Conservatives sweep the board in North Herts

The Tories have swept the board in the North Herts vote in the county council elections. The Conservatives have retained six seats and defeated Labour in Hitchin North and Letchworth North East. They now control all eight seats in the county district,

The Tories have swept the board in the North Herts vote in the county council elections.

The Conservatives have retained six seats and defeated Labour in Hitchin North and Letchworth North East.

They now control all eight seats in the county district, in what is turning into a bad day for Labour.

The results are as follows:


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Hitchin North

Electorate 11,340, Turnout 41.1%

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BILLING David Edward (Lab) 1,495

CLARK Herbert Bernard (BNP) 171

COURTS Lisa (Lib Dem) 655

SHAKESPEARE-SMITH Ray (Con) 1,501 (Elected)

WOODRUFF Giles Colin (Green) 804

Hitchin South

Electorate 10,129, Turnout 45.2%

ASHLEY Derrick Alan (Con) 2,258 (Elected)

BILLING Clare Helen (Lab) 350

CLARK Paul (Lib Dem) 1,383

HONEY Chris (Green) 556

Letchworth East and Baldock

Electorate 11,221, Turnout 37.7%

BLAKELEY, Eric (Green) 611

KEIGHLEY Marcus Eric (Lib Dem) 817

MARDELL Peter (Lab) 719

MUIR Michael Douglas Robert McKenzie 2,057 (Elected)

Letchworth South

Electorate 10,763, Turnout 43.1%

DREW James (Green) 613

EMSALL Keith Fletcher (Con) 2,385 (Elected)

KISSEN Nicholas Frederick Henry (Lab) 618

WINTER Julia (Lib Dem) 980

Hitchin Rural

Electorate 9,042, Turnout 40.8%

BROOK Nigel Kenneth (Con) 2,043 (Elected)

JARVIS Sal (Lib Dem) 531

MARDON Bob (Green) 527

SHEARD Derek Nigel (Lab) 562

Knebworth and Codicote

Electorate 10,927, Turnout 42.0%

BLAND Harold (Green) 652

HOLMAN Jonathan (Lab) 437

THAKE Richard Arthur Charles (Con) 2,846 (Elected)

WILSON Anthony Reginald (Lib Dem) 631

Letchworth North West

Electorate 9,176, Turnout 36.4%

AGAR Nigel (Lab) 823

BLAND Rosemary (Green) 353

GILLESPIE Barry (BNP) 217

HONE Terence William (Con) 1,157 (Elected)

PENNY Martin Geoffrey (Lib Dem) 474

VICKERS Charles Jeremy (Eng Dem) 293

North Herts Rural

Electorate 11,601, Turnout 44.4%

GARLAND Kenneth (Lab) 255

HUNTER Tony (Con) 2,281 (Elected)

POWER Felix (Green) 379

SIMPSON Ian (Lib Dem) 2,208

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