Hertfordshire County Council election results 2021: Hemel Hempstead Town division

Residents took to the polls on Thursday (May 6)

Monday, 10th May 2021, 11:39 am

Results from Thursday's Hertfordshire County Council election are coming in, and in Hemel Hempstead Town Liberal Democrat candidate Adrian England has won the seat.

Members are routinely elected every four years in ‘all-out’ elections – with the last set of full elections held in 2017.

There are 10 county councillors elected from divisions in Dacorum.

In Hemel Hempstead Town Liberal Democrat candidate Adrian England has won the seat.

Eight of those 10 seats were held by Conservatives and two by Lib Dems, before Thursday's election.

Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green candidates were standing in every one of the county council seats within Dacorum – with a Reform candidate standing in Bridgewater and independent Jan Maddern in Hemel Hempstead South East.

Turnout in Hemel Hempstead Town was 37%.

Hemel Hempstead Town

Adrian England

Elected - Adrian England (Liberal Democrats) - 1745 votes (41%)

William Wyatt-Lowe (Conservative) - 1485 votes (35%)

Tessa Milligan (Labour) - 632 votes (15%)

Samuel James Deering (Green Party) - 347 votes (8%).

Cllr Adrian England said: "The work starts now, this morning I have been out surveying traffic in Fishery Road, in Boxmoor.

"I'm elated to have won, but I am grounded in the knowledge that it is only for four years and then I will have to gain the trust of the residents again.

"I am very happy to have won."

Voters in Dacorum also voted on who they wanted to take up the role of Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire – the contest was due to take place last year, but was delayed due to the pandemic.

The result of Herts PCC and the Dacorum Borough Council by-election - Tring Central Ward and Leverstock Green Ward - will be announced today (May 10).