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South Cambridgeshire District Council by-election results

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


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