Friday, 19 July 2013

South Cambridgeshire District Council By-Election Results

Kevin Cuffley has been named as the new district councillor for Sawston after a by-election in the village yesterday (Thursday 18 July).

The by-election was triggered in June after former independent district councillor, Sally Hatton, resigned.

The new Conservative councillor joins Cllrs David Bard and Raymond Matthews – also both Conservative Party – in representing the ward.

The results of the election were:

  • Kevin Cuffley – Conservative Party – 477 votes
  • Michael Kilpatrick – Liberal Democrat Party – 110 votes
  • Mike Nettleton – Labour Party – 199 votes
  • Elizabeth Smith – UKIP – 233 votes

The turnout was 18.83%.


Seats now held on the Council are as follows:

  • Conservative Party – 34
  • Liberal Democrat Party – 14
  • Labour Party – 1
  • Independent – 8

Details of all district councillors can be found by visiting www.scambs.gov.uk