The Leader of the Stevenage Liberal Democrats has told ITV News Anglia he doesn't expect his party to make a big impression at the General Election next month.
Robin Parker was speaking after holding his seat in the Chells division with a majority of 981.
The party haven't really made many inroads elsewhere in the local elections though, and Mr Parker believes it will be a similar story on June 8.
"I think for what it's worth that the Lib Dems will go up slightly, not hugely, and I think Labour will come down a bit," he said.
"I think we'll have a Conservative victory, that's my honest view, because I think a lot of people will fall for Theresa May going on about a strong and stable government.
"I think we will gain some ground, but I'm not suggesting for a minute that we'll sweep the board."
Only two of the six counties in the Anglia region have so far declared results but the Conservatives are making the early running.
The Chairman of Colchester's UKIP branch has defended the party after a poor showing in this year's local elections.
Just under a quarter of residents in Peterborough have cast a vote for the newly-created post of Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.