Conservatives take control in Peterborough

Richar-Brown-Peterborough-Councillor

Richard Brown (pictured) held Eye, Thorney and Newborough ward in yesterday’s local elections, helping the Conservatives to take control of Peterborough City Council.

The council had previously been under no overall control.

The Conservatives held four seats, gained two from Labour and one from UKIP.

Results for Eye, Thorney and Newborough were:

Richard Brown (Conservative) 1,252

Christian Defeo (Labour) 666

Layton Mills (UKIP) 214

Michael Alexander (Green Party) of Wisbech Road, Thorney 105

 

Callum Robertson (Lib-Dem) 70

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