South Cambs council elections: Tories retain control
The results of South Cambs District Council’s election are in with the Conservative Party retaining control of the authority.
The Tories now hold 33 seats, with the Liberal Democrats holding 16, Labour has one and seven Independent councillors make up the 57 seats in total.
Overall voter turnout was just under 35 per cent.
The overall make up of the council has not drastically changed with the Conservatives gaining one seat and Lib Dems losing two.
The results from the May 3 elections for Crow Country’s contested wards are:
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Mark Holmes – Liberal Democrat – 34 votes
Peter Robinson – Conservative – 371 votes
Simon Saggers – Green Party. – 132 votes
Val Barrett – Conservative – 786 votes (elected)
Margaret Hunter – Liberal Democrat – 320 votes
Peter Sarris – Labour – 307 votes
Duncan Bullivant – Conservative – 142 votes
Cicely Murfitt – Independent – 549 votes (elected)
Angela Patrick – Labour – 60 votes
David Thurston – Liberal Democrat – 24 votes
For reaction to the results check next week’s Crow.