Cambs County Council Elections 2017: Conservatives hold Duxford seat

PUBLISHED: 15:12 05 May 2017

The Conservatives held on to the Duxford division in the Cambridge County Council elections.

The Conservatives held on to the Duxford division in the Cambridge County Council elections.


The Conservatives have held on to the Duxford seat in the Cambs County Council election after people in the county went to the polls yesterday.

Conservative Peter Topping held his seat, with a comfortable majority of more than 800 votes.

Local Government Boundary Commission boundary changes to reduce the number of divisions in Cambs mean that Mr Topping will represent Foxton, Shepreth, Heydon and the Chishills as well as Fowlmere, Thriplow, Duxford, Pampisford, Whittlesford, Ickleton and Hinxton in the Duxford division.

• Duxford division

Matthew James Barton (Green) – 148

Peter John McDonald (Lib Dems) – 1,248

Jackie Scott (Lab) – 286

Peter Topping (Con) – 2,066 ELECTED

Turnout: 3,748


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