Labour given a fright in Chells

Robin Parker was re-elected local council for Manor Ward in this years Local elections. Full result listed below.

However in the target seat of Chells June Griffith fought a hard campaign but lost by the smallest of margins, just 21 votes.

Manor Ward

Candiidate Party Votes
Robin Parker LD 1091
Susan Smith Con 465
Joseph Sherry Lab 449

Chells Ward

Candiidate Party Votes
Howard Burrell Lab 771
June Griffith LD 750
Julie Seddon Con 318

Apart from the Chells result there was no real other excitement in the local elections with it still being ‘as you were’ on Stevenage Borough Council. Labour have 32 councillors, Lib Dems 4 councillors & the Conservatives 3 councillors.