Lib Dems win King's Hedges

May 4, 2007 11:07 AM

Voters in Cambridge have again backed the Liberal Democrats to control the City Council.

In yesterday's Cambridge City Council elections, the Liberal Democrats won 10 of the 14 contested seats including making winning a second Liberal Democrat councillor in King's Hedges. The election of teacher Mike Pitt follows last year's historic breakthrough in the previously Labour ward.

Leader of the City Council, Ian Nimmo-Smith, commented:

"These results are an endorsement of the Liberal Democrat's stewardship of Cambridge City Council. Voters have re-elected the Liberal Democrat City Council - thank you!"

The final results:

Abbey: Caroline Hart (Labour)

Arbury: Alan Levy (Liberal Democrat)

Castle: Tania Zmura (Liberal Democrat)

Cherry Hinton: Russ McPherson (Labour)

Coleridge: Jeremy Benstead and Taruq Sadiq (Labour)

East Chesterton: Clare Blair (Liberal Democrat)

King's Hedges: Mike Pitt (Liberal Democrat)

Market: Mike Dixon (Liberal Democrat)

Newnham: Julie Smith (Liberal Democrat)

Petersfield: Lucy Walker (Labour)

Queen Edith's: Viki Sanders (Liberal Democrat)

Lib Dem candidates and councillors join David Howarth to launch the manifestoRomsey: Raj Shah (Liberal Democrat)

Trumpington: Andrew Blackhurst (Liberal Democrat)

West Chesterton: Diane Armstrong (Liberal Democrat)

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