Local election results: Emersons Green

LABOUR gained two out of the three council seats for Emersons Green, with Conservative cabinet member Rachael Hunt the only sitting councillor to be re-elected.

Katrina Al-Hassan topped the poll for Labour, gaining 1,614 votes.

Rachael Hunt was second, with 1,532 votes, 24 ahead of Labour’s Ron Hardie in third, on 1,508 votes.

Former town councillor and Emersons Green deputy mayor Sadik Al-Hassan missed out on joining his wife Katrina, falling 10 votes short of third place with 1,498 votes.

Sitting Conservative councillor Colin Hunt, who had been a district councillor since 1987, ended up in fifth place, with 1,482 votes.

The third Tory candidate, Alka Mehta-Graham, who had been hoping to take over from retiring councillor Judy Adams, ended up in sixth on 1,183 votes.

Green candidate Sian Harris was seventh, with 876 votes, coming in 452 votes ahead of the three Liberal Democrats.

Election CandidatePartyVotes%
Katrina Al-HassanLabour Party161415%Elected
Rachael HuntConservative Party153214%Elected
Ron HardieLabour Party150814%Elected
Sadik Al-HassanLabour Party149814%Not elected
Colin HuntConservative Party148214%Not elected
Alka Mehta-GrahamConservative Party118311%Not elected
Sian Catherine HarrisGreen Party8768%Not elected
Gabriela MironLiberal Democrats4244%Not elected
Susan WalkerLiberal Democrats3243%Not elected
Laurence WalkerLiberal Democrats3063%Not elected
Figures from South Gloucestershire Council