North Northamptonshire Elections 2021: LIVE from the count

It’s the first ever election for the new unitary authority

By Kate Cronin, Alison Bagley and Sam Wildman
Friday, 7th May 2021, 3:45 pm
Were at Kettering Conference Centre for all todays results
Were at Kettering Conference Centre for all todays results

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North Northamptonshire Elections 2021: LIVE from the count

Last updated: Saturday, 08 May, 2021, 11:19

  • Good morning from Kettering Conference centre where our team of reporters is covering the first ever North Northants elections
  • The results are coming in thick and fast, we’ll have them all for you as they happen

RESULT: THREE CONSERVATIVES WIN SEATS in Irthlingborough

Turnout: 35.67%

Elected are

Kirk Harrison (CON) 1,770

Dorothy Maxwell (CON) 1,817

Roger Powell (CON) 1,763

Others:

Caroline Cross (LAB) 1,288

Jon Gray (LAB) 1,137

Caroline Smith (LAB) 788

Matt Davies (REFORM) 151

Susan Smith (LIB DEM) 267

Joel Wylie (GREEN) 590

Former leader of Kettering Council Russell Roberts has won his seat in Wicksteed ward along with Scott Edwards and Larry Henson

Former Kettering mayor Labour’s Kelli Watts has failed to win her seat in Northall ward. Three Tories took the seats.

Former Kettering mayor has failed to win a seat in Northall ward.

The seats are now:

Conservative: 43

Labour: 14

Green: 3

RESULT: THREE CONSERVATIVES WIN SEATS in Northall ward

Turnout: 31.9%

Elected are

Ian Jelley (CON) 1,326

Anup Pandey (CON) 1,392

Kevin Thurland (CON) 1,394

Andy Byatt (LAB) 1,249

Clare Pavitt (LAB) 1,107

Keli Watts (LAB) 1,309

The Conservative Party in North Northamptonshire now have a majority

RESULT: THREE CONSERVATIVES WIN SEATS in Wicksteed ward

Turnout: 34.94%

Elected are

Scott Edwards (CON) 1,695

Larry Henson (CON) 1,504

Russell Roberts (CON) 1,621

Others:

Jehad Aburamadan (REFORM) 198

Adam Balmer (LAB) 819

Kat Ivanova (LAB) 799

Geoff Marshall (LAB) 814

Andrew Dutton (LIB) 970

ChristopherMcGlyn (LIB) 760

Chris Nelson (LIB) 590

The Tories now only need three seats to reach the target of 40 to win a majority. The next seat up is Windmill ward.

RESULT: THREE CONSERVATIVES WIN SEATS in Raunds

Turnout:

Elected are:

Helen Howell (CON) 2,095

Richard Levell (CON) 1,949

Lee Wilkes (CON) 1,873

Others:

Pauline Ellis (LAB) 614

Neil Harvey (LAB) 540

Sheila Harvey (LAB) 519

Garth Ratcliffe (LIB DEM) 307

Julia Thorley (GREEN) 408

RESULT: CONSERVATIVES WIN THREE SEATS in Rushden Pemberton West

Turnout: 32.39%

Elected are:

Barbara Jenney (CON) 1,981

Gill Mercer (CON) 1,766

Michael Tye (CON) 1,943

Others:

Gail McDade (LAB) 687

Gary Day (LAB) 666

Joe Norris (LIB DEM) 581

Grace Siddington (GREEN) 530

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