Stevenage election results: Labour gains in Old Town and Roebuck

Labour's Anne Wells, who won the Roebuck seat, and Jim Brown, for Old Town, both made gains

Labour's Anne Wells, who won the Roebuck seat, and Jim Brown, for Old Town, both made gains at the Stevenage Borough Council Local Elections 2022 - Credit: Will Durrant

The Stevenage Local Elections 2022 results are in - with Labour gains from the Conservatives in Old Town and Roebuck.

The number of Conservative seats, which stood at 11 before the local election, is now in single figures.

The party has just nine members on the council, matching their total after the 2018 local election four years ago.

Council leader Sharon Taylor, in Symonds Green, has held her seat, and her party - Labour - has held control over the council.

Stephen McPartland MP attended the count to support his Conservative colleagues

Stephen McPartland MP attended the count to support his Conservative colleagues - Credit: Will Durrant

Stevenage Borough Council election results in full:


Bandley Hill: Labour HOLD

Andrew Anderson - Lib Dem: 232
Barbara Clare - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 42
Joan Lloyd - Labour: 786
Dhiren Malavia - Conservative: 589

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Turnout: 32.63% (down from 34.1% in 2021)


Bedwell: Labour HOLD

Chris Berry - Lib Dem: 191
Catherine Bibby - Conservative: 452
Nazmin Chowdhury - Labour: 941
Steve Glennon - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 73

Turnout: 29.03% (down from 32% in 2021)


Chells: Liberal Democrat HOLD

Roger Charles - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 50
Forhad Chowdhury - Labour: 507
Tom Wren - Lib Dem: 748
Matthew Wyatt - Conservative: 330

Turnout: 32.78% (down from 34.8% in 2021)


Longmeadow: Conservative HOLD

Bret Facey - Conservative: 610
Alistair Gordon - Labour: 594
Matthew Hurst - Independent: 178
Helen Kerr - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 25
Matthew Snell - Lib Dem: 121

Turnout: 34.85% (down from 37.2% in 2021)


Manor: Liberal Democrat HOLD

Louisa Barr - Labour: 315
Dean Carpenter - Green: 93
Victoria Facey - Conservative: 306
Andy McGuinness - Lib Dem: 1,218

Turnout: 37.92% ​​​​​​​(down from 39.5% in 2021)

Councillor Robin Parker, leader of the Liberal Democrat group at SBC, saw his party hold on to two seats

Councillor Robin Parker, leader of the Liberal Democrat group at Stevenage Borough Council, saw his party hold on to two seats - Credit: Will Durrant

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Martins Wood: Labour HOLD

Jim Borcherds - Green: 104
Lloyd Briscoe - Labour: 659
Andy Goldsmith - Conservative: 380
Isabel Wilks - Lib Dem: 370

Turnout: 33.07% ​​​​​​​(down from 35.5% in 2021)


Old Town: Labour GAIN (from Conservative)

Jim Brown - Labour: 1,107
Jody Hanafin - Conservative: 942
Mark Kerr - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 17
Madani Mannan - Lib Dem: 111
Elizabeth Sturges - Green: 189

Turnout: 37.77% ​​​​​​​(down from 40.5% in 2021)

Labour has HELD Stevenage Borough Council, with two Labour gains from the Conservatives in Old Town and Roebuck

Labour has HELD Stevenage Borough Council, with two Labour gains from the Conservatives in Old Town and Roebuck - Credit: Will Durrant

Pin Green: Labour HOLD

Andy Facey - Conservative: 484
Charles Littleton - Lib Dem: 142
Naomi Lovelace - Collins - Green: 131 
Lin Martin-Haugh - Labour: 749
Mark Pickersgill - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 24

Turnout: 32.52% ​​​​​​​(down from 34.6% in 2021)


Roebuck: Labour GAIN (from Conservative)

Nigel Bye - Lib Dem: 183
Bryan Clare - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 39
Nicholas Leech - Conservative: 628
Anne Wells - Labour: 757

Turnout: 31.45% ​​​​​​​(down from 33.5% in 2021)


Shephall: Labour HOLD

David Barks - Lib Dem: 134
Rob Broom - Labour: 834
Gwendolyn Lawrence - Conservative: 375
Michael Malocco - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 53

Turnout: 30.5% ​​​​​​​(down from 31.6% in 2021)


St Nicholas: Labour HOLD

Sandra Barr - Labour: 1,079
Amber Gentleman - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 60
Hazel Jones - Lib Dem: 180
Melanie Mitchell - Conservative: 485

Turnout: 31.93% ​​​​​​​(up from 31.6% in 2021)


Symonds Green: Labour HOLD

Clive Hearmon - Lib Dem: 115
Jack Ingarfill - Conservative: 523
Trevor Palmer - Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 28
Sharon Taylor  - Labour: 902
Richard Warr - Green: 112

Turnout: 37.92% ​​​​​​​(up from 36.9% in 2021)

Stevenage Borough Council leader Sharon Taylor has retained her seat in Symonds Green

Stevenage Borough Council leader Sharon Taylor has retained her seat in Symonds Green - Credit: Will Durrant

Woodfield: Conservative HOLD

Amodio Amato - Reform UK: 50
Phil Bibby - Conservative: 674
Neil Brinkworth - Lib Dem: 223
Jim Callaghan - Labour: 488

Turnout: 34.58% ​​​​​​​(down from 39.4% in 2021)