Cambridge City Council Elections - Arbury Ward

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Seat 1 Seat 2 Seat 3
Ward created in 1968.
Initially 'represented' by councillors elected for St Matthew's Ward.
May 1968
Brian George (Con) 1538 62.3%
Gwyneth Lipstein (Lab) 929 37.7%
 
 
Con gain, Maj 609 24.7%.
May 1969
Sidney Reid (Con) 1161 40.2%
Clarissa Kaldor R (Lab) 947 32.8%
Bernard Cornell (Ind) 648 22.4%
Anne Miller (Lib) 133 4.6%
Con gain, Maj 214 7.4%.
May 1970
Clarissa Kaldor (Lab) 1876 55.9%
Anthony Cornell R (Con) 1482 44.1%
Lab gain, Maj 394 11.7%.
May 1971
Robert Woods (Lab) 2324 65.3%
Brian George R (Con) 1233 34.7%
Lab gain, Maj 1091 30.7%.
May 1972
O.M.Wendy Nicol (Lab) 2285 66.8%
Sidney Reid R (Con) 1136 33.2%
Lab gain, Maj 1149 33.6%.
June 1973 - 4 vacancies
Clarissa Kaldor R (Lab) 1662 82.6%
Robert Woods R (Lab) 1613 80.1%
Peter Cowell (Lab) 1606 79.8%
Elizabeth Peel (Lab) 1539 76.4%
Jacqueline George (Con) 602 29.9%
Sidney Miller (Con) 540 26.8%
Terence Skipp (Con) 491 24.4%
Lab Maj 937 46.5%. All four retiring in May 1976.
General re-warding
The northern part of Arbury formed the new ward of King's Hedges.
Part of Castle Ward between Histon Rd and Stretten Ave was added.
May 1976 - 3 vacancies
Elizabeth Gard R (Lab) 1160 46.8%
Michael Rooney R (Lab) 1127 45.5%
L.Ann Pettifor (Lab) 1118 45.2%
Olive Green (Con) 1093 44.1%
Stanley Tyrrell (Con) 1089 44.0%
John Newman (Con) 1084 43.8%
Lab Maj 25 1.0%. Retiring in 1980, 1979 & 1978.
Gard was retiring councillor for Newnham, Rooney for East Chesterton.
May 1978
Barbara May (Lab) 1314 53.7%
Sheila Jones (Con) 1135 46.3%
 
 
 
 
No change, Lab Maj 179 7.3%
May 1979
Edward Cowell (Lab) 1797 44.9%
Patrick Harris (Con) 1566 39.2%
Robert Arbon (Lib) 636 15.9%
 
 
 
No change, Lab Maj 231 5.8%
May 1980
Elizabeth Gard R (Lab) 1272 52.6%
Patrick Harris (Con) 922 38.2%
Charles Burch (Lib) 222 9.2%
No change, Lab Maj 350 14.5%
May 1982
Stephen Watts (Lab) 1058 39.2%
Stephen George (Con) 854 31.7%
Philip Laidlaw (SDP) 785 29.1%
No change, Lab Maj 204 7.6%
May 1983
Edward Cowell R (Lab) 1305 47.1%
Stephen George (Con) 893 32.2%
Philip Laidlaw (SDP) 572 20.6%
No change, Lab Maj 412 14.9%
May 1984
Elizabeth Gard R (Lab) 1093 46.8%
Susan Pilkington (Con) 741 31.7%
Peter Warner (SDP) 501 21.5%
No change, Lab Maj 352 15.1%
May 1986
Marie Thompson (Lab) 1041 47.3%
M.Sylvia Davenport (Con) 672 30.5%
Karen Burgess (Lib) 487 22.1%
No change, Lab Maj 369 16.8%
May 1987
Peter Chaplin (Lab) 959 39.7%
M.Sylvia Davenport (Con) 891 36.9%
Alison Pegrum (SDP) 563 23.3%
No change, Lab Maj 68 2.8%
May 1988
Elizabeth Gard R (Lab) 1100 51.8%
Sylvia Davenport (Con) 793 37.3%
Evelyn Corder (SLD) 232 10.9%
 
No change, Lab Maj 307 14.4%
May 1990
Marie Thompson R (Lab) 1343 54.4%
Julia Clark (Con) 687 27.8%
Evelyn Corder (LDm) 294 11.9%
Simon Ounsworth (Gre) 145 5.9%
No change, Lab Maj 656 26.6%
May 1991
Sandra Wilson (Lab) 1034 48.0%
Vivian Ellis (Con) 655 30.4%
Evelyn Corder (LDm) 466 21.6%
 
No change, Lab Maj 379 17.6%
May 1992
Vivian Ellis (Con) 931 45.4%
Elizabeth Gard R (Lab) 855 41.7%
Alison Pegrum (LDm) 265 12.9%
Con gain, Maj 76 3.7%
May 1994
Anthony Colombo (Lab) 1200 53.3%
Thomas McGuire (Con) 583 25.9%
Adrian Wrigley (LDm) 467 20.8%
No change, Lab Maj 617 27.4%
May 1995
Robin Horne (Lab) 1180 61.2%
Stephen George (Con) 438 22.7%
Adrian Wrigley (LDm) 310 16.1%
No change, Lab Maj 742 38.5%
May 1996
H.Patricia Wright (Lab) 1063 54.9%
Vivian Ellis R (Con) 670 34.6%
Adrian Wrigley (LDm) 205 10.6%
No change, Lab Maj 393 20.3%
Byelection - May 1997
Anthony Schofield (Lab) 1769 51.3%
Mark.J. Taylor (Con) 1106 32.1%
Tim Wesson (LDm) 571 16.6%
No change, Lab Maj 663 19.2%
 
