I, Neil Davies, being the Returning Officer at the election of Councillors for Wayfield and Weeds Wood ward held on Thursday 4 May 2023 do hereby give notice that the number of votes given for each candidate at the election was as follows:

Surname Other names Description Number of votes
Burns Caroline Local Conservatives 799
Cook Esther Mary Labour and Co-operative Party 986
Crack Herbert John Alfred Liberal Democrats 108
Northwood-Boorman Judith Elizabeth Green Party 121
Peake Edmund Ralph Barralet (commonly known as Eddie Peake) Labour and Co-operative Party 915
Rai Nawal Local Conservatives 689
Tanner Steven (commonly known as Steve Tanner) Social Democratic Party 74

And declare that:

  • Esther Mary Cook
  • Eddie Peake

have been duly elected as the councillors for the ward.

The number of votes rejected or not counted by me at this election was:

Reason Number of votes
For want of official mark 0
For voting for more candidates than entitled  0
For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty 16
Total 16

Verification statement

As Returning Officer, I declare that having concluded the verification of ballot papers:

  • The total number of verified ballot papers from the polling stations: 1,033
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 916
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 1,949
  • The electorate as of today: 7,143
  • Turnout: 27.29%

Neil Davies, Returning Officer, 5 May 2023