SOUTH CAMBS: Surinder Soond of the Liberal Democrats is the new Meldreth district councillor
LIBERAL Democrat Surinder Soond will represent Meldreth on South Cambridgeshire District Council. Mr Soond, who stood for the Lib Dems in place of outgoing district councillor Susan van de Ven, was successful in yesterday s district council ballot, pic
LIBERAL Democrat Surinder Soond will represent Meldreth on South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Mr Soond, who stood for the Lib Dems in place of outgoing district councillor Susan van de Ven, was successful in yesterday's district council ballot, picking up 717 votes.
This put him well ahead of nearest challenger Duncan Bullivant (Conservative), who got 474 votes.
Hywel Jackson scored 102 votes for the Labour Party, one ahead of David Kendrick of UKIP (101). The Green Party's Colin Reynolds polled 39 votes.
You may also want to watch:
Turn out was high across the district, and Meldreth was no exception, with 75.75 per cent
of registered voters having their say.
- 1 Jail for thief who stole scrap metal worth hundreds
- 2 'Community campaigns are making an impact, so have your say on rail link'
- 3 Three household waste collection crews suspended
- 4 Have your say on Barkway Road development proposal
- 5 Arrest made after woman verbally abused in alleyway
- 6 Where has the Duke of Edinburgh visited in Hertfordshire?
- 7 Family builds fairy garden for grandchildren during lockdown
- 8 'We have a huge task on our hands, but The Pheasant will fly again'
- 9 Consultation on East West Rail route opens
- 10 Man who climbed on Tesco freezer jailed for string of offences