Labour holds in first election results for Stevenage

IN the first two ward results for the Hertfordshire County Council elections, Labour has held both seats. In Bedwell, Labour candidate Sharon Taylor, who is leader of Stevenage Borough Council, claimed 1256 votes – a landslide victory over Tory candidate

IN the first two ward results for the Hertfordshire County Council elections, Labour has held both seats.

In Bedwell, Labour candidate Sharon Taylor, who is leader of Stevenage Borough Council, claimed 1256 votes - a landslide victory over Tory candidate Leslie Clark, who secured 763 votes.

In Shephall, Labour candidate John Lloyd amassed 1026 votes, compared with Tory Christine Hurst who totalled 784 votes.

Bedwell

CLARK, Leslie (Cons) 763

GODFREY, Thomas (BNP) 243

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STEINER, Gareth (Lib Dem) 342

TAYLOR, Sharon (Lab) 1256 Elected

TOMPKINS, Terry (UKIP) 490

WALKER, Ashley (Green) 181

Shephall

BASKERVILLE, Nicholas (Lib Dem) 380

COOPER, Carl (Eng Dem) 147

HOYES, William (Green) 193

HURST, Christine (Cons) 784

LAYSON, Bob (UKIP) 400

LLOYD, John (Lab) 1026 Elected

SAVAGE, Terence (BNP) 197

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