1. ITV Report

Election 2012: Huntingdonshire

Political composition of Huntingdonshire Council following the 2012 local elections. Photo: ITV Anglia

Huntingdonshire

Conservative majority: 26

A safe Conservative council – the only one in the Anglia region to stay Tory even during the Conservatives’ lowest ebb in the mid 1990s. The Conservatives have had an overall majority on Huntingdonshire Council since 1976.

New council: Con 39 (-2), LD 7 (-1), UKIP 3 (+1), Others 2 (+1), Lab 1 (+1)

2011 share of the vote

Con 55%, LD 21%, Lab 13%, Others 10%

2008 share of the vote

Con 53%, LD 30%, Others 11%, Lab 6%

Electorate: 124,027

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