Results for Worcester City Council election
The results are in for the elections for members of Worcester City Council, held on May 6.
With all the votes counted, the Conservatives won five of the 12 seats that were being contested, Labour won three, the Greens won three and the Liberal Democrats won one.
This means the political balance on the City Council is now
- Conservatives – 18 seats
- Labour – 11 seats
- Greens – 4 seats
- Liberal Democrats – 2 seats.
Worcester City Council holds annual elections, with one third of seats going to the polls each year. This year's poll was postponed from 2020 because of the pandemic.
The results by ward are:
- Arboretum – Karen Lewing (Green gain)
- Battenhall – Louis Stephen (Green hold)
- Bedwardine – Alan Amos (Conservative hold)
- Cathedral – Lynn Denham (Labour hold)
- Claines – Karen Lawrance (Liberal Democrat gain)
- Gorse Hill – James Stanley (Conservative gain)
- Nunnery – Jim Carver (Conservative gain)
- Rainbow Hill – Adrian Gregson (Labour hold)
- St Clement – Simon Geraghty (Conservative hold)
- St John – Robyn Norfolk (Labour hold)
- St Stephen – Neil Laurenson (Green)
- Warndon – Owen Cleary (Conservative gain)
The City Council holds its Annual Council meeting on May 18. The Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Leader, Deputy Leader, and the Chairs and Vice Chairs of committees will be appointed at that meeting.