Liberal Democrats Make Most Gains In Local Elections


Liberal Democrats gained 45 seats in the Council elections on May 5th.  For comparison, UKIP gained 31 and both the Conservative and Labour parties lost Councillors. 

Local Council Election Results

Councils

CON

38 (-3)

LAB

58 (0)

LIB DEM

4 (+1)

UKIP

0(0)

OTHER/NOC

24 (+2)

Seats

CON

842

(-48)

LAB

1326

(-23)

LIB DEM

378

(+45)

UKIP

58

(+31)

OTHER/NOC

167

 (-5)

Locally, Liberal Democrats triumphed by winning Godmanchester with 61% of the votes cast and by holding both Brampton and Huntingdon East.

Chair of the local party, Councillor Sarah Conboy, said “These results are very encouraging and show that the Liberal Democrat fightback is now well under way.”

 


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