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    June 2004
    Local Elections: St Albans
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    The Liberal Democrats fell just one short of taking a clear majority on St Albans District Council. It means the Council remains in No Overall Control although the Lib Dems remain the largest party.

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    1973-CON; 1976-CON; 1979-CON; 1980-CON; 1982-CON; 1983-CON; 1984-NOC; 1986-NOC; 1987-NOC; 1988-CON; 1990-CON; 1991-NOC; 1992-NOC; 1994-LD; 1995-LD; 1996-LD; 1998-LD; 1999-NOC; 2000-NOC

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    The council has a total of 58 seats, and a third of these, 18 seats in total, were up for election this year.

    The Lib Dems gained five seats in total, taking two from Labour and three from the Conservatives. It brings their new total to 29 seats out of a possible 58. The Tories, Labour and and an Independent have another 29 seats between them.

    The new total is as follows: Lib Dem 29, Con 17, Lab 11, Independent 1

    Ashley | Batchwood | Clarence | Cunningham |
    Harpenden East | Harpenden North | Harpenden South |
    Harpenden West | London Colney | Marshalswick North |
    Marshalswick South | Park Street | Redbourn| Sopwell | St Peters |
    St Stephens | Verulam | Wheathampstead

    Ward
    Candidates

    Party
    (* denotes the current holding party)

    Results
    Ashley Alec Campbell Conservative 457
    Edward Hill Labour* 713
    MICHAEL ELLIS LIB DEM 912
    Peter Cobden St Albans Party 133
    Batchwood Eileen Brown Conservative 545
    ELEANOR HARRIS LABOUR* 732
    Allan Witherick Lib Dem 698
    Clarence Lee Foster Conservative 514
    Simon Grover Green 180
    David Lee Labour 416
    BRIAN SEINFELD LIB DEM* 985
    Cunningham James Vessey Conservative 542
    Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick Labour 340
    GEOFFREY HARRISON LIB DEM* 1180
    Harpenden East Nora Kavanugh Conservative 960
    David Crew Labour 245
    BRIAN PEYTON LIB DEM* 1224
    Harpenden North JOHN CHAMBERS CONSERVATIVE* 1228
    Rosemary Ross Labour 223
    Christopher Canfield Lib Dem 707
    Harpenden South ELIZABETH STEVENSON CONSERVATIVE* 1480
    David Lawlor Labour 220
    Nigel Jenkinson Lib Dem 536
    Harpenden West JOHN HENRY CONSERVATIVE* 1448
    Marc Scheimann Green 140
    Elizabeth Raynor Labour 232
    Jeffrey Phillips Lib Dem 698
    London Colney Brian Lee Conservative 721
    SEAN FLYNN LABOUR* 881
    Carol Prowse Lib Dem 414
    Marshalswick North John Foster Conservative 880
    John Baughan Labour 207
    JENNIFER STROUD LIB DEM* 1169
    Marshalswick South Richard Bretherton Conservative* 1025
    Sonia Smith Labour 313
    MELVYN TEARE LIB DEM 1193
    Park Street Katherine Cramer Conservative* 795
    Janet Blackwell Labour 266
    DAVID YATES LIB DEM 1079
    Redbourn ANTHONY SWENDELL INDEPENDENT* 1310
    Susan Walford Conservative 570
    Linda Spiri Labour 175
    Sopwell Roderick Douglas Conservative* 532
    JANET SMITH LABOUR 708
    Linda Bateman Lib Dem 532
    St Peters Maureen Havard Conservative 385
    Helen Ives-Rose Labour* 613
    MARTIN MORRIS LIB DEM 987
    Vera Tinson St Albans Party 100
    St Stephens DAVID CANHAM CONSERVATIVE* 1431
    Jane Cloke Labour 197
    David Parry Lib Dem 733
    Verulam CLARE ELLIS CONSERVATIVE* 1213
    Larry Heyman Labour 188
    Peter Burton Lib Dem 1051
    Janet Girsman St Albans Party 203
    Wheathampstead Gillian Clark Conservative* 1062
    Mary Cheale Labour 157
    PAUL EDELSTON LIB DEM 1137


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