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Local Elections 2018 Live: Count from the Guildhall in Cambridge

Local election count at the Guildhall in Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell
Local election count at the Guildhall in Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell

37.8% of Cambridge residents have gone to the polls to vote for 15 city councillors.

There is one seat up for each ward, with two in East Chesterton.

The council is currently controlled by Labour, with the party holding 25 seats. Liberal Democrats hold 13, the Green Party has one, and two seats are held by independent councillors.

No independent candidate are standing in the city. Labour, Liberal Democrats, Conservatives and the Greens are fighting for every chair available.

UKIP’s Peter Burkinshaw is standing for East Chesterton and Libertarian Aiden Christopher Ulrich Powlesland is in the running for Castle.

Guildhall Cambridge local election count. Picture: Keith Heppell
Guildhall Cambridge local election count. Picture: Keith Heppell



Naomi Anne Bennett, Green, 240

Nicky Massey, Labour, 1,283

Nicky Shepard, Liberal Democrat, 466

David Philip Smith, Conservative, 263


Dylan Coll-Reed, Conservative, 351

Stephen Roger Lawrence, Green, 219

Patrick Sheil, Labour, 1,258

Tim Ward, Liberal Democrat, 595


Othman Bankole Cole, Conservative, 245

Cheney-Anne Payne, Liberal Democrat, 957

Aiden Christopher Ulrich Powlesland, Libertarian, 26

Mark Reader, Labour, 932

Lucas Ruzowitzky, Green, 184

Cherry Hinton

Eric William Barrett-Payton, Conservative, 441

Russ McPherson, Labour, 1,282

John Louis Oakes, Liberal Democrat, 364

Jenny Richens, Green, 171


Donald Fisher Douglas, Conservative, 388

Lewis Herbert, Labour, 1,303

Sarah Louise Nicmanis, Green, 228

Lindsey Noah Tate, Liberal Democrat, 410

East Chesterton (x2)

Gareth Peter Bailey, Green, 345

Peter Burkinshaw, UKIP, 93

Timur Coskun, Conservative, 299

Owen Stewart Dunn, Liberal Democrat, 830

Thomas Hedley Fairfax Harwood, Conservative, 336

Carla Louise McQueen, Labour, 1,362

Shahida Rahman, Liberal Democrat, 811

Baijumon Thittalayil Varkey, Labour, 1,107

King’s Hedges

Angela Ditchfield, Green, 165

Daniele Josephine Gibney, Liberal Democrat, 397

Anette Karimi, Conservative, 302

Martin Smart, Labour, 924


Jeremy Lloyd Caddick, Green, 229

Anthony William Martinelli, Liberal Democrat, 866

Henry James Mitson, Conservative, 153

Dan Ratcliffe, Labour, 744


Rod Cantrill, Liberal Democrat, 1,139

Michael Davey, Labour, 825

Conner Gregory George MacDonald, Conservative, 165

Mark Slade, Green, 164


Sarah Elizabeth Brown, Liberal Democrat, 432

Virgil Au Wenhan Ierubino, Green, 278

Simon Lee, Conservative, 189

Ann Marie Sinnott, Labour, 1,256

Queen Edith’s

Joel Chalfen, Green, 218

Manas Deb, Conservative, 543

Dan Greef, Labour, 827

Colin Stephen McGerty, Liberal Democrat, 1,259


Dave Baigent, Labour, 1,451

Joshua Guy Blanchard Lewis, Liberal Democrat, 563

Martin Keegan, Conservative, 170

Cailin Ruth Patterson, Green, 269


Ceri Barbara Galloway, Green, 293

Dan Hilken, Liberal Democrat, 1,298

Philip James Salway, Conservative, 561

Katie Thornburrow, Labour, 1,302

West Chesterton

Jamie Dalzell, Liberal Democrat, 1,349

Michael John Hartford, Conservative, 275

Clare Frances King, Labour, 1,228

Shayne Mary Mitchell, Green, 203

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