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Nuneaton and Bedworth Elections see Conservatives increase majority and retain control of Council

Published on Tuesday, 10th May 2022

The Conservative party retained control of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council following the local elections on Thursday 5 May.

The party now holds 27 of the borough’s 34 seats, with Labour having five and the Green Party two. The Conservatives now hold every Bedworth seat.

Overall, the Conservatives gained two seats, the Green Party one, Labour lost one and the Nuneaton Community Independents did not stand.

Prior to the election, the Conservatives, who took control of the council in 2021, held 25, Labour held six, Nuneaton Community Independents two and the Green Party had one.  

Overall turnout was 30%, compared with 33% for the previous year’s local elections.

The Conservatives will shortly be revealing details of their cabinet and Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council leader Cllr Kristofer Wilson said:

“I would like to thank the residents of Nuneaton and Bedworth for putting their trust in us once again. As a Conservative administration, we will continue the programme of regenerating our town centres, supporting local businesses, investing in our civic pride and making our council fit for the future.

“We have a plan to Build a Better Borough for all the people of Nuneaton and Bedworth, and we will work tirelessly to do so.”

Full election results can be found at: www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/election-results