Sunday, 24 November 2013

New Councillor For Comberton Elected

A new district councillor for Comberton has been elected following a by-election in the village.

Cllr Tim Scott was elected to South Cambridgeshire District Council last night after polling 378 votes.

The by-election was called after former district councillor, Stephen Harangozo, stood down.

The full results:

  • Fay Louise Boissieux – Liberal Democrat – 96 votes
  • Helen Mary Haugh – Labour Party Candidate – 74 votes
  • Tim Scott – The Conservative Party Candidate – 378 votes
  • Elizabeth Smith – UK Independence Party (UK I P) – 48 votes

The turnout was 32.33%.

Following the election the seats held on the Council now stand as; the Conservative party is in overall control with 35 seats, the Liberal Democrats hold 13, 8 Independent councillors and 1 Labour. There are 57 seats in total.