Hertfordshire County Council election results 2021: Kings Langley division

Residents took to the polls on Thursday (May 6)

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 3:24 pm

Results from Thursday's Hertfordshire County Council election are coming in, and in Kings Langley Conservative candidate Richard Roberts 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.

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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.

Voter turn out in Kings Langley was 37%.

Kings Langley

Cllr Richard Roberts

Elected - Richard Roberts (Conservative) - 2472 votes (62%)

Ashley Lawrence (Green Party) - 616 votes (15%)

Rob Eilbeck (Labour) - 523 votes (13%)

Dominic Sokalski (Liberal Democrats) - 369 votes (9%).

Cllr Richard Roberts said: "I am absolutely delighted to return to County Hall to represent Kings Langley for the next four years. I will continue to work as hard as I have done for the next four years.

“I am delighted to have been elected to the position of Group Leader of the Conservative Group and de facto leader of Hertfordshire County Council.

"Hertfordshire is a leading County, with an aspirational population where our outstanding services support right across our communities.

"This is a busy time for me but I am excited by the challenges ahead and already hard at work after these momentous elections.

“Can I thank my constituents across the Kings Langley ward who supported me and I will try my hardest to return there faith in me.”

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 on Monday, May 10.