Adur District Council election - Conservatives ‘delighted’ to retain majority
The Conservatives have retained their majority at Adur District Council after election results were announced today (Sunday May 9).
At Adur there were 18 of 29 seats up for election.
Results from the West Sussex County Council election were announced yesterday (Saturday), with the Tories retaining all five Adur seats.
Their success carried into today, taking 11 of 18 seats available. Labour picked up five, one for the Greens and one independent Joss Loader was elected.
This means the Conservatives have 19 seats in total compared to Labour’s 7, with two independents and one Green.
Conservative Neil Parkin, leader of Adur District Council, said: “I am delighted that in spite of the fact that very few of my candidates did any canvassing and no knocking up because of Covid we not only held our place but increasing our majority.”
Buckingham: Matt Bannister (Labour) - 364, David Batchelor (Lib Dem) - 140, Kevin Boram (Conservative) - 646, Leslie Groves-Williams (Green) - 149
Churchill (two seats): Mandy Buxton (Con) - 590, Sylvia Knight (Lab) - 290, Steve Male (Lib Dem) - 153, Helen Mears (Green) - 154, Steve Neocleous (Con) - 585, Katie Piatt (Lab) - 259
Cokeham: Richard Aulton (Labour) - 305, Peter Groves-Williams (Green) - 137, Rob Wilkinson (Conservative) - 688
Eastbrook (two seats): Dan Flower (Labour) - 472, James Funnell (Conservative) - 580, Patrick Ginnelly (Green) - 178, Jill Lennon (Conservative) - 455, Carol O’Neal (Labour) - 486
Hillside: Angus Dunn (Conservative) - 702, Cheryl Giles (Labour) - 338, Leonie Harmsworth (Green) - 89
Manor: Carson Albury (Conservative) - 703, Steven Carden (Labour) - 235, Steve Creed (Lib Dem) - 122, Maggie Rumble (Green) - 140
Marine: Joss Loader (Independent) - 1,122, Peter Riley (Green) - 228, Nigel Sweet (Labour) - 286.
Mash Barn: Jason Lock (Conservative) - 441, Doris Martin (Lib Dem) - 132, Kat Morgan (Green) - 66, Sharon Sluman (Labour) - 465
Peverel: Vee Barton (Conservative) - 665, Lynn Finnigan (Green) - 115, Keith Humphrey (Lib Dem) - 75, Anne Page (Labour) - 216
Southlands (two seats): Simon Cheverst (Lab) - 363, Tania Edwards (Con) - 452, Nico Kearns (LD) - 193, Bridget Norfolk (Con) - 395, Deborah Stainforth (Lab) - 462, Anne Younger (Green) - 137
St Mary’s: Jeremy Gardner (Labour) - 754, Mike Mendoza (Conservative) - 521, Jane Mott (Green) - 205
Neville Pressley (Lib Dem) - 105
St Nicholas: Brian Coomber (Conservative) - 624, Gabrielle Crisp (Green) - 823, Adrienne Lowe (Labour) - 310
Southwick Green: Robina Baine (Labour) - 654, Ian Jones (Lib Dem) - 222, Leila Williams (Conservative) - 593
Widewater (two seats): Pat Alden (Lab) - 445, Ann Bridges (Con) - 853, Stephen Garrard (Lab) - 357, Steve Martin (LD) - 210, Joe Pannell (Con) - 702, Bob Virgo (UKIP) - 80, Russell Whiting (GRN) - 243.