The Conservatives have lost overall control of Waverley Borough Council.
Witley and Hambledon Ward returned two Tory councillors, although only a handful of votes separated them from a challenge by an Independent candidate.
The result, as reported by Waverley Borough Council, is as follows.
- George Adam Davies, Labour Party – 267 votes
- Jan Floyd-Douglass, Conservative Party candidate – 617 votes – ELECTED
- Maxine Beatrice Gale, Independent – 601 votes
- Trevor James Sadler, Conservative Party candidate – 615 votes – ELECTED
- Total number of ballot papers verified: 1225
- Electorate: 3007
- Turnout: 40.7%
Following the local government elections on Thursday (May 2nd) the count was held today.
Across the Borough there were gains for the Liberal Democrats and the Farnham Residents party.
The Conservatives had 23 candidates returned. Farnham Residents Association had 15, Liberal Democrats 14, Labour 2 and there was one Independent – a combined total of 32.
The full results can be found on the Waverley Borough Council website by clicking on the following link.