Herts county council elections 2013: Conservatives hold Royston

Conservative hold

Conservative hold - Credit: Archant

THE Conservatives saw off competition from UKIP to retain the Royston seat by 300 votes in last night’s county council elections.

Fiona Hill retained her seat with 1,508 votes, with UKIP’s Mark Hughes in second with 1,210 votes.

Turnout: 31.3 per cent

Les Baker (Lab) 732; Karen Harmel (Green) 232; FIONA HILL (CON) 1,508; Mark Hughes (UKIP) 1,210; John Winder (Lib Dem) 157