June 2023: Local Election results

New Cheltenham

Winning candidates Matt Palmer and Sandie Davis

Labour held both seats in the New Cheltenham ward, with a much-increased margin of victory over the Conservatives.

Labour’s second-placed candidate was 243 votes ahead of the leading Conservative – in 2019 the margin had been just 16 votes.

Topping the poll with 936 votes was new Labour candidate Matt Palmer, a former Emersons Green town councillor.

Sitting Labour councillor Sandie Davies received 907 votes, with Conservative Ian Adams third on 664 votes.

The two Liberal Democrat candidates came in fifth and sixth, more than 300 votes behind the Tories.

Full result:

Matt Palmer (Lab) 936

Sandie Davis (Lab): 907

Ian Adams (Con): 664

Gagan Singh (Con): 546

Ruth Davis (LD): 204

Richard Parkinson (LD): 152