ELECTION: Independent councillor Mark Lemon holds onto Hatfield Heath

Ballot box

Ballot box - Credit: Archant

The winning candidate in the Hatfield Heath ward for Uttlesford District Council is Mark Lemon.

Councillor Lemon since 03 said: “I’m sad I’m the only independent, I feel all councils need independent-minded people. We can say what we think without being told what to say by the parties.

“I’m pleased to be elected again. It was a good contest against the Conservative candiate and it was close call.”

When asked what one independent councillor can do at UDC, he said: “I think I can tell people things that perhaps they don’t want to hear.”

“I am glad to be elected again to represent Hatfield Heath and Whtie Roding,” he added.


You may also want to watch:


Thomas Flack (Conservative) 571 votes

Mark Lemon* (Independent) 599 votes

Most Read

Juliet Richards (Liberal Democrats) 67 votes

* denotes returned councillors

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter