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Elections 2022: Full list of South Cambridgeshire District Council candidates





Residents in South Cambridgeshire will head to the polls next month to vote in district council elections.

South Cambridgeshire District Council elections at Cambourne Village College where the Liberal Democrats took control of the council Picture: Keith Heppell
South Cambridgeshire District Council elections at Cambourne Village College where the Liberal Democrats took control of the council Picture: Keith Heppell

All seats on South Cambridgeshire District Council will be up for grabs on May 5 along with all the parish and town councils under it except for Longstanton and Willingham.

The last full council election in South Cambridgeshire was held in 2018 when the Liberal Democrats gained control from the Conservative group.

The result left the Lib Dems with 30 seats, the Conservatives with 11, Labour with two and two independents.

Cllr Heather Williams, South Cambridgeshire District Council Conservative group leader
Cllr Heather Williams, South Cambridgeshire District Council Conservative group leader

The current composition of the council is 30 Lib Dems, 11 Conservative, two Labour, one independent and one vacancy following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Fiona Whelan in the Harston and Comberton ward.

Among those not seeking re-election is deputy leader Cllr Neil Gough, who is also the current deputy chair of the Greater Cambridge Partnership.

South Cambridgeshire District Council Labour election campaign launch
South Cambridgeshire District Council Labour election campaign launch

The district council is responsible for council housing, planning, the environment, cultural activities, parking, bin collection and business support.

Anyone who is not currently registered will need to do so before the deadline next week on April 14, at 11.59pm, or they will not be able to vote on May 5

Visit gov.uk to register. For more information email elections@scambs.gov.uk and or call 01954 71300.

The full list of candidates standing on May 5:

*Denotes sitting councillor

Balsham

  • John Biggs - Conservatives
  • Bob Ensch - Green
  • Geoff Harvey - Liberal Democrats*
  • Jason Walter - Labour

Bar Hill

  • David Barlow - Liberal Democrats
  • Thomas Lachlan-Cope - Green
  • Bunty Waters - Conservatives*

Barrington

  • Chris Chapman - Conservatives
  • Aidan Van De Weyer - Liberal Democrats*

Bassingbourn

  • Soma Pemmireddy - Conservatives
  • Simon Saggers - Green
  • Turlough Stone - Labour**
  • Susan Van De Ven - Liberal Democrats

**Sitting Labour councillor Nigel Cathcart is not seeking re-election

Caldecote

  • Oliver Barnett - Conservatives
  • Tumi Hawkins - Liberal Democrats*

Cambourne

  • Aftab Ahmed - Independent
  • Shrobona Bhattacharya - Conservatives*
  • Madhuparna Datta - Conservatives**
  • Stephen Drew - Liberal Democrats
  • Kirsty Ellerker - Labour**
  • Mark Hersom - Liberal Democrats
  • Helene Leeming - Liberal Democrats
  • Marcus Pitcaithly - Green
  • Conor Smith - Conservatives
  • Sobia Zaman - Independent

**Sitting Conservative councillor Ruth Betson and Labour councillor Gavin Clayton are not seeking re-election

Caxton and Papworth

  • Gaynor Clements - Green
  • Tanya Gray - Conservatives**
  • Mark Howell - Conservatives*
  • Sean Lindsay-Smith - Liberal Democrats
  • Peter Sandford - Liberal Democrats

**Sitting Conservative councillor Nick Wright is not seeking re-election

Cottenham

  • Nigel Bolitho - Conservatives
  • Colin Coe - Green
  • John Loveluck - Liberal Democrats**
  • Frank Morris - Conservatives
  • Annika Osborne - Liberal Democrats**

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillors Neil Gough and Eileen Wilson are not seeking re-election

Duxford

  • Peter McDonald - Liberal Democrats*
  • Luigi Murton - Conservatives

Fen Ditton and Fulbourn

  • Tim Andrews - Labour
  • Graham Cone - Conservatives*
  • Vince Farrar - Liberal Democrats**
  • Oliver Fisher - Green
  • Carla Hofman - Liberal Democrats
  • Uroga Okello - Labour
  • Neil Prem - Conservatives
  • Joanne Shiret - Conservatives
  • Luke Viner - Labour
  • John Williams - Liberal Democrats*

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillor Claire Daunton is not standing for re-election

