I, Neil Davies, being the Returning Officer at the election of Councillors for Lordswood and Walderslade 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
Bowen David Alun Labour Party 817
Brake David Frederick Local Conservatives 1,752
Cook Bradley Charles George (commonly known as Brad Cook) Labour Party 777
Godwin Christine Janice Labour Party 917
Gulvin Adrian Victor Henry Local Conservatives 1,618
Hyner Sonia Lesley Green Party 339
Vincent Matthew William Liberal Democrats 272
Wildey David Robert Local Conservatives 1,728

And declare that:

  • David Frederick Brake
  • Adrian Victor Henry Gulvin
  • David Robert Wildey

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 0
Total 0

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: 1,658
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 1,336
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 2,994
  • The electorate as of today: 10,857
  • Turnout: 27.58%

Neil Davies, Returning Officer, 5 May 2023