ELECTION: Great Dunmow South and Barnston ward goes to the Conservatives.


... - Credit: Archant

The winning candidates in the Great Dunmow South and Barnston ward for Uttlesford District Council are Graham Barker, Eric Hicks and Victor Ranger.

Dunmow South and Barnston winners

Dunmow South and Barnston winners - Credit: Archant

Residents For Uttlesford candidate Keith Mackman has lost his seat.

Councillor Ranger said: “It was close but we always knew that we have all-round policies which the other parties didn’t.”

Added Councillor Barker: “We are good at doing money which they haven’t spoken about.”

Councillor Hicks said: “I’ve represented Barnston for 12 years and I’m delighted that I’ve been returned for a further term to represent Dunmow South and Barnston. It’s a great of confidence from the electorate to me and I’m extremely grateful to them.”

Graham Barker* (Conservative) 1,412 votes

Ian Brown (Residents For Uttlesford) 1,066 votes

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Maureen Caton (Liberal Democrats) 344 votes

Gerard Darcy (Labour) 379 votes

Eric Hicks* (Conservative) 1,364 votes

Keith Mackman (Residents For Uttlesford) 1,019 votes

Milan Milovanovic (Residents For Uttlesford) 842 votes

Victor Ranger* (Conservative) 1,273 votes

Duncan Sargent (Labour) 319 votes

The turnout was per cent.

* denotes returned councillors