsham, Cottenham and Melbourn and from independents in Fulbourn and Histon and Impington. Conservatives however gained a seat from the Liberal Democrats in the Shelfords and Stapleford.

Results[edit]

South Cambridgeshire District Council election, 2010[2]
Party Seats Popular vote
Won Not up Total ± Votes %
  Conservative 9 20 29 −2 24,189 42.9
  Liberal Democrats 10 10 20 +4 21,142 37.5
  Labour 0 1 1 0 5,155 9.1
  Independent 0 7 7 −2 3,258 5.8
  Green 0 0 0 0 1,422 2.5
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 1,215 2.2
Total 19 38 57 56,381
Turnout 73.9

Results by ward[edit]

Balsham Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Pauline Elizabeth Jarvis 1,400 50.2 +1.3
Conservative Andrew Walter Blant 1,391 49.8 −1.3
Majority 9
Turnout 77.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Bar Hill Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bunty Elizabeth Waters 1,453 51.9 −4.6
Liberal Democrat Susan Gymer 628 22.5 −10.1
Labour John Samuel Shepherd 337 12.1 +6.4
Independent John Doland 164 5.9 N/A
UKIP George Wallie Oliver Lawrence 137 4.9 N/A
Green Donald Allan McBride 77 2.8 N/A
Majority 825
Turnout 71.2
Conservative hold Swing
Bassingbourn Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Charles McCraith 1,012 40.2 −15.8
Independent Peter James Robinson 609 24.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Peter Robert Fane 339 13.5 −6.8
Green Simon Peter Saggers 326 12.9 −10.8
Labour Gabriele Falcini 232 9.2 N/A
Majority 403
Turnout 72.3
Conservative hold Swing
Bourn Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Hugh Morgan 1,935 45.3 −0.8
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Rolf Hansford 1,670 39.1 +12.9
Labour Mumtaz Khan 489 11.4 +2.4
UKIP Peter Michael Verrechia 180 4.2 N/A
Majority 265
Turnout 71.3
Conservative hold Swing
Caldecote Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Olutumininu Olufolabomi Hawkins 663 45.6 −7.1
Conservative Mark Roy Taylor 611 41.9 −1.2
Green James Preece 94 6.5 N/A
Labour Norman Alexander Crowther 87 5.9 +1.9
Majority 52
Turnout 77.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Cottenham Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Lynda Harford 1,915 43.5 +3.3
Conservative Nigel Charles Francis Bolitho 1,877 42.6 −17.2
UKIP Eric Heaver 308 6.9 N/A
Green Heather Anne Macbeth-Hornett 305 6.9 N/A
Majority 38
Turnout 73.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Fulbourn Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John George Williams 800 33.6 +2.1
Independent Sandra June Olga Doggett 724 30.5 −14.2
Conservative Richard Michael Turner 614 25.8 +2.0
Labour Godson Adedoyin Lawal 240 10.1 N/A
Majority 76
Turnout 70.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Gamlingay Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bridget Zoe Dorrington Smith 1,241 43.9 −11.0
Conservative Adrian Neil Dent 1,130 39.9 +3.0
Independent Christina Hendrina Jozephina M. Baxter-Van Zutphen 299 10.6 N/A
Labour Grace Mary Everson 158 5.6 −2.6
Majority 111
Turnout 73.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Girton Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thomas Dominic Bygott 1,067 41.4 −6.8
Liberal Democrat Brian John Bromwich 994 38.6 +7.7
Labour Christopher Jones 258 10.0 +1.5
Green Teal Richard Riley 186 7.2 −5.3
UKIP Aubrey Malcolm Chapman 73 2.8 N/A
Majority 73
Turnout 76.4
Conservative hold Swing
Histon and Impington Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Edd Stonham 1,775 34.4 +9.6
Independent Neil Sinnett Davies 1,462 28.3 −6.4
Conservative Philip Scott 1,189 23.0 −9.9
Labour Niamh Marian Sweeney 561 10.9 N/A
UKIP Valeri Sybil Fryer 176 3.4 N/A
Majority 313
Turnout 82.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Linton Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Patricia Mary Bear 1,353 50.0 −15.5
Conservative Roger Keith Hickford 1,098 40.6 +6.1
Labour Stuart Mark Colley 173 6.4 N/A
UKIP Timothy Mark Skottowe 82 3.0 N/A
Majority 255
Turnout 75.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Melbourn Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jose Hales 1,476 45.1 +14.9
Conservative Colin Jaffray 1,343 41.0 −15.7
Labour Angela Mary Patrick 231 7.1 +0.6
UKIP Graham Peter Wilkinson 158 4.8 N/A
Green Samuel James Morris 66 2.0 −4.6
Majority 133
Turnout 76.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Meldreth Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Surinder Mohan Soond 717 50.0 −13.8
Conservative Duncan Richard Bullivant 474 33.1 +2.6
Labour Hywel Lamont Jackson 102 7.1 N/A
UKIP David William Poyntz Kendrick 101 7.1 N/A
Green Colin Frank Reynolds 39 2.7 −2.9
Majority 243
Turnout 75.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Milton Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mark Peter Hersom 1,274 58.4 +6.3
Conservative Gerda Ann Covell 908 41.6 −2.1
Majority 366
Turnout 72.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Sawston Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Raymond Michael Matthews 2,167 62.4 +12.6
Labour Lewis Daniel Evans 1,304 37.6 +3.5
Majority 863
Turnout 65.8
Conservative hold Swing
Swavesey Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Mary Ellington 784 56.2 N/A
Liberal Democrat Vivien Caroline Biggs 480 34.4 N/A
Labour Michael Lindsay Wilson 132 9.5 N/A
Majority 304
Turnout 73.4
Conservative hold Swing
The Shelfords and Stapleford Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Benjamin Shelton 1,942 45.9 −0.4
Liberal Democrat Michael Thomas Kilpatrick 1,517 35.9 −10.5
Labour Michael Robert Nettleton 444 10.5 +3.1
Green Linda Jane Whitebread 329 7.8 N/A
Majority 425
Turnout 76.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Waterbeach Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Terence Johnson 1,416 50.7 −5.5
Liberal Democrat Adrian James Wright 1,379 49.3 +5.5
Majority 37
Turnout 71.3
Conservative hold Swing
Willingham and Over Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philippa Saran Corney 1,778 47.9 −12.3
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Malcolm Gaiger Twiss 1,521 41.0 +1.4
Labour Joanne Frances Murray 407 10.9 N/A
Majority 257
Turnout 71.7
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ District Council By-Election: Balsham Ward - Thursday, 4 June 2009, South Cambridgeshire District Council
  2. ^ District Council Election - Thursday, 6 May 2010, South Cambridgeshire District Council
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Election results by ward". South Cambridgeshire District Council. 2010-05-06. Retrieved 2012-05-04.