Southwater & Nuthurst (electoral division)

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Coordinates: 51°01′49″N 0°17′52″W / 51.03038°N 0.29766°W / 51.03038; -0.29766

Southwater & Nuthurst
Southwater & Nuthurst
Shown within West Sussex
District: Horsham
UK Parliament Constituency: Horsham
Ceremonial county: West Sussex
EU Constituency: South East England
Electorate (2009): 9644
County Councillor
Brad Watson (Con)

Southwater & Nuthurst is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom and returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council. The current County Councillor, Brad Watson, is also Cabinet Member for Communications.

Extent[edit]

The division covers the villages of Copsale, Crabtree, Lower Beeding, Mannings Heath, Maplehurst, Nuthurst and Southwater.

It comprises the following Horsham District wards: Nuthurst Ward and Southwater Ward; and of the following civil parishes: Lower Beeding, Nuthurst and Southwater.

Election results[edit]

2013 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 2 May 2013:

Southwater & Nuthurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brad Watson 1,263 41.4 -8.2
UKIP Stuart Aldridge 1,094 35.8 +22.5
Liberal Democrat Peter Stainton 492 16.1 -11.4
Labour Jacqueline Little 203 6.7 +3.8
Majority 169 5.6 -16.5
Turnout 3,052 30.4 -6.1
Conservative hold Swing

2009 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 4 June 2009:

Southwater & Nuthurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brad Watson 1,934 49.6 +1.2
Liberal Democrat Peter Stainton 1,075 27.5 -13.8
UKIP Harry Aldrige 519 13.3 N/A
Green Tristan Loraine 261 6.7 N/A
Labour Jane Field 113 2.9 -7.3
Majority 859 22.1 +15.0
Turnout 3,902 40.5 -28.5
Conservative hold Swing

2005 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 5 May 2005:

Southwater & Nuthurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mr B Watson 3,057 48.4
Liberal Democrat Mr P J Stainton 2,608 41.3
Labour Mr T C Parker 646 10.2
Majority 449 7.1
Turnout 6,311 69.0
Conservative win (new seat)

References[edit]

Election Results - West Sussex County Council

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