Foxton

  • Douglas Hobro - Liberal Democrats
  • Deborah Roberts - Conservatives (previously Independent)*

Gamlingay

  • Harriet Gould - Conservatives
  • Bridget Smith - Liberal Democrats*

Girton

  • Tom Bygott - Conservatives*
  • Corinne Garvie - Liberal Democrats*
  • Marcelo Goncalves De Lima - Labour
  • Andrews Margetts - Green
  • Gita Patel - Conservatives
  • Richard Stobart - Liberal Democrats

Hardwick

  • Joe Beastall - Labour
  • Lina Nieto - Conservatives**
  • Marcus Streets - Liberal Democrats

**Sitting councillor Grenville Chamberlain is not seeking re-election

Harston and Comberton

  • Michael Atkins - Liberal Democrats**
  • Amanda Bacon - Conservatives
  • Ariel Cahn - Liberal Democrats**
  • Steve Edmonson - Green
  • Lorraine Mooney - Conservatives
  • Lisa Redrup - Liberal Democrats**
  • Michael Tierney - Labour
  • Joshua Vanneck - Conservatives

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillors Tony Mason and Ian Sollom are not seeking re-election. The third seat is currently vacant but was previously occupied by Liberal Democrat Fiona Whelan who stood down in November 2021.

Histon and Impington

  • Sandra Archer - Green
  • Gail Arnold - Conservatives
  • Olawale Awoyinka - Conservatives
  • Martin Cahn - Liberal Democrats*
  • Louise Daily - Conservatives
  • Sunita Hansraj - Liberal Democrats**
  • Pippa Heylings - Liberal Democrats*
  • Geoff Moore - Labour
  • Gareth Owen - Labour
  • Simon Patenall - Labour
  • Edd Stonham - Independent

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillor Steve Hunt is not seeking re-election

Linton

  • John Bald - Conservatives
  • Henry Batchelor - Liberal Democrats*
  • John Batchelor - Liberal Democrats*
  • Jessica Eve - Green
  • Merrie Mannassi - Conservatives
  • Michael Murray - Labour
  • Ernie Turkington - Labour

Longstanton

  • Harry Challands - Conservatives
  • Sarah Cheung Johnson - Liberal Democrats*
  • Alex Maylon - Liberal Democrats*
  • Clare Wilson - Labour
  • Khadijeh Zargar - Conservatives

Melbourn

  • Jonathan Carter - Conservatives
  • Paul Evans - Green
  • Thomas Goldie - Conservatives
  • Jose Hales - Liberal Democrats*
  • Sally Hart - Liberal Democrats*
  • Peter Sarris - Labour

Milton and Waterbeach

  • Paul Bearpark - Liberal Democrats*
  • Anna Bradnam - Liberal Democrats*
  • Eleanor Crane - Green
  • Elizabeth McWilliams - Labour
  • Alison Melton - Conservatives
  • Clive Rabbett - Conservatives
  • Judith Rippeth - Liberal Democrats*
  • Christine Smith - Conservatives
  • Anna Stevenson - Labour
  • Gareth Wright - Labour

Over and Willingham

  • Sephie Donnelly - Labour
  • Leslie Edwards - Conservatives
  • Bill Handley - Liberal Democrats*
  • James Hutchcraft - Conservatives
  • Daniel Lentell - Liberal Democrats**
  • David Parker - Labour

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillor Dawn Percival is not seeking re-election

Sawston

  • Paul Bryant - Conservatives
  • Donald Douglas - Conservatives
  • Libby Earle - Liberal Democrats**
  • Brian Milnes - Liberal Democrats*
  • Anand Pillai - Labour

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillor Clare Delderfield is not seeking re-election

Shelford

  • Andrew Appleyard - Conservatives
  • Peter Fane - Liberal Democrats*
  • William Jackson-Wood - Liberal Democrats**
  • Gregory Price - Green
  • Benjamin Shelton - Conservatives

**Sitting Liberal Democrat councillor Nick Sample is not seeking re-election

Swavesey

  • Susan Ellington - Conservatives*
  • John Turner - Green
  • Natalie Warren-Green - Liberal Democrats

The Mordens

  • Holly Derrett - Green
  • Sebastian Kindersley - Liberal Democrats
  • Heather Williams - Conservatives*

Whittlesford

  • Barry Carolan - Liberal Democrats
  • Richard Williams - Conservatives*

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