 
May 1998
Anthony Schofield R (Lab) 676 53.2%
Mark.J. Taylor (Con) 395 31.1%
Rhodri James (LDm) 199 15.7%
No change, Lab Maj 281 22.1%
May 1999
Robin Horne R (Lab) 775 57.2%
Mark.J. Taylor (Con) 381 28.1%
Rhodri James (LDm) 198 14.6%
No change, Lab Maj 394 29.1%
  
Byelection - February 2000
Rhodri James (LDm) 723 44.5%
Stuart Newbold (Lab) 540 33.2%
Mark.J. Taylor (Con) 312 19.2%
Stephen Lawrence (Grn) 51 3.1%
LDm gain, Maj 183 11.3%. Retiring 2003
May 2000
Timothy Ward (LDm) 691 35.5%
H.Patricia Wright R (Lab) 655 33.6%
Robert Boorman (Con) 544 27.9%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 57 2.9%
 
LDm gain, Maj 36 1.8%
May 2002
Michael Todd-Jones (Lab) 828 41.0%
Rupert Moss-Eccardt (LDm) 579 28.7%
Robert Boorman (Con) 513 25.4%
Shayne Mitchell (Gre) 73 3.6%
Diana Minns (SoA) 27 1.3%
No change, Lab Maj 249 12.3%
May 2003
Rhodri James R (LDm) 739 36.4%
Ian Kidman (Lab) 689 33.9%
Robert Boorman (Con) 535 26.3%
Peter Pope (Gre) 70 3.4%
 
No change, LDm Maj 50 2.5%
General re-warding
Arbury gained the eastern part of Castle and lost Arbury Court to King's Hedges and Bateson Road to West Chesterton.
June 2004
Rhodri James R (LDm) 1167 39.9%
Anthony Hymans (LDm) 1004 34.3%
Timothy Ward R (LDm) 976 33.4%
Michael Todd-Jones R (Lab) 908 31.1%
Ian Kidman (Lab) 900 30.8%
Janet Robertson-Forrest (Lab) 777 26.6%
Robert Boorman (Con) 699 23.9%
Rhona Boorman (Con) 662 22.6%
Shapour Meftah (Con) 544 18.6%
Edwina Wood (Gre) 459 15.7%
LDm gain, Maj 68 2.3%. Retiring in 2008, 2007 & 2006.
May 2006
Timothy Ward R (LDm) 1022 40.3%
Michael Todd-Jones (Lab) 816 32.1%
Shapour Meftah (Con) 482 19.0%
Michael Smith (Gre) 219 8.6%
 
 
 
 
 
 
No change, LDm Maj 206 8.1%
May 2007
Alan Levy (LDm) 887 35.8%
Michael Todd-Jones (Lab) 875 35.3%
Shapour Meftah (Con) 504 20.3%
Michael Smith (Gre) 211 8.5%
 
No change, LDm Maj 12 0.5%
May 2008
Michael Todd-Jones (Lab) 941 35.3%
Rhodri James R (LDm) 908 34.1%
Shapour Meftah (Con) 468 17.6%
Catherine Terry (Gre) 187 7.0%
Tim Hawke (EDm) 161 6.0%
Lab gain, Maj 33 1.2%
May 2010
Timothy Ward R (LDm) 1633 38.9%
Ian Kidman (Lab) 1133 27.0%
Ali Meftah (Con) 812 19.3%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 620 14.8%
 
No change, LDm Maj 500 11.9%
May 2011
Carina O'Reilly (Lab) 1310 40.5%
Alan Levy R (LDm) 1015 31.4%
Ali Meftah (Con) 448 13.8%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 377 11.6%
Albert Watts (UKI) 87 2.7%
Lab gain, Maj 295 9.1%
May 2012
Mike Todd-Jones R (Lab) 1322 59.9%
Rhodri James (LDm) 417 18.9%
Ali Meftah (Con) 237 10.7%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 232 10.5%
 
No change, Lab Maj 905 41.0%
May 2014
Charlotte Perry (Lab) 1300 45.6%
Tim Ward R (LDm) 722 25.3%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 444 15.6%
T.James Mottram (Con) 385 13.5%
 
Lab gain, Maj 578 20.3%
May 2015
Carina O'Reilly R (Lab) 1673 39.1%
Tim Ward (LDm) 1165 27.2%
Eric Barrett-Payton (Con) 597 13.9%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 568 13.3%
Celia Conway (UKI) 281 6.6%
No change, Lab Maj 508 11.9%
May 2016
Mike Todd-Jones R (Lab) 1430 61.5%
Tim Ward (LDm) 368 15.8%
James Strachan (Con) 282 12.1%
Stephen Lawrence (Gre) 245 10.5%
 
No change, Lab Maj 1062 45.7%
Byelection - May 2017
Patrick Sheil (Lab) 1267 46.8%
Tim Ward (LDm) 992 36.6%
Henry Collins (Con) 450 16.6%
 
 
No change, Lab Maj 275 10.2%. Retiring 2018

County results in this ward


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