Kevin Cuffley has been named as the new district councillor for Sawston after a by-election in the village yesterday (Thursday 18 July).
The by-election was triggered in June after former independent district councillor, Sally Hatton, resigned.
The new Conservative councillor joins Cllrs David Bard and Raymond Matthews – also both Conservative Party – in representing the ward.
The results of the election were:
Kevin Cuffley – Conservative Party – 477 votes
Michael Kilpatrick – Liberal Democrat Party – 110 votes
Mike Nettleton – Labour Party – 199 votes
Elizabeth Smith – UKIP – 233 votes
The turnout was 18.83%.
Seats now held on the Council are as follows:
Conservative Party – 34
Liberal Democrat Party – 14
Labour Party – 1
Independent – 8
Details of all district councillors can be found by visiting www.scambs.gov.uk